Though the band is retiring from touring, Scorpions will continue to release music. Guitarist Matthias Jabs tells Billboard that the group is reexamining songs written and recorded during sessions for Blackout and Love at First Sting, but bringing the material up to date. From Billboard:
We’re doing it the way we are recording albums today but the basic ideas, the riffs, the feel, the way they were written and arranged, we try to keep as much from the old recordings as possible. Thirty years later no one would come up with these ideas we came up with when we were younger, so we want to keep that spirit in there.
Read more at Billboard.