|The Unforgiven World Tour|
|Live album by|
|Released||8 September 1999|
|Recorded||The Edge, Palo Alto, California, May 1999|
|Genre||Hard rock, heavy metal|
|Producer||Michael Schenker and Mike Varney|
|Michael Schenker Group chronology|
|Michael Schenker chronology|
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||7/10|
The Unforgiven World Tour is a live album by the Michael Schenker Group, released in 1999.
This is a double-CD live album recorded during three performances in May, 1999 at The Edge, Palo Alto, California. The material dates from throughout Schenker's career, including selections by the Scorpions, UFO, Michael Schenker Group, and his own solo work.
|1.||"Armed and Ready"||Michael Schenker, Gary Barden||5:03|
|2.||"Only You Can Rock Me"||Schenker, Phil Mogg, Pete Way||4:01|
|3.||"Natural Thing"||Schenker, Mogg||3:21|
|4.||"Pushed to the Limit"||Schenker, Mogg||3:40|
|5.||"Written in the Sand"||Schenker, Leif Sundin||3:40|
|7.||"Into the Arena"||Schenker||6:07|
|9.||"Pilot of Your Soul"||Schenker, Kelly Keeling||4:53|
|10.||"The Mess I've Made"||Schenker, Keeling||4:30|
|11.||"Fat City"||Schenker, Keeling||4:30|
|12.||"On and On"||Schenker, Barden||4:51|
|13.||"Attack of the Mad Axeman"||Schenker, Barden||4:53|
|1.||"Assault Attack"||Schenker, Chris Glen, Graham Bonnet, Ted McKenna||4:24|
|2.||"Another Piece of Meat"||Rudolf Schenker, Herman Rarebell||3:57|
|3.||"Love to Love"||Schenker, Mogg||7:22|
|4.||"Too Hot to Handle"||Mogg, Way||3:54|
|5.||"Lights Out"||Schenker, Mogg, Way, Andy Parker||5:14|
|6.||"Bijou Pleasurette / Positive Forward"||Schenker||6:00|
|7.||"Doctor Doctor"||Schenker, Mogg||5:09|
|8.||"Rock Bottom"||Schenker, Mogg||11:45|
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