Herman Rarebell


The Scorpions

Monaco Records founder

Herman ‘Ze German’ & Friends

Stings Like A Scorpion

Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock

Herman ‘ze German’ Rarebell joined Heavy Metal giants The Scorpions in 1977 and went on to write several of their most popular hits, including ‘Another Piece of Meat’,  ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’, ‘Make It Real, ‘Dynamite’, ‘Blackout’, ‘Arizona’, ‘Bad Boys Running Wild’, ‘Don’t Stop At the Top’, and ‘Tease Me Please Me’.

In 1982 he released his first solo album Nip In The Bud (which he re-recorded as Herman ze German & Friends with the help of some friends of his as guest such as members of Dokken, Great White, Ratt etc.)

He later went on to form Monaco Records with Prince Albert of Monaco, where he acted as producer and also participated in many of the label’s projects as a drummer, as well as releasing a second solo album called Stings Like a Scorpion.

To date, Rarebell’s work has received 78 gold records, 30 platinum records, and many music wards including an Echo and a World Music Award.

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