Category Archives: Legal Woes

Time to buy Electric Wizard; album removed from retail, streaming outlets

Posted by on June 11, 2015

If you’re at a record store (remember them?) and see a copy of Electric Wizard’s  Time to Die, you should probably pick up your collector’s item quickly. Of all the evil, Satanic things that might befall Electric Wizard, you’d think that a financial issues wouldn’t be one of them, but suddenly, the album isn’t available to stream […]

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Phil Rudd sentencing delayed until July

Posted by on June 10, 2015

Though Phil Rudd plead guilty to threatening to kill a former assistant along with drug possession back in April, he has yet to be formally sentenced – and he’s facing a potential seven years in prison! But the longtime AC/DC drummer will have to wait a bit longer to hear his fate, as sentencing has been pushed back to July […]

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Temple of the Dog in dispute over master tapes

Posted by on April 14, 2015

In 1990, in the wake of the death of Mother Love Bone singer Andrew Wood, Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell got together with members of MLB to record a tribute album to Wood. Recorded in just 15 days, Temple of Dog began to define the grunge era, and the rest of the band, along with Eddie Vedder, […]

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GWAR issue statement about Brockie father lawsuit

Posted by on April 7, 2015

Yesterday, just about two weeks after the one year anniversary of GWAR frontman Dave Brockie’s (Oderus Urungus) death, it came out that the father of the frontman, William Brockie, was suing the Richmond band, claiming they’d stolen Dave’s art, instruments and even his ashes. It also accused the band of keeping money that was owed to the estate. […]

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Slipknot guitarist charged with disorderly conduct in knife fight with brother

Posted by on March 21, 2015

Needless to say, it hasn’t been a great month for Mick Thomson, who was arrested and sent to the hospital after getting stabbed in the head by his brother. While the Slipknot guitarist is supposedly doing fine after the altercation, now he’s reportedly getting charged with disorderly conduct. According to The Des Moines Register, a police […]

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