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One of the finest hard rock bands of the '80s, Germany's Scorpions produced a wide array of melodic heavy metal that has more than stood the test of time. The band has come close to a half-century in rock, and there are many good reasons why.

Profile of German Hard Rock Band Scorpions
One of heavy metal's most commercially successful bands of the '70s and, especially, the '80s, Germany's Scorpions almost effortlessly bridged hard rock, arena rock and general mainstream pop/rock styles. In fact, the group's wide appeal helped the Scorpions deliver one of the biggest albums of the '80s even as they filled stadiums with...

Top 10 Scorpions Songs of the '80s
Germany's Scorpions are one of the longest-lived and consistently productive hard rock bands on the planet, having forged well beyond a 40-year career as major representatives of that genre. The group traversed most of the '70s in understated but workmanlike fashion, emerging ultimately in the '80s as pop/rock superstars as well as fine...

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