"Scooter" is a German techno band. The band is currently made up of members H.P. Baxxter (born Hans-Peter Geerdes), Rick Jordan (born Hendrik Stadler) and new member Michael Simon (born Born Michael Simon...). Among their more well-known hits are "RAMP! (The Logical Song)", "Hyper Hyper", "Fire!", "How Much Is The Fish?", "Nessaja", "Weekend!" and "Hello! (Good to be Back)".
Originally the group started as a side project in 1994. Their debut single ''Vallée De Larmes'' (French for ''Valley Of Tears'') reached #8 on the German dance chart. In April of that year, Scooter played their first live show in Hamburg, Germany, where vocalist H.P. Baxxter began freestyling off the top of his head to an instrumental dance track. At that point, Scooter officially became a group, and Baxxter's rapping would become one of the band's trademarks.
In 2002, Scooter enjoyed somewhat of a comeback, with 6 top twenty UK singles ("RAMP! s pl(The Logical Song)", "Nessaja", "Posse (I Need You On The Floor)", "Weekend!", "The Night", and "Maria (I Like It Loud)") all charting in an 18 month period (prior to this comeback, they only ever had one top twenty single in the UK, "Back In The U
|years active||1993 – present|
|music genre||Techno music|
|current members|| H.P. Baxxter|
Rick J. Jordan