Brian May is recovering, but it’s not pretty.
Last month, the Queen guitarist revealed that he had sustained an injury that left him in “relentless” pain; in a new video on Instagram he told fans that he is slowly on the mend.
“Just a quick word. I finally managed to get to the music room. I’m recovering slowly,” he said. “I’m still crawling around the house on my hands and knees, not very rock-star-like.”
On top of the injury he sustained, May also revealed last month that he had undergone surgery after suffering a “small” heart attack from which he said he “could have died.”
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Hmm … Sheer Heart Attack eh ? Well, I think I always worried a little bit about that album title. I wondered if it might upset some people who had actually had heart attacks. I’m actually quite relieved now that I’m in that club – and I don’t find it upsetting at all ! Take. care folks. And … why did those discs in my spine get so squished? Well I think 50 years of running around with a guitar strap over my left shoulder holding a heavy guitar might have something to do with it ! But it probably WAS all worth it ! Bri
“I turned out to have three arteries that were congested and in danger of blocking the supply of blood to my heart,” he said at the time.