|Written in the Sand|
|Studio album by|
|Released||August 28, 1996|
|Studio||Rumbo Recorders, Canoga Park, California |
The Sound Lab and Phase Four, Tempe, Arizona
|Label||Positive Energy Records|
Zero Corporation (Japan)
|Michael Schenker Group chronology|
|Michael Schenker chronology|
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||6/10|
Written in the Sand is the eighth full-length studio album recorded by the various M.S.G. lineups, the first group effort after the McAuley Schenker era. Re-energized by the short-lived reunion with UFO and by the recording of Walk on Water , Michael Schenker collected yet another group of players, composed of Leif Sundin on vocals, Shane Gaalaas on drums, and Barry Sparks on bass.
All music by Michael Schenker, all lyrics by Leif Sundin.
The Michael Schenker Group are an English guitar-oriented hard rock band, formed in London in 1979 by former Scorpions and UFO guitarist Michael Schenker. In 1986, Schenker and vocalist Robin McAuley formed the McAuley Schenker Group, which lasted until 1993. After that, in 1996 the Michael Schenker Group was reformed.
Strangers in the Night is a live album by British hard rock band UFO, first released in 1979 on the Chrysalis label.
Legends of Rock: Live at Castle Donington is a DVD released by German guitarist Uli Jon Roth. It features Roth's headlining show at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England in 2001, along with his special guests Michael Schenker, Phil Mogg, and Pete Way from UFO, and Jack Bruce from Cream. Released in 2002.
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Heavy Hitters is a 2005 album of cover songs by the Michael Schenker Group. Originally planned by Schenker as a collection of covers featuring himself and a "revolving all-star cast of guest musicians," the album was labeled and marketed as an MSG album, with the result that Schenker received only a flat fee.
Save Yourself is the sixth full-length studio album recorded by the various M.S.G. lineups, and the second album credited specifically to McAuley Schenker Group. It was released in 1989 on Capitol Records. "Save Yourself", "Anytime" and "This Is My Heart" were all singles released from the record. The album peaked at No. 92 on Billboard 200 Album chart.
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Tales of Rock'n'Roll is the twelfth full-length studio album recorded by the various M.S.G. lineups and the ninth studio album by the Michael Schenker Group. It was released in 2006 after two years of work, to celebrate the band's 25th anniversary. The music was initially composed for a UFO concept album, but Schenker decided instead to use it for a new MSG album, after he reformed the band with a new line-up. During the recording of the album, every lead singer from MSG's past incarnations contributed lyrics and vocals.
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Shane Gaalaas is a Canadian-born drummer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter best known for his long running affiliation with Japanese rock superstars B'z, whom he joined in 2002, and his extensive work with guitar virtuosos Michael Schenker, Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Vinnie Moore, and Jeff Kollman.
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