Michael Schenker To Rock U.K.

Guitar hero Michael Schenker will tour the United Kingdom in December.  Playing songs from his MSG, UFO and Scorpions days, the axeman will also have new music for fans.

Photo: Steve Brinkman

Supporting his latest album, Bridge The Gap, Schenker will be backed by his “Temple Of Rock” band which features ex-Scorpions bandmates Herman Rarebell on drums and bassist Francis Buchholz along with Wayne Findlay on keyboards and guitar and ex-Rainbow vocalist Doogie White.

The outing follows November shows in Germany and Spain and officially launches after his Dec. 6 gig at Planet Rockstock in Porthcawl, Wales.  Here’s Schenker’s “Bridge The Gap” tour:

Dec. 10 – Newcastle, England, O2 Academy Newcastle
Dec. 11 – Glasgow, Scotland, ABC1
Dec. 12 – Nottingham, England, Rock City
Dec. 13 – Manchester, England, The Ritz
Dec. 15 – Leeds, England, O2 Academy Leeds
Dec. 16 – Bilston, England, The Robin
Dec. 17 – Norwich, England, Waterfront
Dec. 19 – Bristol, England, O2 Academy Bristol
Dec. 20 – London, England, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire 

Tickets are on sale now.  Click here for more details.