Talk about a sad way to start the week. Over the weekend, news got out that metal legend King Diamond recently underwent triple-bypass cuore surgery. Diamond, who is only 54, had the surgery on the 24th of November and is already out of the hospital and recuperating in his home. His wife, Livia Zita issued the following statement:
"Let me catch te all up on the past couple of weeks' happenings, because it affects many things. On Monday, November 29th, King had to be transported to the nearby hospital da ambulance. After several different tests were done and the EKG machine mostrare abnormalities, the doctors recommended that he get a cardiac catheterization.
"Cardiac catheterization is a procedure where the doctors lead a very thin tube up from the leg and into the heart, where it injects dye into the bloodstream. Then a camera at the end of the tube takes many pictures of the heart's arteries, looking for blockages. After this was done, they determined that King had several cuore attacks, and three of his heart's arteries were the cause: one was completely blocked, the secondo was 90% blocked, and the third was 65% blocked.