Despite being on a farewell tour, the Scorpions will not break up. Though the band announced that their massive tour behind their 2010 record Sting in the Tail would be their last, the German rockers have reconsidered their future
"We called it the farewell tour thinking – believing – it would be the last time we would play the U.S.A., that wherever we played, that would be the last time," said guitarist Matthias Jabs. "But the tour is still going, due to demand from the audience and promoters."
They have a project which will probably be released next year and could include film material and some kind of box set. The 'project' is likely to include some 'new' old songs leftover from the '80s and '90s. the guitarist explains they have been "resurrecting unfinished songs from what some people say was our best time – leftovers from 'Blackout,' 'Love at First Sting,' 'Crazy World' and 'Savage Amusement.
Although not confirmed, there are rumors that the band has been invited to play at the opening ceremony of 2014 World Cup competition in Brazil.
The Scorpions, who will close out their current world tour in December, follow
artists including KISS and Judas Priest in recanting their retirement after