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The NI musicians who, like Brian May, have had heart attacks but say the show must go on!

Flash Harry frontman Harry Hamilton, from Lurgan, and Do Not Resuscitate drummer Brian Mercer tell Stephanie Bell about life after having stents fitted

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Freddie Mercury impersonator Harry Hamilton performing on stage

Freddie Mercury impersonator Harry Hamilton performing on stage

Rock royalty: Brian May of Queen onstage

Rock royalty: Brian May of Queen onstage

Harry at home in Lurgan

Harry at home in Lurgan

With his wife Heather

With his wife Heather

Road to recovery: Brian Mercer on the golf course

Road to recovery: Brian Mercer on the golf course

Brian with band DNR

Brian with band DNR

Freddie Mercury impersonator Harry Hamilton performing on stage

Two Northern Ireland musicians know exactly what lies ahead for Queen guitarist Brian May as he recovers from a recent heart attack.

The 72-year-old rocker has been upbeat on social media despite revealing a "near death" experience last month when he was fitted with three stents - tiny tubes that can open blocked arteries.

In a series of Instagram posts, the star urged people over the age of 60 to have an angiogram.