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Category Archives: Legal Woes

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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Five Finger Death Punch’s producer weighs in on record label lawsuit

Posted by on May 10, 2016

A few days ago, Five Finger Death Punch got into a serious fight with theie label Prospect Park for not fulfilling their contract the way they stipulated. By ‘getting into a fight’  we actually mean getting sued by their label for allegedly trying to record a new album as fast as they could before their […]

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Record store owners arrested over Kreator t-shirt showing communist symbol

Posted by on May 9, 2016

Indonesia is very tough about their laws and how they censor their freedom of speech on delicate subjects against their beliefs. Some time ago, the news regarding some metalheads sentenced to death for smuggling drugs into the country made its way around the Internet. The case got the attention of several renowned metal artists like Napalm […]

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