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SCORPIONS/MÖTÖRHEAD Drummer MIKKEY DEE Being Honored As ‘Gothenburger Of The Year’

Scorpions drummer Mikkey Dee will receive a massive honor from his home town of Gothenburg.

Former MÖTÖRHEAD/KING DIAMOND and current SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee will receive the title of “Gothenburger Of The Year” from his hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday, November 27.

“Gothenburger Of The Year” is an honorary title awarded to a resident of the city who has gained special distinction during the year and acted in a praiseworthy manner that has inspired pride and given pleasure to many people.

As part of tomorrow’ festivities, Mikkey will get his name on his very own tram. He will be driving 40 tons of metal to the Queens Square where he will be honored in front of fans and the people of Gothenburg. The award is given by the Gothenburg city council and Gothenburg tram association.

“We, the people of Gothenburg, feel an enormous pride that we have an artist of the world of this caliber in our city,” Gothenburg city officials said in a statement. “For over 40 years, Mikkey has performed with an amazing passion in some of the biggest bands in the world. He is true inspiration for all of us as well as young musicians.”