According to City News Service, As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis has been sued by a woman who claims she suffered second-degree burns when he sprayed a flammable liquid into a fire pit at his parents’ house at the end of last year.
The incident occurred on December 12, 2020 when Vivienne Barcena was allegedly standing near the fire pit and Lambesis squirted an accelerant into it, causing flames to “explode out” and up her arm, back and mid-section.
Lambesis‘s parents were also named as defendants in the lawsuit, which as filed last week in a San Diego Superior Court.
Tim himself sustained burns to 25 percent of his body in the incident, which he first revealed in an Instagram post on December 16, 2020. At the time, the 40-year-old singer claimed that he was pouring gas into a bonfire when the top slipped off and the liquid ended up getting all over his clothes. He later said that he lost 20 pounds from being bedridden for almost three weeks and suffered some nerve damage. He also assured fans that his “man parts” were not harmed during the incident.
As I Lay Dying‘s latest album “Shaped By Fire” has been released September 20th. 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records.
“Shaped By Fire” was produced by As I Lay Dying and was mixed by Joseph McQueen at Sparrow Sound in Los Angeles, California, while mastering was completed by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound in Nashville, Tennessee. The only exception was the track ‘My Own Grave‘, which was produced by As I Lay Dying, co-produced by Drew Fulk and mixed by Adam “Nolly” Getgood.
Óur review of “Shaped by Fire” can be found here.