Scorpions drummer Mikkey Dee confirmed last night that the German titans are to release a brand new studio album in early 2018 and continue rocking global audiences.

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Mikkey told a press conference at the Hall Of Heavy Metal History induction ceremony that The Scorps, who celebrated fifty years of existence with one of their biggest tours ever last year, have already started working on new music and the forthcoming songs are as exciting and as vibrant as ever, just as you would expect.

The Swedish beatmeister, often referred to by Lemmy as “the best drummer in the world”, also confirmed that the band are on a much needed break at the moment but will reconvene later in the year to record their brand new opus, their first with Mikkey who was Motörhead drummer for twenty-three years.

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We are currently unable to transcribe Mikkey’s exact words due to some damage caused by severe and torrential overnight storms here in Los Angeles. Our technical department are working hard to get things back on track and we should be able to transcribe what Mikkey revealed, word for word, in the coming hours.

For now, expect a brand new Scorpions album and another mega world tour coming your way in 2018.

So more to follow on this later, as well as a full report from last night’s tremendous Hall Of Heavy Metal History gala night out. Stay posted.

Official Hall Of Heavy Metal History Awards photographs are exclusive to MetalTalk, courtesy of Ron Lyon.

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