The Pulse Of Radio reports that RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE drummer Brad Wilk, who also plays on the new BLACK SABBATH album "13", has been served with divorce papers by his wife, Selene Vigil-Wilk. According to TMZ.com, Brad and Selene officially separated last Friday (June 14), with Selene filing papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court just three days later on Monday (June 17). The couple were married in 2005 and have two young children.
Selene, who used to sing for the all-girl punk act 7 YEAR BITCH, is asking for joint legal custody of the children, but wants primary physical custody and spousal support.
In addition to being a founding member of RAGE, Wilk played in AUDIOSLAVE with two of his RAGE bandmates and most recently handled the drums on the BLACK SABBATH reunion album in place of absent original drummer Bill Ward.
SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler told The Pulse Of Radio how Wilk did during the sessions. "I think in the studio, Brad was more like a Bill kind of thing, like an old-school drummer — more jazzier and that kind of thing, which suited the album, the new album," he said.
Wilk is not touring with SABBATH. Tommy Clufetos, the drummer in SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne's solo band, is handling live duties.
Back in July 2012, the Los Angeles Times reported that Brad Wilk and his wife had put their house in Malibu, California on the market for $2.699 million.
Wilk, 44, bought the house in 2003 for $1.9 million.