Uli talks about The Scorpions, his solo career, inspirations, philosophies and more – enjoy!
In this episode, we have the privilege of diving deep into the world of a true rock legend, Uli Jon Roth. With a career spanning over 50 years, Uli has consistently been at the forefront of musical innovation, leaving an indelible mark on the rock guitar landscape. His influence resonates with countless guitarists and music enthusiasts worldwide.
2023 is shaping up to be a monumental year for Uli. BMG has already reissued the iconic Scorpions albums that Uli played a pivotal role in, reminding us of the groundbreaking influence he brought to the band. And for those eagerly awaiting more, the reissue of Electric Sun’s masterpiece, “Earthquake”, is just around the corner. Slated for release on 29th September 2023, this album has been meticulously restored from the original tapes at Dierks Studios, the birthplace of those legendary Scorpions albums. Thanks to Uli’s dedication and precision, listeners old and new can experience “Earthquake” in its original glory. This reissue will be available globally via Uli’s new label, Alpha Experium, in collaboration with Cargo Records.
But Uli’s genius doesn’t stop at his music. He’s also the mastermind behind the iconic Sky Guitars. These instruments, with their unparalleled tonal range, are a testament to Uli’s vision and craftsmanship. With only about 100 of these guitars in existence, they are a rare blend of art and innovation.
So, sit back and tune in as we explore the life, legacy, and future endeavors of the incomparable Uli Jon Roth.
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