Kottak Signs Record Deal With CMM International
March 25, 2010
KOTTAK, featuring JAMES KOTTAK on lead vocals and guitar (current drummer of The Scorpions) and ATHENA on drums and vocals (lil’ sis of Tommy Lee) are proud to announce they have signed a record deal with CMM INTERNATIONAL/communication mgmt marketing Gmbh and their SAOL service with distribution by H’ART/digital: Zebralution. KOTTAK’S current label SNUG Records will share in the plan as well.Price Vernon on bass and Johnny Lucas on guitar round out the group.
“After months of shopping and meetings all over the planet, Athena & I decided to go with CMM based on the history of Wolfgang Rott”, says James, “He is a seasoned veteren in every aspect of the music biz AND is taped into the current pulse of change in the industry”! “He has an oustanding staff to back him up as well…We are more than excited!” The deal covers Europe & North America and includes physical and all digital products.
Wolfgang Rott has led countless marketing campaigns in Germany and Europe and still does for Iron Maiden, The Scorpions, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, etc…
According to James “Since we just completed a successful 16 show headling tour of Europe in February w/Swedish band Blowsight, we felt it important to release R & R Forever ASAP while we have great momentum in Europe.”
The release date for KOTTAK ‘ROCK & ROLL FOREVER’ in Europe will be MAY 14. At presstime, the North American release date is TBD.
Rock & Roll Forever is produced and co-written by Tommy Henriksen (Daughtry, Lady GaGa). It was recorded in Los Angeles and Nashville in Sept/Oct 2009 at Henriksens’ Anarchy Studios. This is the third release by KOTTAK (formerly KrunK), who previously released ‘Greatist Hits’ in 2000 and ‘Therupy’ 2007.
Courtesy of www.sleazeroxx.com and www.myspace.com/kottak