May 10 — Fans of the veteran rock band Scorpions will get a special treat this summer.
Officials with BMG announced Wednesday, the company is scheduled to re-issue five of the band’s classic album June 16 on vinyl in what it has dubbed the “Colours of Rock” collection. Pre-orders are open.
The albums set for re-issue are: Fly to the Rainbow (1974) , In Trance (1975), Virgin Killer (1976), Taken By Force (1977), and Tokyo Tapes (1978). The details on each vinyl’s release are noted below:
Fly To The Rainbow (1974): 180g 1LP, pressed on transparent violet vinyl
In Trance (1975): 180g 1LP, pressed on transparent vinyl
Virgin Killer (1976): 180g 1LP, pressed on powder blue vinyl
Taken By Force (1977): 180g 1LP, pressed on white vinyl
Tokyo Tapes (1978): 180g Gatefold 2LP, pressed on yellow vinyl
More information on the re-issues is available along with all of Scorpions’ latest news at: