Former Scorpions drummer James Kottak has died at 61 years previous, in accordance with a number of studies by Metal Sludge and Blabbermouth. Kottak‘s loss of life was confirmed by Kingdom Come bassist Johnny “JB” Frank, who wrote on social media “Rock Ceaselessly in Peace Brother James Kottak. James is in Heaven Now”.
Scorpions have since issued their very own assertion, saying: “Very unhappy information … our pricey good friend and Drummer for 20 years James Kottak has handed on the age of 61 … James was an exquisite human being , a terrific musician and loving household man … he was our ‘Brother from one other Mom’ and might be actually missed . … Rock‘n Roll Ceaselessly RIP James.”
Kottak drummed for Scorpions between 1996 and 2016, for Kingdom Come between 1987 and 1989 after which once more between 2018 and current day, in addition to for Warrant between 1994 and 1996. Along with his full-time duties, Kottak additionally had reside stints with each Dio and Blaze Bayley. We want Kottak‘s family and friends all the very best right now.
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