Rebecca McBrain 'attempted to stab victim with decorative lance'
Ashley Clements

12:46 18th April 2013

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Rebecca McBrain, the wife of Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain has been charged with domestic abuse after being arrested for an incident that happened at the couple's Florida home earlier this year.

BocaNewsNow.com reports that Rebecca attempted to stab someone with a decorative sword before throwing and hitting the victim with logs from a firepit in the couple's garden.

Although the victim is yet to be identified, the fact that Rebecca has been charged with domestic abuse indicates that the person was a resident of the home or a relative.

Rebecca was in court today (April 18) for sentencing and has a trial date set for May 3, 2013. The original incident is reported to have taken place on February 24 when Rebecca was released from Palm Beach County Jail on $3,000 bail.


Rebecca and Nicko McBrain share a kiss in 2012  

Rebecca has since entered a 'not guilty plea' on the charges but could face a significant amount of time behind bars.

Nicko McBrain became the fifth Iron Maiden drummer when he took over from Clive Burr in 1982. Nicko has been present on every Iron Maiden album since 1983's Piece of Mind and up to their latest record The Final Frontier in 2010.

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