Mick Thomson, guitarist for the heavy metal band Slipknot was stabbed in the head on Wednesday, by his own brother no less, when the two got into a fight that escalated and led to them both being taken to the hospital.
Mick and his brother Andrew were reportedly found by Iowa police Wednesday morning stabbing one another in the front yard of Micks home. This led to Mick being stabbed in the head with a knife. This is part of the report from the Des Moines Register.
Clive police reported the two brothers were fighting and armed with knives in the front yard of a home in the 1900 block of Northwest 129th Street at about 4:25 a.m., according to a news release.
At first the brothers were fighting inside the home, but moved outside after it got physical.
When officers arrived, they found the brothers, both apparently drunk, with serious but not life-threatening stab wounds. Mickeal Thomson had a stab wound in the back of his head.
They were taken to hospitals in separate ambulances.
As of yet there have been no arrests made in the case and no indication as to whether or not the police intend to make one. As for Mick, though his wound was not listed as life-threatening, there has been no indication as of yet as to how severe the wound truly is and what the long term effects may be.
Police also noted to the Daily News that neither of the Thomson brothers were very cooperative with them.