Blackout – Scorpions – 1982


Album Blackout by the band Scorpions
Album Blackout by the band Scorpions

Blackout is a hard rock and heavy metal album by the German band Scorpions, released in 1982.

It was their eighth studio album and featured the hit single “No One Like You”. The album was certified gold and platinum in the US and ranked 73rd on Rolling Stone’s list of “The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time”.

The album cover was a self-portrait by artist Gottfried Helnwein, who also appeared in the music video for “No One Like You”. The album was recorded in France and Germany, with singer Klaus Meine recovering from a vocal cord surgery. The album showed the band’s versatility and creativity, with songs ranging from hard rock anthems to ballads.

If you’re a fan of hard rock or classic rock, I highly recommend checking out “Blackout“. It’s an essential album that has stood the test of time and continues to be enjoyed by fans around the world.

The personnel of the album Blackout by Scorpions, released in 1982, are:

  • Klaus Meine – lead vocals
  • Rudolf Schenker – rhythm guitars, 6 & 12-string acoustic guitars, lead guitars on tracks 4, 8, 9, backing vocals
  • Matthias Jabs – lead guitars, rhythm guitars on tracks 4, 8, 9, 6 & 12-string acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Francis Buchholz – bass, backing vocals
  • Herman Rarebell – drums, backing vocals

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