Tag Archives: James Kottak

Scorpions recruit Motörhead drummer Mikkey Dee for U.S. Tour

Posted by on April 29, 2016

Well, now we know why Mikkey Dee suddenly dropped out of touring with Thin Lizzy. Turns out the Motörhead drummer is simply going to be on the road with the Scorpions instead. The band announced today that Mikkey Dee would be filling in on drums for James Kottak, who is taking a break to seek […]

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Scorpions drummer returns to the US

Posted by on May 7, 2014

In case you missed it, Scorpions drummer James Kottak was arrested a month ago for allegedly getting drunk at a Dubai airport and doing a bunch of stupid shit. News about the incident wasn’t reported until nearly a month afterwards and it looks like the rest of the band wasn’t very well informed either. Nonetheless, […]

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Scorpions address drummer’s legal issues

Posted by on May 1, 2014

On Tuesday, we posted a story about how Scorpion’s drummer James Kottak was arrested upon arriving in Dubai about a month ago due to allegedly yelling drunken obscenities and mooning the crowd among other things. Strangely, the rest of band has continued to perform since as if nothing happened and haven’t commented on the incident […]

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Scorpions drummer jailed in Dubai for insulting Islam

Posted by on April 29, 2014

Here’s something a bit random: earlier this month on April 3rd, James Kottak, drummer for Scorpions, was arrested and jailed in Dubai for insulting Islam. Specifically, he allegedly “started swearing and talking about ‘non-educated Muslims’ before he flashed his middle finger at passengers” and then yanked down his pants to show everyone the full moon, according […]

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