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MOTÖRHEAD drummer MIKKEY DEE joins SCORPIONS U.S. Tour

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Posted April 29, 2016 by Josh Drespling in Music News

Iconic rockers SCORPIONS will hit the road in May for twelve North American headlining dates with Mikkey Dee formerly of Motörhead sitting in on drums for James Kottak, announced today.  Kottak is currently on break while he seeks medical attention.  Swedish-born Mikkey Dee joined Motörhead in 1992 and is well-respected among the rock and metal community.  SCORPIONS singer Klaus Meine states “we would like to continue our Return to Forever tour with James, but we have to realize that his health is priority. We wish James a speedy recovery and he will be back to rock with us very soon!  We look forward to seeing all our fans this month.”

Mikkey_deeSCORPIONS kick off the 2016 U.S. leg with twelve dates in May beginning at Carolina Rebellion in Charlotte, NC on May 6th and includes a Las Vegas residency.

Mikkey was slated to spend the rest of 2016 and into 2017 playing drums for THIN LIZZY, however he bowed out of that tour and was replaces with Scott Travis of  JUDAS PRIEST.


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