Category Archives: Legal Woes

Harry Shearer: This is Spinal Tap…’s lawsuit

Posted by on October 18, 2016

1984 mockumentary This is Spinal Tap is required viewing for anyone in a band. The Rob Reiner-directed film about the waning days of a hapless heavy metal band is hysterical and much of it still holds true today. The film’s stars, Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest and Michael McKean co-created the film and also wrote and played […]

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Ozzy Osbourne’s former mistress makes falsehood allegations against him

Posted by on October 3, 2016

Remember how earlier this year, everyone found out about The Osbourne marriage coming to an end due to Ozzy Osbourne’s affair with hair stylist Michelle Pugh? A lot of things have happened ever since, including Kelly Osbourne’s public blast against Pugh, Ozzy getting treatment for sex addiction and even the reconciliation between Sharon and Ozzy. […]

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Today in label lawsuits; Victory refutes ADTR claims, Davey Suicide slams StandBy

Posted by on August 15, 2016

  In a perfect world, when a label signs a band, they promote and distribute their music, more people find out about the band, everyone buys, downloads or streams the album, and both the band and the label get rich. Of course, that’s kind of few and far between, as more artists fail than not, […]

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Bassist Bob Daisley sues Ozzy Osbourne over unpaid royalties

Posted by on August 9, 2016

You’re probably aware of the whole Black Sabbath debacle with drummer Bill Ward and the reasons behind him not taking part of the latest reunion. Several reasons have been thrown left and right but it’s basically a money issue and, considering the estate Black Sabbath has, we are sure it was a considerable amount of money. But […]

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Led Zeppelin wins “Stairway to Heaven” plagiarism lawsuit by jury

Posted by on June 23, 2016

Led Zeppelin, the original rock and roll gods, have been under fire for awhile now. They stood accused of stealing their most famous song, Stairway to Heaven, from the band Spirit, a prog-rock band that gained prominence around the same time. The claim was that the intro guitar notes and chord progression was too similar […]

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