Michael Schenker News and Tour Information
Updated on 02/25/2015

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[02/25/15 update]
Michael Schenker New Interviews: There are two latest interviews with Michael Schenker. Thanks, Tony and Junko!!

Michael Schenker - Spirit On A Mission - The Rock Guitar Daily Interview
Planet Mosh Michael Schenker interview

[02/24/15 update No.3]
New McAuley Website: Robin McAuley has launched a new website. Very Informative, especially you can find lots of Schenker/McAuley photos/videos from the 90th link. Thanks, Peter!!


[02/24/15 update No.2]
TRIDENT Wayne Findlay Model: Specifications of the new Dean 7 string TRIDENT Wayne Findlay Signature Model can be found on the Dean Guitars website.


[02/24/15 update]
More SOAM Album Reviews: There are some more CD reviews of Spirit On A Mission. (cf. 02/22/15 update)


[02/23/15 update No.]
New Michael Schenker Interview: A new interview with Michael Schenker has been posted on axs.com. Thanks, junko!!

[02/22/15 update No.2]
More World Tour 2015 Dates: Temple of Rock's Japan Tour dates have been confirmed on Michael Schenker's official website (cf. 02/08/15 update). Also, a Nicaraguan festival date has been retarcted and a Czech festival has been added.

Sun 05/03/15 San Juan Del Sure, Nicaragua Festival Siembra Y Lucha
Mon 05/25/15 Prague, Czech Retro Music Festival
Sun 06/14/15 Osaka, Japan Zepp Namba venue ad
Mon 06/15/15 Nagoya, Japan Diamond Hall
Wed 06/17/15 Tokyo, Japan Nakano Sunplaza
Thu 06/18/15 Tokyo, Japan Nakano Sunplaza

See also MSG Tourdate Page.

[02/22/15 update]
Spirit On A Mission Album Reviews: There are many album reviews of the soon-to-be-released album. Thanks, Alan and everybody!!


[02/08/15 update]
Spirit On A Mission Japan Tour 2015 (Special Guest: Graham Bonnet Band): Tokyo Onkyo has announced Temple of Rock's upcoming Japan tour with Graham Bonnet Band as a special guest as follows:

Spirit On A Mission Japan Tour 2015
Special Guest: Graham Bonnet Band

06/17/15 (Wed) Nakano Sunplaza, Tokyo
06/18/15 (Thu) Nakano Sunplaza, Tokyo
Door Open 6:30PM / Start 7:00PM
Yen 9,000 (incl. tax)
Ticket will be on sale on February 28.

06/14/15 (Sun) Zepp Namba, Osaka
Start: 5:00PM

06/15/15 (Mon) Diamond Hall, Nagoya
Start: 7:00PM

[02/07/15 update No.3]
More 70000 Tons of Metal Videos/Photos/Setlist: More videos, photos and a setlist from the 70000 Tons of Metal have been added to this page. Thanks, Wayne, Peter, Carl, Kenny and Junko!!!

[02/07/15 update No.2]
Michael Schenker Interview: A new interview with Michael Schenker has been posted on Melodic Net. He states that "We tour American in April, Japan in June, and then we tour Europe."

[02/07/15 update]
Spirit On A Mission Review: An album review of Sprit On A Mission can be found on GetToReadyToRock website. According to Michael Schenker's official website, Spirit On A Mission release dates are:
Japan - March 4, 2015
Europe - March 23, 2015
USA - March 24, 2015"

[01/30/15 update No.2]
Michael Schenker To Join Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp: Here is a message on the organizer's website. Looks like there are conflicting dates. Thanks, William!!
Some of the biggest heavy hitters in the world of metal are coming to Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp this coming March 26 - 29, 2015, and it's gonna get loud! Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp is proud to welcome MICHEAL SCHENKER of UFO, SCORPIONS, and MSG, along with GRAMMY AWARD-WINNER and GODFATHER OF HEAVY METAL DRUMMING, BILL WARD along with GLENN HUGHES of Deep Purple as special guests at this MASTERS OF METAL camp.

