James Kottak Death – Ex Scorpions drummer, James Kottak has passed away suddenly. He was confirmed dead on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. He died at the age of 61 leaving many hearts scarred after learning of his sudden death. He will always be missed by all those who had the pleasure of meeting him during the course of his life.
Since the news of his death surfaced, many have not hesitated to share their heartfelt condolences with the family of James Kottak, also paying tribute to him in recently released statements. Everyone is urged to keep the family in their thoughts and prayers as they navigate through this sad time grieving the unimaginable loss of James Kottak.
James Kottak Career
Kottak played drums for the Bob Brickley Band, Nut House, Mister Charlie, Buster Brown, Montrose, Kingdom Come, Wild Horses, the McAuley Schenker Group, Ashba, and Kingdom Come prior to his membership in Scorpions. During his tenure with Kingdom Come, he achieved early mainstream recognition by making appearances on the group’s inaugural two studio albums, the former of which featured their most popular track to date, “Get it On.” Kottak’s percussion is a conspicuous aspect of this composition, reaching its zenith with a drum solo prior to the song’s final seconds.
He assisted Dio on their U.S. tour in February 1997 by filling in for Vinny Appice during four or five performances when the latter contracted pneumonia. In addition, he instructed drums at Far-Out Music in Jeffersonville, Indiana, where he once had Jerry McBroom, a former drummer for the Bride. He performed alongside guitarist Michael Lee Firkins as well. Kottak also led his own ensemble, Kottak, which was previously referred to as KrunK.
James Kottak Cause of death
At the time of this publication, the circumstances surrounding James Kottak’s passing including his precise cause of death are not specified in the provided information; hence the exact details are unknown. So far, no further details have been revealed. The general public will be updated as soon as this piece of information is made available.
James Kottak obituary and funeral plans will be released at a later date
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