MSG – new album „Universal“out today! Release lyric video for “Under Attack”!

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 „What Schenker delivers in terms of sound on UNIVERSAL is impressive: every instrument shines, is perfectly mixed and sounds in the spheres of the first two records.”– Metal Hammer (DE)

 “Big melodies, punchy riffs and of course gripping solos are building the frame for UNIVERSAL.“ – Guitar (DE)

After the release of the two singles “Emergency” and “A King Has Gone” feat. Michael Kiske (Helloween) and the successfully completed European tour for the “50th Anniversary Universal – World Tour”, the new MSG studio album “Universal” is finally released today via Atomic Fire! To celebrate this day, a lyric video for the second song on the album “Under Attack”, will also be released! Michael Schenker adds: “I’m excited about the release of the new album ‘Universal’ today, Friday, May 27th, 2022. It’s a great album, catchy and true craftsmanship. The feedback so far has been very positive. Enjoy and keep on rocking!” Watch the lyric video for „Under Attack“ here:

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“Universal” is, as of today, available in the following formats:

  • Digipack CD (incl. 2 bonus tracks)
  • Earbook (CD incl. 2 bonus tracks)
  • white/ black marbled vinyl
  • clear/ black marbled vinyl
  • clear red/ white/ black marbled vinyl
  • blue/ white/ black marbled vinyl [US exclusive]
  • digital album

Order your copy here:


CD + LP + Digital

  1. Emergency VIDEO
  2. Under Attack
  3. Calling Baal
  4. A King Has Gone VIDEO
  5. The Universe
  6. Long Long Road
  7. Wrecking Ball
  8. Yesterday Is Dead
  9. London Calling
  10. Sad Is The Song
  11. Au Revoir

 CD + Earbook bonus tracks:

  1. Turn Off The World
  2. Fighter

At the end of September the second part of the big “50th Anniversary Universal – World Tour 2022” will follow across the USA:

Michael Schenker * Ronnie Romero * Steve Mann * Barend Courbois * Bodo Schopf

09/27/2022    San Juan Capistrano, CA – The Coach House
09/28/2022    Roseville, CA – Goldfield Trading Post
09/29/2022    San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
10/01/2022    Los Angeles, CA – Saban Theater
10/02/2022    Las Vegas, NV – Count’s Vamp’d
10/04/2022    Denver, CO – Oriental Theater
10/07/2022    Des Plaines, IL – Des Plaines Theater
10/08/2022    St Charles, IL – Arcada Theater
10/09/2022    Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater
10/11/2022    Hobart, IN – The Art Theater
10/12/2022    Ft Wayne, IN – Piere’s
10/14/2022    Columbus, OH – The King Of Clubs
10/15/2022    Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater
10/16/2022    Detroit, MI – Harpo’s
10/17/2022    Pittsburgh, PA – Jergels
10/19/2022    New Bedford, MA – The Vault*
10/20/2022    Plymouth, NH – Flying Monkey
10/21/2022    Beverly, MA – Cabot Theater
10/22/2022    New York, NY – Sony Hall
10/23/2022    Newton, NJ – Newton Theater
10/25/2022    Glenside, PA – Keswick Theater
10/26/2022    Leesburg, VA – Tally Ho
10/27/2022    Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
*no support

10/29/2022    Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
10/30/2022    Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl

11/02/2022    Houston TX – White Oak Music Hall
11/03/2022    Corpus Christi TX – Concrete Street Pavillion
11/04/2022    San Antonio, TX – Eaton Arena
11/05/2022    Dallas, TX – Amplified Live
11/06/2022    Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Theater