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Encyclopedia > Rock You Like a Hurricane
"Rock You Like a Hurricane"
Single by Scorpions
from the album Love at First Sting
Released 1984
Format Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD
Recorded 1984
Genre Heavy Metal
Hard Rock
Length 04:11
Label Mercury
Producer(s) Dieter Dierks
Peak chart positions
Scorpions singles chronology
"No One Like You"
(1982)
Rock You Like a Hurricane
(1984)
"Still Loving You"
(1984)

"Rock You Like a Hurricane" is one of the most famous songs by German hard rock/heavy metal band Scorpions. The song was released as the second track of their 1984 album Love at First Sting. Image File history File links RockYouLikeaHurricane. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... Love at First Sting is a studio album by the German heavy metal band Scorpions, released in 1984 (see 1984 in music). ... See also: 1980s in music. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Mercury Records was a record label founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1945 by Irving Green, Berle Adams and Arthur Talmadge. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... No One Like You is a song by the German rock band Scorpions, written by band members Rudolf Schenker (guitar) and Klaus Meine (vocals). ... Still Loving You is a Scorpions hard rock ballad. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... See also: 1980s in music. ... Love at First Sting is a studio album by the German heavy metal band Scorpions, released in 1984 (see 1984 in music). ...


This album contains many other hits, such as the ballad "Still Loving You". This song was ranked fourth in the greatest guitar riffs of all time by "Sync" magazine[citation needed]. Upon release the song became a massive and popular hit.


The racetrack depicted on the sleeve corresponds to the Circuito Permanente de Jerez, located in Spain. Circuito Permante de Jerez is a 4,428 m (2. ...


The song was used in 1997 in the Simpsons episode: Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming. It was played during airshow as harrier jumpjets flew over the crowd, just as Sideshow Bob predicted. This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


The chorus was used in commercials for the 1999 animated film The Iron Giant The Iron Giant is a 1999 animated science fiction film, directed by Brad Bird, produced by Warner Bros. ...


In the 1999 film Jawbreaker the song is played as Rose McGowan's character seduces a man from a local bar. Jawbreaker is a 1999 black comedy directed by Darren Stein. ...


In the 2000 film Little Nicky, the song was played after the character Nicky, played by Adam Sandler, says to his mother upon returning to Hell, "I'm gonna rock that place like a hurricane!" Little Nicky (2000) is a comedy film written, produced and starring Adam Sandler. ... Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American comedian, producer, actor, and musician. ... Medieval illustration of Hell in the Hortus deliciarum manuscript of Herrad of Landsberg (about 1180) Hell, according to many religious beliefs, is an afterlife of suffering where the wicked or unrighteous dead are punished. ...


It is considered one of the most influential Rock and Roll Anthems of all time. In 2006 VH1 named "Rock You Like a Hurricane" number 31 on their 40 Greatest Metal Songs [1]. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division...


The NHL teams Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes play the song as introductory music. NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ...


In 2006, the song caused a controversy when played during a New Orleans Saints Football game when played on stadium speakers. Many attending the game saw the song as being played in poor taste, when considering Hurricane Katrina.


The song has also been performed by Kelly Hansen (Foreigner) and Guitarist George Lynch (Dokken).


The song was used as a promo in the 2007 movie Blades of Glory, and also appeared on that film's soundtrack album. Blades of Glory is a 2007 figure skating comedy film directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck and starring Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, and Jenna Fischer. ...


The song has also been shown in the cult show "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" in the episode "The Last One" in which Ignignokt and Err (The Mooninites) take attendance at their Villian Convention. They get sick of the other villians ruining the attendance process.


It was also used as the theme song for the 2006 University of Chicago Scavenger Hunt. Qwazy Quad Rally, Scav Hunt 2005, item #38. ...


References

  1. ^ "VH1 40 Greatest Metal Songs", 1-4 May 2006, VH1 Channel, reported by VH1.com; last accessed September 10, 2006.

 
 

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