Scorpions Awarded European Culture Prize In Honor Of Beethoven

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Scorpions were honored at the European Culture Prize gala this past Saturday (August 28.) The event, which was held in the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven, was dedicated to the celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth.

Singer Klaus Meine and guitarist Rudolf Schenker accepted the award in person. They later shared a couple of photos from the event on social media and wrote: "What an honor… Thank you so much. It was truly a Night to remember."

Scorpions recently completed work on their 19th album which is expected to be released early next year.

TL;DR:

  • Scorpions were honored at the European Culture Prize gala
  • The event was held in the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Scorpions plan to release a new album early next year.