According to Loudwire, Dariya ‘Nookie’ Stavrovich of the Slot was stabbed in the neck, multiple times by an unnamed man. The band was at a signing session in St. Petersburg, Russia, on April 18, when the attack occurred. Nookie was rushed to a hospital in a “moderately grave” condition.
The band have issued the following statement:
“Today, on the 18th of April, before The SLOT’s signing session, an armed attack was made on the members ot the band near the cafe “Stoker” in St. Peterburg.
The malefactor armed with a knife, tried to attract attention of the members of the band and to start a conversation with them. After that he stabbed Nookie (Dariya Stavrovich) several times in her neck.
Fortunately she was able to protect herself from some of the hits with her hands.
The offender was neutralized and was caught red-handed. After that he was followed to police Department.
After Nookie was given first aid by Cache, she was immediately rushed to the hospital. The hospital described her general condition as moderately grave.
Fortunately at the present moment there is no threat to Nookie’s life and she is staying at the Mariinskaya hospital.
Let’s wish her a speedy and painless recovery!”
The band was also asking fans for blood donations, and have since released a statement claiming that the vocalist’s condition has improved:
“According to the doctors, the threat to her life passed. She became conscious. More detailed information will be posted later. We thank everyone for support one more time!”
Hopefully she will have a speedy recovery.