In what can only appropriately be described as a heavy metal fight, the lead guitarist of Slipknot was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after his own brother stabbed him in the head with a knife.

Police were called early Wednesday morning to separate Slipknot's Mick Thomson and his brother Andrew, who were stabbing one another, apparently for sport, outside Mick's Iowa home. Via 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.

Cops aren't sure if they're going to make any arrests in the case.

"Neither individual was very cooperative," Clive Police Chief Michael Venema tells the Daily News.

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