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SCORPIONS (1972–PRESENT). Classic lineup: Klaus Meine (vocals), Rudolph Schenker (guitar), Matthias Jabs (lead guitar), Francis Buchholz (bass, replaced by Paweł Mąciwoda), Herman Rarebell (drums, replaced by James Kottak). With a history that goes back to the early seventies, the Scorpions are best known for breaking into worldwide success in the 1980s with their song “Rock You Like a Hurricane,” which led to a string of classic hard rock hits for the band. Along the way, they launched Read more [...]


DOKKEN (1982–PRESENT). Classic lineup: Don Dokken (vocals), George Lynch (guitar), Jeff Pilson (bass), Mick Brown (drums). One of the stalwarts of the hair metal scene of the 1980s, Dokken rose to prominence on the basis of strong songwriting and the presence of a bona fide guitar hero in guitarist George Lynch. With their rockers and power ballads, the band was a fixture on MTV in the eighties and enjoyed a string of best-selling albums through the decade. Rising from the L.A. metal scene, Read more [...]