Pete Best was lucky...

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Pete Best was lucky...

... he was just fired, not stabbed:

The singer in a teen gothic metal band and her brother allegedly
stabbed the band's guitarist dozens of times because he did not play
well enough, Italian police and a lawyer said Friday.

Police in
Genoa, on Italy's northwestern coast, said the 16-year-old victim
remained hospitalized, but his life was not in danger.

He was
attacked Saturday night after the band Soul Cry rehearsed in Sestri
Ponente, a small town near Genoa. He was stabbed about 50 times, mainly
to his back and head, said police official Alessandra Bucci in Genoa.

18-year-old singer, Cristina Balzano, and her 16-year-old brother, the
band's bass player, were arrested on charges of premeditated attempted

During the rehearsal, band members accused the victim of
playing poorly, police said. The attack occurred moments later in a
narrow alley.

The CBC story has a funner headline, but I have to wonder if it was a result of sloppy translation. After all, aren't goth musicians supposed to sound evil?