Win tickets to see the Scorpions at the Forum. (Ian Laidlaw)
The Scorpions are back in Los Angeles, and your chance to see them perform is at the Forum in Inglewood on Saturday, Oct. 7.
We are giving away complimentary tickets to the show.
For a chance to enter to win, email us at with “Scorpions” in the subject line and tell us why you would like to go.
This contest ends on Friday, Oct. 6 at 1 p.m.
More info on the Scorpions
Like many youngsters born in post-war Germany, Klaus Meine and Rudolf Schenker were influenced by the music and other life-enhancing delights imported into their homeland by American GI’s – Elvis Presley, chewing gum, blue jeans and leather jackets, but most of all rock ‘n’ roll. From an early age, both of them had an irresistible urge to grab a guitar and step into the limelight. In the early 1960s the Beatles sparked off the beat revolution. By the mid-1960s Klaus Meine and Rudolf Schenker, both of whom were blessed with understanding parents, had also taken to the stage with their beat groups. In 1965 Rudolf Schenker started up the SCORPIONS in Hanover. Rudolf’s younger brother Michael Schenker was, like Matthias Jabs, smitten by beat music and the burgeoning rock culture. Guitarist and songwriter Rudolf Schenker’s earliest influences were the raw riffs of bands like The Yardbirds, Pretty Things and Spooky Tooth, who in those days were regarded as the real hard rockers. At New Year 1970, the younger Schenker brother Michael, who despite his youth had already established himself as an outstanding guitarist, left the Hanover-based group Copernicus, along with singer and composer Klaus Meine, to join Rudolf Schenker’s SCORPIONS. Rudolf Schenker and Klaus Meine teamed up to form the accomplished Schenker/Meine songwriting duo, so laying the foundations for a spectacular success story.
What: Scorpions, Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m.
Where: The Forum, 3900 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood 90305