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Category Archives: Legal Woes

Scott Stapp sued for $1.2 million by Art of Anarchy

Posted by on February 20, 2018

Art of Anarchy hasn’t had an easy run as a band. The band, which features former Guns n’ Roses guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Disturbed bassist John Moyer and brothers Jon and Vince Votta, launched a few years back with Scott Weiland as their featured vocalist. Obviously, that didn’t work out, but even before Weiland’s death, […]

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Behemoth’s Nergal headed back to court in Poland over merch design

Posted by on January 11, 2018

A few years back, Behomoth frontman Adam “Nergal” Darski was in a Polish court for tearing out pages of the bible during the band’s theatrical show. The 2011 case was dismissed, with the frontman calling his actions an “artistic metaphor.” The Polish authorities aren’t done with him, however. Back in October, an investigation was launched […]

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Gibson suing Funko over guitar designs

Posted by on January 2, 2018

We’ve already written abut Spotify being sued today, so we might as well keep the legal metal news going. Another suit filed last month came from Gibson Brands, creators of the iconic Les Paul guitar. Law360 states that they brand is suing toy manufacturer Funko over their Funko POP Figurines. It turns out that the […]

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Every Time I Die’s Jordan Buckley sued for stage diving onto fan’s head

Posted by on October 25, 2017

If you’ve ever been to an Every Time I Die show, you know that they’re pretty much out of control. They’re up there with The Dillinger Escape Plan for the energy of their frenetic live shows. If you’re going to an ETID show, you know you’ve signed up for lots of movement and one big […]

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Decapitated enter not guilty pleas for rape and kidnapping charges, trial date set

Posted by on October 24, 2017

In early September, Decapitated  were accused of kidnapping and rape by a woman. Since then, the band, who were in Fresno when arrested, have all been expedited to Spokane, where they’ve been all charged and held on bail. Today, according to komonews, all four members pleaded not guilty to the charges. Also, a trial has […]

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