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Watch Ex-Scorpions Drummer James Kottak April 3, 2023 Interview on The Metal Voice R.I.P.

As reported by Metal Sludge Kingdom Come/ Scorpions drummer James Kottak dies at 61.

The Metal Voice remembers James Kottak with the last interview he did on the show April 3 ,2023

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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