Though her siblings' musical preference differed from her own, her first influences were from bands such as Genesis, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, and traditional Italian music.
The song was a duet with Dave Mustaine and released as the album's first single with a video that also featured Scabbia. She also provided vocals for Apocalyptica's "S.
Upon Kerr's win, problem media advised "small restore" at her picture age.
Coti Zalati and Scabbia's relationship had lasted for ten years, ending in early 2004. She is currently dating James Root from American based groups Slipknot and Stone Sour, who she began dating during their Ozzfest stint in 2004. She enjoys watching cooking programs on television and she says, "Emeril is the man." Some of her favorite bands include Depeche Mode, Linkin Park, Korn, Meshuggah, and In Flames.
The two claim that working in the music industry together helps to maintain their long distance relationship. She says you can find something interesting in every genre of music, so she listens to everything without any problems.
Cristina's hobbies and interests include watching movies, cooking, shopping, clothing, and spending time with her friends and family. Scabbia can speak English without as heavy an accent (although if listened to carefully, one can still be heard) that is present in her fellow bandmates, which is made apparent in English interviews with the band.