MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: Touring Lineup, Setlist Revealed

Guitarist Michael Schenker from Hanover, Germany, continues to count among the most important and most admired guitarists of the international rock scene. His extremely fluent style, his successful combination of fiery rock licks, awesome power riffs and classical quotations has made him an icon for a whole generation. Whether as a member with the SCORPIONS and the British rock act UFO, a participant in the great, if short-lived CONTRABAND, or as a solo artist with his own act, MSG: Schenker has been involved in countless classics in the history of rock music. He signed a contract with the North German record label Armageddon Music in winter 2005 and is scheduled to release his new album, "Tales Of Rock 'n' Roll - 25 Years Celebration", on April 28, 2006.

The current MSG lineup, due to embark on their "Tales Of Rock 'n' Roll World Tour 2006" on May 4 in Istanbul, consists of Schenker, guitarist/keyboardist Wayne Findley, drummer Pete Holmes, bassist Rev Jones and Finnish vocalist Jari Tiura. The extensive tour will take the MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP to Germany, Britain, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Austria, Turkey, Belgium, Bulgaria and Switzerland, among others. Fans may look forward to an impressive best-of show featuring all the band's classics, as well as numerous brand-new songs.

As part of this year's Frankfurt music fair, there will be a signing session including CD presentation at the Nachtleben in Frankfurt on April 2, 2006, where Michael and Rudolf Schenker will also introduce their new Schenker Brothers Dean guitar. The following day, WDR radio will record the MSG show at the Underground in Cologne for their Rockpalast series. A further highlight is the appearance at the Graspop Metal Meeting and of course the show at the Wacken Open Air cult festival on August 3, 2006 before and with the SCORPIONS.

MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) "Tales Of Rock‘n‘Roll World Tour 2006":

Apr. 02 - GER Frankfurt - Nachtleben / pre listening
Apr. 03 - GER Köln - Underground / Rockpalast
May 04 - TR Istanbul - Yeni Melek
May 05 - BUL Sofia - TV Late Night Show
May 06 - BUL Kavarna - Festival
May 09 - GER Stuttgart - Röhre
May 10 - GER Nürnberg - Hirsch
May 11 - GER Hannover - Musikzentrum
May 12 - GER Osnabrück - N8
May 13 - GER Hamburg - Markthalle
May 14 - NL Hardenberg - Podium
May 16 - GER Köln - Live Music Hall
May 17 - GER Oberhausen - Zentrum Altenberg
May 18 - NL Tilburg - O13
May 19 - UK Wolverhampton - Wulfrun *
May 20 - UK Glasgow - Garage *
May 21 - UK London – Mean Fiddler *
May 22 - F Paris - Elysee Montmatre
May 24 - ES Barcelona - Bikini
May 25 - ES Valencia - Greenspace
May 26 - ES Madrid - Macumba
May 27 - ES Bergara - Sala Jam
May 29 - SWI Pratteln - Z7
May 30 - ITA Mailand - Rainbow
May 31 - CRO Zagreb - Tvornica
Jun. 01 - AUT Innsbruck - Hafen
Jun. 02 - GER München - Metropolis
Jun. 03 - GER Berlin - Columbia Club
Jun. 04 - GER Frankfurt - Batschkapp
Jun. 23 - BEL Dessel - Graspop Metal Meeting
Aug. 03 - GER Wacken - Wacken Open Air
Aug. 04 - BUL Varna - Monsters of Rock

* w/ FASTER INFERNO (feat. Tyson Schenker) *

MSG planned live setlist: World Tour 2006:

01. Assault Attack
02. Lights Out
03. Ready to Rock
04. Let it Roll
05. Angel of Avalon
06. Dreams Inside
07. Dust to Dust
08. Big Deal
09. Shadow Lady
10. Love Trade
11. Life Vacation
12. Rock n Roll
13. Tell A Story
14. Into the Arena
15. But I want more
16. Lost Horizon
17. Too Hot to Handle
18. On and On
19. Only You Can Rock Me
20. Attack of the mad Axeman
21. Armed and Ready
22. Aracnophobia
23. Doctor Doctor
24. Rock Bottom


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