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- 1965: guitarist Rudolf Schenker founds the band, taking the first step in what will be a 50-year journey that will pioneer the heavy-metal genre
- 1970: frontman Klaus Meine, Rudolf’s childhood friend from Hanover, Germany, joins the group to lend his searing vocals
- 1982: “No One Like You” becomes the band’s first charting single, cementing them in the ears of rock fans
- 1984: Scorpions unleash “Rock You Like a Hurricane” upon the world, ensuring their place in cultural ubiquity and giving tropical storms everywhere their own theme song
- 1989: Two months before the Berlin Wall falls, Klaus writes lyrics that long for the “children of tomorrow [to] dream away / in the wind of change.” That autumn, the harmony-driven ballad “Wind of Change” rings throughout Eastern Europe, accompanying the fall of the Iron Curtain and the end of the Cold War.
- ~2009: As democracy blows across North Africa, “Wind of Change” and the band find themselves an inspiration once more, this time to a whole new generation of fans who never knew hairspray could be purchased by the barrel.
- 2015: The band turns 50 and celebrates with a tour and a new album, Return to Forever
- Led by: former Crimson Glory and Rising West frontman Todd La Torre, flanked by original members Michael Wilton, Scott Rockenfield, and Eddie Jackson
- The band’s most famous work: the concept album Operation Mindcrime
- Non-Mindcrime hits: the ponderous “Silent Lucidity,” the thundering “Jet City Woman,” the forceful “En Force”
- Queensrÿche: the band’s 2013 release, which AllMusic described as “the album most Queensrÿche fans have desired for the last 15 years”
- The band’s latest album: Condition Hüman, a record that’s been in the works since before 2013’s Queensrÿche
- Its concept: Songwriting where “melody is key,” shares Wilton. “We don’t want to have an album with filler songs. We want every song to be quality.”