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Scorpions drummer and songwriter signs new autobiography at Sundance Books



What: Herman “Ze German” Rarebell presents his new autobiography And Speaking of Scorpions….

Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno, NV 89509

When: Wednesday, November 2, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

About the Book: Defying odds longer than that of Arcangues winning the 1993 Breeder’s Cup Classic horse race, the Scorpions rose to rock and roll royalty from relative obscurity in Hannover, West Germany during the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Herman Rarebell, aka Herman “Ze German,” was part of it all. More than just a drummer, Herman’s additional input through his imaginative and inspired songwriting was conceivably the key ingredient and missing component that led to their rise to prominence.

Shrewdly concealed within this autobiography is not only what can be considered the quintessential, definitive history of arguably the greatest band of their era, but also a masterful weaving of some of the most entertaining wit, whimsy and sage wisdom ever shared within the covers of a book. It is sure to be considered a masterpiece by those who have a love of tongue in cheek irony and satire.

About the Author: Herman Rarebell is known and loved around the world as one of the original members of the greatest German rock band of all time, the Scorpions. As history shows, he was arguably the catalyst behind the band’s string of successful albums in the late 1970’s and 1980’s. Along with his duties as the drummer for the legendary group during their heyday, he also authored many of their biggest hits. AOR staples like “Rock You Like A Hurricane,” “Make It Real,” “Passion Rules the Game,” “Bad Boys Running Wild” and “Blackout” to name but a few, all have a home on his résumé. Upon departing in the mid-1990’s, he went on to head Monaco Records, which he co-owned with his good friend, His Highness Prince Albert of Monaco. He is still active in music playing with a variety of artists in the studio and on the road, as well as producing new material with his own band, Herman Ze German and Friends.

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