Kingdom shines for ‘S**t’ performance at SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL: ‘Big F*** up’ event

Kingdom come He was criticized for his disastrous performance in Swedish rock festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden, where one reviewer called it the “biggest riot”.

Kingdom comeThe current squad consists of a drummer James Kotak Together with the guitarists Danny Stag And the Rick SteerGuitarist, Johnny B. Frank and the singer Keith St John (formerly Montrose And the execution gang).

creative Kingdom come Singer Lenny Wolf do not participate in it Kingdom comeThe band’s reunion tour, which initially met to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the band’s self-titled debut album.

In his review of Kingdom comeJune 10 in Sweden rockAnd the Peter Johansson The popular Swedish site Rocknytt criticized the band for including “many lengthy, uninspired, unfunny and totally meaningless solos on both guitar and bass”, saying that the musicians “completely slaughtered” one of their most famous songs, “Do you like it”. as singled out Kotak, writes that the drummer was playing “really bad and slow” and at times failed to keep the beat “disturbingly throughout the concert”. at the end of the show Kotak according to Rocknet.

also criticize Kingdom comeHe was a famous Swedish music journalist and guitarist Jan Starkwho took him Facebook Page sharing a photo of the concert and wrote in an accompanying comment: “I’ve never seen a drummer sleep on stage before but… James Kotak Too close. drunk? It slows each song down to half a beat. Kingdom comeSorry guys but that’s shit! Edit: They actually managed to make it worse…. bass solo”.

Few of the videos made by fans Kingdom comeappearance in Sweden rock Featured online, with one Youtube commentator Richard Tedeschiwrite below “yell it” Video: “Does anyone know what was going on with the drummer sluggish and not setting the time?”

In September 2016, Kotak was kicked out of scorpions During his well-publicized battle with alcoholism and his former replacement engine head member Mickey D.

two years ago, Kotakwho joined the scorpions In 1996, he said scorpions Official fan club CrazyCorps On the circumstances that led to his departure from the legendary German hard rock band: “I’ve always loved to have a drink here and there. And then I always take a pain reliever called Aleve. It’s what all baseball players take, all football players, and it works like a charm. Take Those and you don’t feel anything.But on top of that, I’m a drummer in a rock band, and you have the go-ahead to drink.

“From 2008 to 2011, I didn’t drink,” he explained. “I woke up one day and said, ‘I just don’t want to drink anymore.’ I didn’t go to rehab; I didn’t do any of those things. I didn’t want to drink anymore.

“If you have any knowledge of AA [Alcoholics Anonymous] Or any kind of program or rehabilitation, it only lasts for a long time and then you have what we call a relapse in recovery. I would go through these stages of a year or maybe two years of not drinking, and then gradually…

scorpionsWe play our show, we go back to the hotel, [and] “After 45 minutes, we’re having dinner downstairs,” he continued, and everything for a perfectly reasonable price — for free. All these round trips from Europe, from Los Angeles – I was constantly traveling. Which I don’t complain about, but it’s always business or first class, and again, all that booze at the right price. I’m going, ‘I’ve got time off for the next couple of days. I might have a drink as well. That’s what prompted me to start drinking again sometimes.’

“It’s a typical alcoholic way of thinking: ‘Okay, maybe I’m having a drink, too. Why not? This is typical alcoholic thinking he is illness.”

Four years ago, scorpions guitar player Matthias Jabs He said he and his bandmates “should” make the decision to shoot Kotak, explaining that they gave the drummer “every opportunity” to improve. “We got to the point – o he is I got to the point – where it wasn’t worth it,” crusty He said.

After its early success in the 1980s, Kingdom come She released several albums with wolf He remains the only permanent member of the band prior to the band’s re-formation. The group’s last effort was in 2013 “Kharga”.

Kingdom Come Live at Swedish Rock Festival

Written by Sean Irwin on Friday 10 June 2022

I’ve never seen a drummer sleep on stage before, but James Cuttack is very close. drunk? slows down every…

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