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Scorpions Receive World Music Award

After a triumphant tour and a gold album from their home country Germany for "Sting in the Tail", the rockers were honored anew: the Scorpions received the World Music Award at the Monte Carlo Sporting Club on May 18th, in presence of Prince Albert II of Monaco. Back in 1992 and again in 1994, the band proudly accepted the award for "Best InternationalSelling Artist from Germany". However, this time, Klaus Meine, Rudolf Schenker, Matthias Jabs, Pawel Maciwoda and James Kottak were awarded with the World Music "Rock Legend Award" for their outstanding contribution to rock music. The show was aired in over 160 countries around the world, including Japan and China. More than 100 million viewers were said to have tuned in. The event was a logisticalchallenge for the Scorpions: after performing in front of sold out crowds in Germany and Switzerland, all five members of the band accepted the award, right before they had to depart for a concert in Paris. They will be back to complete the German leg of their Get Your Sting and Blackout Farewell World Tour on May 29, where they will rock the Capitol city Berlin. Next stops after that: Greece, USA,Canada, the world!

"Sting in the Tail": “Agijón en la cola”
were honored = were tributed: fueron homenajeados
proudly: con orgullo
outstanding contribution: destacada contribución
aired = transmitted
in front of: frente a

Juanjo Martínez Martín 2ºBach.C
AC/DC “Live at River Plate”

On Tuesday, May 10th, AC/DC fans will be able to see the ultimate stadium act as Live At River Platewill be available on DVD, Blu-Ray and Ltd Edition collector’s edition with exclusive t-shirt.
Shot in December of 2009, Live At River Plate marks AC/DC’s triumphant return to Buenos Aires where nearly 200,000 fans, and 3 sold-out shows, welcomed the band back after a 13 year absence from Argentina. This stunning live footage of AC/DC underscores what Argentina’s Pagina 12 newspaper reported bysaying “no one is on the same level when it comes to pure and clear rock ‘n' roll.”
Directed by David Mallet and produced by Rocky Oldham, AC/DC Live At River Plate was shot with 32 cameras entirely in HD. AC/DC Live At River Plate features 19 songs (110 minutes) as well as ‘behind the scenes’ footage of this massive production coming together among the excitement of anxious fans (see below for fulltrack listing).
Additionally the DVD contains a bonus feature titled The Fan, The Roadie, The Guitar Tech & The Meat, features interviews with AC/DC, their crew and fans among the excitement of the shows and the city of Buenos Aires.
AC/DC Live At River Plate captures the intensity and power of the band’s critically acclaimed world tour in support of their most recent album Black Ice, whichdebuted at #1 in 31 countries. The Black Ice World tour took AC/DC on a 20 month trek around the globe playing to over 5 million fans in 108 cities in over 28 countries. The Black Ice World Tour earned AC/DC a Pollstar Award for Major Tour of the Year in 2010.
Stunning = spectacular

Entirely = totally

crew: tripulación

earned = won

Juanjo Martínez Martín 2ºBach.C

Vote for The CircusTour Live

Throughout May, Wembley Stadium are asking the public what they think has been the greatest event held at the stadium to date.

Take That's fantastic 2009 tour, The Circus Live is of course in the shortlist of events that Wembley Stadium are asking you to vote on.

The tour is up against other iconic events over the years, including the likes of the London Olympics in 1948, Live Aidin 1985 and Queen Live At Wembley in 1986.

Get your votes in for Take That over at now! Once you've voted you could also be in with a chance of winning a Club Wembley Box Experience.

Throughout May: a lo largo de Mayo

to date: hasta la fecha

iconic = mythical

Juanjo Martínez Martín 2ºBach.C

New Van Halen Album and Tour Coming

Van Halen has...
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