According to Michael Fischer of KNAC.com, Mick Zane, lead guitarist and founding member of the classic 1980s heavy metal band MALICE, will undergo brain surgery Monday after he was diagnosed with a small brain tumor.Zane, who is currently in an intensive care unit (ICU) in Burbank, California, suffered a seizure earlier week is awake and resting, with his family and bandmates by his side. He said: "I went to JUDAS PRIEST at Nokia Theater [in Los Angeles] Tuesday night. I left the show with a terrible headache, [and] the next day I got sick in the studio and they had to call the EMTs [emergency medical technicians] and rush me to the emergency room." Mick, who has yet to find out if his tumor is malignant or not, has been in the studio writing and recording material for his first-ever solo album. The project, which was set to feature some major artist guest players sitting in on various tracks, has been put on hold. MALICE's latest album, "New Breed Of Godz", was released in May 2012 through SPV/Steamhammer. The band's two Atlantic releases — "In the Beginning" (1985) and "License to Kill" (1986) — are available Stateside on WEA label Wounded Bird and have continued to sell over the years.
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).