Hard Rock Hell have announced the storming second wave of bands, including Michael Schenker Fest, to play their twelfth festival.
Michael Schenker Fest has been announced to headline the Thursday at Camp HRH in Pwllheli. Mesmerising the rock community since the ‘70s, Michael schenker’s distinctive guitar playing style and solidified his place in music history. His playing has proven to be inimitable and hugely influential for several generations of guitar players. Last year, his amazing achievements were acknowledged and celebrated by the HRH community, whose votes earned Schenker the HRH Axeman Award at the premiere HRH Awards.
As lead guitarist of UFO, Michael Schenker wrote hits like ‘Doctor Doctor’ and ‘Rock Bottom’, whilst with the Scorpions he composed classics like ‘Lovedrive’, ‘Coast To Coast’ and ‘Holiday’. Not content with being a key player in these iconic groups, back in ‘79 Michael decided to forge his own path, which led him to found the legendary Michael Schenker Group (aka M.S.G.).
Recently, Michael has been recording with his band Michael Schenker Fest, who as we go to press, are preparing for the release of their forthcoming studio album ‘Resurrection’. Michael Schenker Fest will be fielding a line-up of legends: original M.S.G musicians Ted Mckenna (drums, keys), Chris Glen (bass) and Steve Mann (guitar), also M.S.G. singers Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley, as well as Doogie White, of Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock.
In addition to Michael Schenker Fest , HRH have also announced more bands: Rock Goddess, Vintage Caravan, Blitzkrieg, Hawklords, Demon, Witchfynde, The Wild!, The Dust Coda, VA ROCKS, Smoking Martha, Voodoo Blood, Anchor Lane, City of Thieves, The Bad Flowers, Blind River, deVience, Riders to Ruin, SINSIDE, Red Hawk Rising, Stand Amongst Giants, and Walkway.
These join an already impressive line-up of rock, including headliners Saxon and The Dead Daisies. Other bands already announced include Femme Fatale, Girlschool, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, Tygers of Pan Tang, Thunderstick, The Rising Souls, The Dukes of Bordello, Renegade Twelve, Ryders Creed and there is still more to come later on in the year.
Hard Rock Hell XII will be held at Camp HRH, Pwllheli, North Wales between 8th / 11th November 2018.
For further information visit: www.hardrockhell.com
Check out the official music video for ‘Warrior’ from Michael Schenker Fest’s new album ‘Resurrection’ out March 2nd on Nuclear Blast.
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