M.S.G. (McAuley Schenker Group album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 1991 (Japan)
February 1992 (Europe)
StudioRumbo Recorders, Preferred Sound, Sound City Studios, Track Records, Los Angeles, California, USA
GenreHard rock, glam metal
LabelImpact (USA)
EMI (Europe and Japan)
ProducerKevin Beamish, Frank Filipetti
McAuley Schenker Group chronology
Save Yourself
Nightmare: The Acoustic M.S.G.
Michael Schenker chronology
Nightmare: The Acoustic M.S.G.
Singles from M.S.G.
  1. "Nightmare"
    Released: February 1992[1]
  2. "When I'm Gone"
    Released: 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal6/10[2]

M.S.G. is the third and final studio album by Michael Schenker and Robin McAuley's project, the McAuley Schenker Group. It was released in 1991 in Japan and 1992 in Europe.

Bass guitarist Jeff Pilson and drummer James Kottak previously played together in Michael Lee Firkins's backing band and Wild Horses. Kottak, who had also previously played in the original line-up of Kingdom Come, later joined Schenker's former band Scorpions.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Michael Schenker and Robin McAuley except where noted.

  1. "Eve" – 4:52
  2. "Paradise" – 4:07
  3. "When I'm Gone" (Jesse Harms, McAuley) – 4:47
  4. "This Broken Heart" – 4:47
  5. "We Believe in Love" – 5:12
  6. "Crazy" (Rocky Newton, McAuley) – 4:53
  7. "Invincible" – 3:42
  8. "What Happens to Me" – 5:02
  9. "Lonely Nights" – 4:29
  10. "This Night Is Gonna Last Forever" (Newton, Kenny Stewart) – 4:51
  11. "Never Ending Nightmare" – 6:24

Note that "Paradise" is not the same song as the one McAuley recorded with his old band, Grand Prix.


Band members
Additional musicians
  • Steve Mann – keyboards on "Never Ending Nightmare"
  • Rocky Newton – backing vocals
  • Kevin Beamish – producer, engineer, backing vocals
  • Frank Filipetti – producer, engineer and mixing on "Never Ending Nightmare"
  • Randy Nicklaus – executive producer
  • Mick Gusauski – engineer, mixing
  • Bruce Barris – engineer
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Hugh Syme – art direction, design


  1. ^ Strong, Martin Charles (1995). The Great Rock Discography. p. 721. ISBN 9780862415419.
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 August 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 386. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9.