Italian Heavy Metal Singer Stabs Guitarist For 'Fluffing' Riff, Faces Attempted Murder Charges

December 10, 2008

According to The Guestlist and various Italian media reports, 19-year-old Italian heavy metal singer Cristina Balzano (pictured below) has been arrested for stabbing the guitarist in her band SOUL CRY after he fluffed a guitar riff.

Balzano allegedly stabbed the 16-year-old guitarist for hitting the wrong notes during a rehearsal session after accusing him of "playing badly."

Balzano has now been charged by Genovese police for attempted murder.

A one-minute report on the case from Italian TV can be viewed below.

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