Scorpions postpone three concerts due to Matthias Jabs injury
, 2022-05-12 09:14:16,
They’re pushed back the start of their European tour
Author: Scott ColothanPublished 7 hours ago
German hard rock heroes Scorpions have been forced to postpone a trio of European concerts after guitarist Matthias Jabs injury suffered an unspecified injury.
The band’s French promoters Gérard Drouot Productions confirmed that their shows in Toulouse’s Zenith Toulouse Metropole on Friday 13th May and Lille’s Zenith De Lille on Sunday 15th May will now take place at a later date.
Scorpions’ opening European tour date at Lisbon’s Altice Arena in Portugal on Monday (10th May) was also postponed.
The tour is currently set to resume on 17th May at the Accor Arena in Paris, France. No details about 66-year-old Matthias Jabs’ injury have been revealed.
Singer Klaus Meine said in a statement: “We very much regret having to disappoint our fans in the three cities that were next on the schedule of our world tour 2022 and ask everyone who had already secured tickets for their understanding.”
Earlier this week, Scorpions announced an extensive North American tour for August, September and October 2022 with special guests Whitesnake.
“After the amazing start we’ve had with our residency in Las Vegas, it‘s about time to come back for a real tour to rock the U.S. like a hurricane again,” singer Klaus Meine said of the North American dates. “We can‘t wait to see all you Rock Believers out there!”
There are currently no UK dates in the pipeline. Scorpions last performance on these shores was their headline concert at Bloodstock Open Air in August 2019.
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