Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou, alias MIKKEY DEE is a well-known hard’n’heavy Swedish drummer born in 1963 now in SCORPIONS.
He's best known as drummer of Motörhead, King Diamond, Don Dokken, Helloween and Thin Lizzy.
Dee joined King Diamond in 1985, who were looking for additional members to complete their line-up.
Dee played on Fatal Portrait (1986), Abigail (1987), and "Them" (1988).
After tour for "Them", Mikkey Dee left the band.
However, he was rehired to play session drums for album Conspiracy (1989), after which he was replaced by Snowy Shaw.
Don Dokken (1990) He joined Don Dokken for his solo album, Up from the Ashes (1990).
During this time, Dee also filled in a short time playing for World War Three (WWIII).
In 1992 Dee accepted the offer of Motörhead, replacing Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor.
Dee's first gig with the band was on 30 August 1992 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center,[
He also played drums on Helloween's 2003 album Rabbit Don't Come Easy, stepping in for Mark Cross. In April 2006 King Diamond reunited with old friend Mikkey Dee at a sold-out gig in Gothenburg, Sweden. Dee also played the drums for Martin "E-Type" Eriksson in the Swedish pre-qualification to theEurovision Song Contest 2004, as well as on E-Type's 2003 Eurometal tour. On 29 December 2015, following the death of Lemmy, Dee sadly announced the end of Motörhead.
Scorpions (2016–present) In January 2016, Dee joined Thin Lizzy to play on their upcoming anniversary shows.
On April 19th it was announced that Dee would not be participating. On 28 April 2016, it was announced that Dee would be filling in for James Kottak with Scorpions!