In an interview with The London Times, Queen‘s legendary guitarist Brian May revealed he had another near-death experience caused by a stomach explosion following the heart attack he had earlier this year.

As you may recall, the co-founder and lead guitarist of Queen, Brian May suffered from a heart attack, and he was treated in the hospital for a while back in May 2020. After he returned back home, Brian posted several pictures and videos of himself showing his improving health status to his worried fans.

In an interview with The London Times, Brian May revealed that his health problems continued and he had to have surgery to place three stents in his arteries. Apparently, after the surgery, he experienced some complications due to the drugs he was on which caused a stomach explosion that almost killed him.

In his statement, May mentioned he was surprised to experience such terrible problems even though he had been quite careful about his health. He claimed he didn’t understand the reason of having an arterial disease since he was not drinking or smoking and he was being careful about his diet.

Here’s what Brian May stated about his health problems:

“The heart attack was a symbol of arterial disease. But I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, I don’t have high cholesterol and I was exercising through the tour, so why did it happen? At least I now have a heart that is working far better than it was.

It is a long climb back. I’ve had complications due to the drugs I’m on, one of which was a stomach explosion that nearly killed me.”

Additionally, Brian mentioned after a long period of recovery from, he was feeling better and ready to rock again by stating:

“I’m incredibly grateful that I now have a life to lead again. I was actually very near death. … But I’m good. I’m here. I’m ready to rock.”

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