Michael Schenker winds down his tour across North America in support of his latest work, a solo album entitled, Bridge The Gap. This night, the tour stopped at the Campbell Heritage Theater in Campbell, California. Just three more stops follow this one in California to bring this excursion to a close.

The album featured Doogie White (vocals) formerly of Rainbow, Wayne Findlay – (guitar, keyboards), Herman Rarebell (drums) formerly of the Scorpions, and Francis Buchholz (bass). White, Findlay, and Rarebell all performed on Schenker’s previous solo album, Temple of Rock, released in 2011.

Schenker played material covering most of his career in what can only be seen as a greatest hits set list. This includes the early days of the Scorpions, the iconic songs of UFO, the 80’s MSG catalog, and finally his recent solo work. If you are a Michael Schenker fan, this show was not to be missed.

The tour also features local band, Madman’s Lullaby from Campbell, California and Gundriver from Hollywood, California. Madman’s Lullaby was recently signed Kivel Records and is supporting their new album, Unhinged.

Set List:
Neptune Rising (solo)
Where the Wild Wind Blows (solo)
Armed and Ready (MSG)
Cry for the Nations (MSG)
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (MSG)
Assault Attack (MSG)
Attack of the Mad Axeman (MSG)
Rock My Nights Away (MSG)
Into the Arena (MSG)
Lovedrive (Scorpions)
Another Piece of Meat (Scorpions)
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (solo)
Horizons (solo)
Shoot Shoot (UFO)
Only You Can Rock Me (UFO)
Let It Roll (UFO)
Too Hot to Handle (UFO)
Lights Out (UFO)

Rock Bottom (UFO)
Doctor Doctor (UFO)

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Article by Dave Ball | Images by Kenny Sinatra