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New “Evidence” Appears In The Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Poison

Posted by on November 16, 2011

Last month, Billy McCarthy and James Stonich of now-defunct 80’s glam rock band Kid Rocker filed a lawsuit against Poison over plagiarizing hit songs like “Talk Dirty To Me,” “I Won’t Forget You,” “Fallen Angel” and “Ride the Wind.” To most people, the plaintiffs’ accusations seem a little outlandish, especially considering that it’s 25 years […]

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Poison Responds To Plagiarism Accusations, Plans To Fight Lawsuit

Posted by on October 27, 2011

Last week, two members of the now defunct 80’s glam rock band Kid Rocker filed a lawsuit against Poison. Plaintiffs Billy McCarthy and James Stonich are accusing Poison and its members of plagiarizing songs such as “Talk Dirty To Me,” “I Won’t Forget You,” “Fallen Angel” and “Ride the Wind.” While it may seem odd […]

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Poison Sued For Ripping Off Songs…25 Years Later

Posted by on October 24, 2011

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Poison have found themselves in a bit of legal heat in Illinois. The 80’s hair metal band is being sued by members of disbanded hair metal band Kid Rocker for plagiarizing songs such as “Talk Dirty To Me,” “I Won’t Forget You,” “Fallen Angel” and “Ride the Wind.” In a lawsuit […]

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