Scorpions drummer James Kottak issues statement on his recent arrest and jail stint in Dubai. Statement from James Kottak: After years of drinking alcohol, on April 3rd, 2014 my addiction finally caught up with me during a 5-hour flight from Ekaterinburg, Russia to Bahrain via Dubai, during which I consumed 5 or 6 glasses of wine. While at the airport in Dubai I approached an airline representative to check on status of my flight.[…]Read More »
Scorpions drummer James Kottak jailed and convicted of insulting Islam, raising his middle finger, and being under the influence of alcohol while in transit at Dubai airport.
Scorpions drummer James Kottak jailed in Dubai for insulting Islam. Newspapers in the United Arab Emirates are reporting that the American drummer for the rock band Scorpions has been sentenced to one month in jail after being convicted of offensive behavior in Dubai. The government-backed National newspaper reported Tuesday that James Kottak was convicted of insulting Islam, raising his middle finger, and being under the influence of alcohol while in transit at Dubai[…]Read More »
Michael Schenker talks about his new release "Bridge the gap", a late night phone call from Ozzy Osbourne in 1982, working with Don Dokken and more.
Michael Schenker talks about his new release “Bridge the gap”, a phone call from Ozzy in 1982, working with Don Dokken and more By: John Parks Michael Schenker is flying high again, out touring the world in support of his album, “Bridge The Gap”, an appropriate title for the latest effort from the legendary guitarist from Hannover, Germany. ”Bridge The Gap” is an exciting, hard rock album with all the finesse you would[…]Read More »