Michael Schenker is currently on tour to promote his new solo album, Bridge The Gap. On January 22nd, his tour made a stop in New York City, at BB Kings.  The set list included four musical periods; his work with the Scorpions, UFO, MSG, and his solo career. Michael Schenker performed three songs of the new album: Neptune Rising, Where the Wild Winds Blow, and Horizons.

During the show, Doogie White dedicated Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead to the memory of the late Ronnie James Dio. Both musicians were former frontmen of the rock band Rainbow. During the show, it was announced that Michael Schenker will be returning to New York City for two back to back performances.

The support band of the night came from Brooklyn’s own Gothic Knight and Awaken hailing from Connecticut. Both bands are currently promoting their new albums Reflections From The Other Side and Out Of The Shadows.

Michael Schenker Current Line Up : Rev Jones (bass), Doggie White (vocals),  Pete Holmes (drums), Wayne Findlay (seven string guitar/keyboards).

 

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Anya was born and raised in Donestk, Ukraine, and immigrated to NYC when she was 8 years old. In her early teens she discovered Power Metal and many artists from the European metal scene. Her passion for photography grew from her concert experiences. “There is nothing more exciting then capturing those small moments on stage that musicians have with their instruments.” she enjoys taking photos from the crowd and is not afraid to step into mosh pit to take photos of the fans in action. Photography has influenced Anya in other ways. When she’s not in the photo pit she can be found teaching preschool where photography is a big part of my daily curriculum. Photography is more than a hobby it is a passion, which allows her to combine all her interests into one.

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