April 10, 2002

Former KING DIAMOND and current MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee was in brief talks to make an appearance on the current KING DIAMOND album, Abigail II: The Revenge, but due to Mikkey' commitment to MOTÖRHEAD, his contributions never took place. “I was actually talking to King about playing on that album, because [bassist] Hal Patino is back in the band,” Dee told Norway's Metal Express. “I speak to [KING DIAMOND guitarist] Andy [LaRocque] every week at least—we go out and have drinks here all the time as we're good friends. So, Andy said 'Oh Mikkey you have to play on that album,' and I was like, 'Yes sure, I'd do that,' but I don't think King wanted it, because he wanted a drummer who can stay in the band for the tour and everything. And I couldn't do that, because we tour with MOTÖRHEAD all the time. But I said, 'If you want help on the album, I'm here'.”

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