Former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen joined German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS on stage this past Friday, July 22 at the Saimaa Open Air festival in Lappeenranta, Finland to perform the song "The Good Die Young". Fan-filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. SCORPIONS frontman Klaus Meine dedicated the track to the victims of the bomb blast and massacre that took place in Norway earlier that same day.Turunen previously performed "The Good Die Young" with SCORPIONS on the March 27, 2010 edition of Germany's talk show "Wetten, Dass..?". The program also featured an interview with Tarja and SCORPIONS members Rudolf Schenker and Klaus Meine. "The Good Die Young" appears on SCORPIONS' final studio album, "Sting In The Tail", which was released in North America on March 23, 2010 via Universal Music Enterprises. The CD was recorded at a studio in Hannover, Germany with Swedish producers Mikael "Nord" Andersson and Martin Hansen (the team behind THE RASMUS' "Dead Letters" CD). "The Good Die Young" was written "about people who stand up for peace and freedom," according to Klaus Meine. "In a world that gets out of balance more and more every day, we try to put this feeling into music," he said.
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