Lacuna Coil / "Closer" / Karmacode (9) / Apr 2006
Artist: Lacuna Coil
Original Album: Karmacode
*It's Music Mamas & Metal Maidens Week...A week to honor the frontwomen of rock and metal!
Day 4: Cristina Scabbia
I'm enjoying the international flavor we started with yesterday's Dutch selection, so today is for Italian. Cristina is quite an eclectic artist, with influences ranging from prog rock (Genesis), hard rock (Led Zeppelin, AC/DC), dance music, and traditional Italian music.
She's also quite approachable and grounded. I had an opportunity to meet her face-to-face in 2004, and she's very personable and enjoys the opportunity to engage with fans of the band. Definitely not full of herself...
What is amazing is that she had no lifelong desire to be a singer and had never taken vocal lessons! She only began singing professionally as a touring musician and backing vocalist for other bands. …