If you ever dreamed of jamming with true heavy metal icons, this is your chance. This is a once in a lifetime experience to spend time playing and learning from three of the biggest names in hard rock history. Along with meeting and jamming with these incredible talents, each band performs 2 nights at the infamous HOUSE OF BLUES at MANDALAY BAY. This camp is not to be missed by any metal fan, as this opportunity will not repeat itself.
[01/30/15 update]
More 70000 Tons of Metal Videos: More videos from the 70000 Tons of Metal can be found on youtube. Michael Schenker played AC/DC's Shot Down in Flames. Thanks, Junko!!

[01/29/15 update No.2]
70000 Tons of Metal - Michael Schenker Videos: Videos of Temple of Rock and Michael Schenker's performance at the 70000 Tons of Metal which took place on January 22 have been posted on youtube. Thanks Ryo!!

[01/29/15 update]
Dean Guitars New Michael Schenker Models: The Dean Guitars just unvailed two new models. Thanks, Ryo!!

USA Michael Schenker Red/Black Ltd 50 Pc

Michael Schenker Performer A/E Yin Yang

[01/23/15 update]
More U.S. Tour Dates 2015: The following dates have been officially confirmed on Michael Schenker's official website. Thanks, Scott!! (cf. 01/04/15 update No.2)

Sun 03/29/15 Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A. Rock 'N' Rol Fantasy Camp
Wed 04/01/15 Orangevale, CA, U.S.A. The Boardwalk venue ad
Thu 04/16/15 Binghamton, NY, U.S.A. Eclipse Night Club venue ad
Sun 04/19/15 Manchester, NH, U.S.A. Jewel Nightclub venue ad

See also MSG Tourdate Page.

[01/18/15 update]
Sprit On A Mission Album Review: Tony Conley's review of Temple of Rock's new album has been posted on this site. Thanks, Tony!!

[01/17/15 update No.2]
Temple of Rock Marseille & Sanary Sur Mer Shows Videos: Jean has kindly sent me the videos from two French shows he attended: Marseille (11/27/2014) and Sanary Sur Mer (11/26/2014). Thanks, Jean, Serge and Chris, Jean's tennis coach!!

[01/17/15 update]
Temple of Rock London Show Photos: Ross Halfin's gallery has some photos of Temple of Rock's London show on December 20, 2014. Thanks, Junko!!

[01/13/15 update]
More Spirit On A Mission Press Release: See Noblepr.co.uk and GuitarPlayer.com for the release of Spirit On A Mission.

[01/12/15 update]
Spirit On A Mission Album Detail and Vigilante Man Single Video: Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock have announced details of their new album titled Spirit On A Mission. The release is to be preceded by the single Vigilante Man. See this page. Promotion video is as follows:

[01/04/15 update No.3]
2015 Preview: There is an article titled "MICHAEL SCHENKER - German guitar god fights back after boozy burnout" on TeamRock.com (registration required). Michael Schenker wrote 4 songs with Wayne Findlay for the new album and cites him as a rising star saying "Wayne has been developing since 2004, and he plays seven-string guitar on this album. We use that instrument to create depth, contrasting the speed, energy and colour of everything else -- including the vocals." Thanks, Cristy!!

[01/04/15 update No.2]
More U.S. Tour Date 2015 (UNOFFICIAL): One more concert date of Temple of Rock's North American tour 2015 has been announced on venue website. Thanks, Axe!!

Wed 04/01/15 Orangevale, CA, U.S.A. The Boardwalk venue ad

See also MSG Tourdate Page.

[01/04/15 update]
Temple of Rock North American Tour 2015 - Meet & Greet: Meet & greet opportunities at the upcoming Temple of Rock North American Tour 2015 are now offered on Michael Schenker's official site.

[01/03/15 update]
Temple of Rock London Show Review: A gig review of Temple of Rock's London show can be found on this site.

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