Scorpions & Whitesnake - Details & Tickets - Auckland 2020
Posted: Jan 14 2020
Scorpions & Whitesnake To Play NZ Double Headline Show Feb 2020, Tickets And More
Iconic German hard rock band Scorpions return to New Zealand to play a double headline show with Whitesnake in February 2020.
Germany's leading hard rock group, Scorpions, formed in the mid-60s' have for a long-time been leaders in their genre of hard rock. In their long-running career, they have played over 2500 shows amongst other accolades. The group behind Rock You Like a Hurricane played New Zealand in 2018 for the first time opening for Def Leppard and this time they are back headlining their very own show. Playing alongside them in the double headliner show is Whitesnake, formed by Deep Purple's David Coverdale. After 12 long years, the group returns to many excited hard rock fans.
Formed in 1965 in Hanover Germany, Scorpions have had a long and successful career within the hard rock genre. Across their long-spanning career, members have changed frequently with band founder, Rudolf Schenker being the longest standing member, the most commercially successful band lineup was during the late 70s to early 90s when they found commercial success with their album Love at First Sting which was certified platinum five times and had tracks such as Rock You Like a Hurricane, Bad Boys Running Wild and Coming Home on it. In their lengthy career, they have won countless awards including a star on the Hollywood Rock walk, a lifetime achievement award and a World Music Award - just to name a few. In 2018 they announced they would be open to putting together a 19th album. One of Germany's best exports will be set to play a loud, raucous show in February this year and one not to be missed.
Playing alongside the German rockers is American hard rock group, Whitesnake. Founded in 1978, the group was originally a backing band for David Coverdale's solo project album, White Snake in 1977. Initially the sound of the group was often described as blues rock but after moving to a more commercial rock style they found success with albums, Ready an' Willing, Come an' Get It, Saints & Sinners and Slide It In. The group has been on various hiatuses but in 2002 reformed and has been touring the world ever since. As part of their Flesh & Blood Wolrd Tours fan can expect the classics.
Scorpions & Whitesnake Ticket Info
- All ages, tickets range from $119 - $140 from Ticketmaster
Quick Fire Answers
- Auckland, Thursday 27th February, 7pm
- Concert held at Spark Arena, 42 Mahuhu Crescent, Auckland CBD
- Limited street parking around the venues, advised that public transport would be a better option
- The concert is all ages but, bring your ID as alcohol is available on site
- Join the Official Facebook Event
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Watch Whitesnake performing Here I Go Again in 2004