Ozzy Osbourne To Have Surgery

Ozzy Osbourne

Guess what, Mexico? That Ozzfiesta event you were looking forward to at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya this May has been canceled. That’s because Ozzy Osbourne has to go under the knife. “Like you, we were very excited about the event,” the promoters said in a statement. “However, Ozzy is having surgery, scheduled […]

Paul Di’Anno Needs Knee Surgery

Paul Di'Anno

The knees are important, people. Onetime Iron Maiden frontman Paul Di’Anno has told the “Talking Metal” podcast that he’s in need of knee repair. “I don’t wanna swear… [Laughs] but it’s fucked. It’s actually fucked. Because this has been [going on for] seven years. I should have done this seven years ago. And now all […]

Evergreen Terrace Drummer Severely Injured

Brad Moxey

This is fucking awful news. Brad Moxey, the drummer for Evergreen Terrace, fell off a ladder on February 6, plunging 25 feet towards a brick sidewalk. Brad was doing contracting work at the time. Brad was knocked unconcious for over 20 minutes after the fall. He shattered his elbow into so many pieces that it […]

Intervals Guitarist Recovering From Heart Surgery


I’m not one to listen to the band Intervals. I just don’t understand their appeal at all. But that’s OK. I can’t like every fucking band that comes out of the fucking woodwork. I am, however, pleased to report that Intervals guitarist Aaron Marshall had heart surgery last week from which he is at home […]

Malice Guitarist’s Doctors Find Tumor

Mick Zane

This is awfully sad news to have to report. Not that I am a huge Malice fan, but you never wanna hear about someone suffering from an illness. Mick Zane, the lead guitarist for Malice, will undergo brain surgery on Monday after he was diagnosed with a small brain tumor. Zane is currently in an […]

Drummer Returns To Primus

Tim Alexander

Primus have their drummer back. Tim “Herb” Alexander made his return to the kit last night in Philadelphia. Alexander has been taking a break from the band as he recovered from a heart attack he suffered back in July. Tim underwent triple bypass surgery, and followed that up with months of physical therapy. He’s back […]

King’s X Drummer To Undergo Bypass Surgery

Jerry Gaskill

I was totally doing something obviously more important last week when I neglected to report on the heart attack suffered by King’s X drummer. Jerry Gaskill’s heart attack last week was his second; he had it during a minor medical procedure. As a result, all of the band’s previously announced shows were canceled. The band […]

Corrosion Of Conformity Drummer Having Surgery

Reed Mullin

At some point today, Corrosion of Conformity’s drummer Reed Mullin is going under the knife to have surgery on his shoulder. The surgery will fix a “massive full thickness tear of the supraspinatus with retraction of the tendon to the glenoid — a large joint effusion.” No shit. He writes on Facebook: “Wish me luck!” […]

Primus Drummer Starts Physical Therapy

Tim Alexander

We here at Gunshy Assassin sure are thrilled for Tim Alexander. The dude had a minor brush with the other side, and is now heading towards a full recovery as he started physical therapy today. You may recall Tim suffered a heart attack last month, and underwent a triple bypass a day later. Tim writes […]

Primus Drummer Recovering After Heart Surgery

Tim Alexander

I was really bothered the other day to hear Primus drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander had sustained a heart attack. Fucking Pork Soda, man. That drumwork is off the hizz-ook. For reals. Luckily, today, Tim went under the knife and all went well. In fact, after a successful bypass procedure to remove blockages from arteries near […]