Thank goodness...or Satan. One of the elder statesmen of modern metal, King Diamond, had triple bypass open heart surgery in late November and is on the mend, his wife Livia recently revealed on the official website. Read the full news release.
PS - Even though he is in recovery, the King managed to scare the living daylights out of me when I left his website open in another tab, and "Blood to Walk" seeped through whatever I was listening to in iTunes, giving me the unsettling effect that he was somewhere right behind me. Christ I think I peed a little.