Queen guitarist recovering from surgery

Queen guitarist Brian May is recovering in a U.K. hospital following surgery on one of his calf muscles.

 

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I’m done ! After a snip to my calf muscle, I’m feeling good ! The theory is that it will release the excess tension in my Achilles’ tendon and get me out of a painful heel situation I’ve been in for many months. I had the problem all through our last tour of the USA – and although adrenaline got me through, my running around was severely curtailed, and there were a couple of nights when I really couldn’t move at all around the stage (nobody noticed, it seems ! 😏). So now I’ll be taking it easy just a bit for a while, but full recovery should be just in time for getting back out on tour in January – hopefully with a good pair of heels ! THANKS for your good wishes, folks. No cause for alarm. Bri

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The news was revealed by May himself, who waited until after he went under the knife to share the story Monday on Instagram. He wrote, “I’m done! After a snip to my calf muscle, I’m feeling good! The theory is that it will release the excess tension in my Achilles’ tendon and get me out of a painful heel situation I’ve been in for many months.”

Queen’s upcoming world tour, which will feature Adam Lambert on lead vocals, is expected to get underway in mid-January.

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