Tag Archives: Mikkey Dee

Scorpions/Motörhead drummer Mikkey Dee confirms COVID-19 diagnosis, has “Fully recovered”

Posted by on July 7, 2020

  Scorpions/ex-Motörhead Drummer Mikkey Dee has confirmed the rumors that he was diagnosed with COVID-19.  On Monday (June 6), Dee took to Instagram to clear up some misinformation about his condition, namely the exaggeration of his weight loss and the place he contracted the virus.  “I just want to set some rumors straight regarding Don […]

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Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame add Mikkey Dee and Phil Campbell to Motörhead nomination

Posted by on October 21, 2019

The Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame Foundation has surprised us over the weekend as they’ve added Motörhead drummer Mikkey Dee and guitarist Phil Campbell to the ballot for the 2020 RNRHOF induction. Last week, when the nominees were announced, we expressed our disappointment seeing these longtime members snubbed. The Rock Hall initially only included […]

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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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Mikkey Dee drops out of Thin Lizzy, Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton and Judas Priest’s Scott Travis jump in

Posted by on April 19, 2016

Alright, first the bad news. At the beginning of the year, Thin Lizzy announced they were regrouping for a handful of shows this and next year, tapping former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee. However, now it’s been confirmed that Dee will no longer be playing with Thin Lizzy. An exact reason behind the sudden drop out […]

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Motörhead’s Lemmy told his bandmates he would fire them if they tried drugs

Posted by on February 16, 2016

Lemmy had a wild life for basically the entirety of his musical career and that life included plenty of sex, drugs and rock & roll. Having said that, Lemmy knew that sort of lifestyle can become the doom of anyone who can get lost in it and he warned his bandmate Mikkey Dee to stay away […]

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Thin Lizzy recruits Motorhead’s Mikkey Dee for Anniversary tour

Posted by on January 19, 2016

After touring many years under the moniker Thin Lizzy, the reactivated lineup opted to record new music under the new moniker Black Star Riders back in 2012. However, 2016 and 2017 will find Thin Lizzy back on the road celebrating the 40th anniversary of their landmark album Jailbreak, as well as honor the late frontman […]

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Motörhead died with Lemmy, drummer says as footage from final show surfaces

Posted by on December 30, 2015

Friday, December 11th wasn’t supposed to be the final Motörhead show. The Berlin show capped off a European tour that found not frontman Lemmy Kilmister taking ill, but guitarist Phil Campbell. What turned out to be their final show was rescheduled from November 27th, and they were scheduled to return to Europe in January. Of course, […]

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Motorhead confirm that Tool are in the studio [updated]

Posted by on February 16, 2015

Coming up on nine years since Tool released 10,000 Days, fans are taking every single opportunity to look for positives that a follow-up will be coming soon. With their fifth full-length album on “albums we’re looking forward to in 20xx” list since 2010 or so, it’s starting to seem like they’ll never put another record […]

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King Diamond parts ways with bassist Hal Patino, battle of words ensues

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Many musicians have come in and out of King Diamond’s band. However, bassist Hal Patino’s departure from the group has caused its fair share of drama in a rather short amount of time. Just a few months away from his long overdue return to the States, King Diamond announced Saturday that Patino was no longer […]

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Motörhead Cancel Remainder Of European Tour Dates

Posted by on July 1, 2013

While Lemmy’s Facebook page seems to suggest that he’s more than OK following a haematoma that forced the band to cancel several shows last week, drummer Mikkey Dee has revealed via Swedish paper GT.se that the band has been forced to cancel the remainder of their European tour dates. “Things are improving with Lemmy, but the doctors […]

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