Michael Schenker and the Temple Of Rock ‘Spirit On A Mission’


If proof were ever needed that certain things get better with age, then look no further than to Michael Schenker, as his re-emergence over these last few years with his Temple Of Rock band is nothing short of staggering. ‘Spirit On A Mission’ is the latest album from Schenker and as before, he is joined byIf proof were ever needed that certain things get better with age, then look no further than to Michael Schenker, as his re-emergence over these last few years with his Temple Of Rock band is nothing short of staggering. ‘Spirit On A Mission’ is the latest album from Schenker and as before, he is joined by former Rainbow singer Doogie White, 7-string guitarist and keyboard player Wayne Findlay, plus ex Scorpions drummer Herman Rarebell, and bass player Francis Buchholz. The opening track, ‘Live And Let Live’ shows the power and passion this man still has, the main riff explodes and is joined by some impressive double bass drums. This is a fast paced rocker with great melody and chorus, a great opening track. ‘Communion’ has more of a bluesy feel to it, with Doogie White sounding great, even more so when you consider his age. I can swear he is sounding better than ever. ‘Vigilante man’ is one of my favorites on the album, hard and heavy. For those who saw the last tour, yes, this is the new track they played and it went down a storm. The pace quickens for ‘Rock City’ which has some rather impressive drumming […]

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