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'Mikkey Dee Is a Great Drummer & A Great Guy' Says Ex-Scorpions Drummer James Kottak

Canada's The Metal Voice recently spoke to former Scorpions' drummer James Kottak about his time in the Scorpions and in Kingdom Come.

Plus Kottak also spoke about his departure from the Scorpions

Watch full interview here

James Kottak is best known for his work with the German hard rock band Scorpions, which he joined in 1996. He was their all-time longest-serving drummer, surpassing Herman Rarebell, who spent 18 years in the band.

Prior to joining Scorpions, Kottak was a drummer for the Bob Brickley Band, Nut House, Mister Charlie, Buster Brown, Montrose, Kingdom Come, Wild Horses, the McAuley Schenker Group, Warrant, and Ashba.

Albums with Kingdom Come

  • Kingdom Come (1988)

  • In Your Face (1989)

Albums with Scorpions

  • Eye II Eye (1999)

  • Moment of Glory (2000)

  • Acoustica (2001)

  • Unbreakable (2004)

  • Humanity - Hour 1 (2007)

  • Sting in the Tail (2010)

  • Live 2011: Get Your Sting & Blackout (2011)

  • Comeblack (2011)

  • MTV Unplugged – Live in Athens (2013)

  • Return to Forever (2015)

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