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James Kottak

Check out these great shots from our friend in Lyon France LAURENT BARNOLA!


Also check out those galleries:
There will be links to a few photgraphers’ websites in the link section soon! Check them out, they did an outstanding job taking photos of KOTTAK on stage throughout Europe.



Nils Wandrey

Dear James, 


I wanted to thank you and the whole band for the three awesome shows I witnessed during your tour with Edguy.

There’s so much energy when you’re on stage and your personality can only be described as magnetic. I was immediately taken by your music and the band’s charisma.

It’s wonderful to see how much every one of you seems to enjoy what your doing and I was very moved by the way you appreciate the music and how you treat your fans. For example, there were the three girls you took on stage in Essen. They looked so happy and I’m sure they had the time of their lives.


I think it’s so sweet of you to take so much time to sign stuff, take pictures and have a chat with everyone after the show. It was such a pleasure to meet you and being able to tell you that I dreamed of your songs during the night before your concert in Bamberg and that this dream made me feel so much better
I’m sorry if I appear a little cheesy, but you truly made an impression on me. It’s almost like I was able to take some of your vitality with me.


That’s why I wanted to try to give you something back by telling you how much I appreciated your performance and meeting the whole band in Bamberg. I’m so glad that I finally discovered your music and I am already addicted to it. (: It just makes me feel good about myself, I really can’t help it!

Can’t wait to see you on stage with Scorpions again this friday. I’ll be there with my Dad, it’s my birthday present for him.

Oh I almost forgot: The pick you used during Time To Say Goodbye hit my cleavage.    Thank you again. I’ll cherish it!  


Lots of love from Switzerland,

Pimp your Album?

Nils Wandrey

James had been asked that many times during this tour.

The answer is YES!

If you want James Kottak to play drums on your album or song, contact


Kevin Hahn


James has time off Jan & Feb!



THANK YOU!!! Message from James

Nils Wandrey

KOTTAK would like to send a HUGE THANK-YOU to all the KOTTAK/SCORPIONS/EDGUY family, friends & fans for making the EDGUY/KOTTAK tour a rock & roll success…




KOTTAK= James Kottak, Stephanie Smith, Francis Ruiz, Nils Wandrey


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I will see you on tour with the Scorpions this November!




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