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Category Archives: Legal Woes

Motions to dismiss denied, Chris Fehn’s Lawsuit against Slipknot to proceed

Posted by on January 6, 2020

Former Slipknot percussionist Chris Fehn’s lawsuit against the band is set to proceed as planned. A judge in the Supreme Court of New York has denied two motions from the band and their business entities to dismiss the suit. On Friday (3), Justice Melissa Anne Crane heard the defendant’s (Slipknot) case to dismiss motions five […]

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Iron Maiden files 2 million dollar trademark lawsuit over ‘Ion Maiden’ video game

Posted by on May 30, 2019

According to The Daily Beast, Iron Maiden has filed a $2 million trademark infringement lawsuit against a video game developer behind the game called “Ion Maiden.” The Daily Beast has reported the lawsuit reads, 3D Realms, the company who are also behind games such as Duke Nukem 3D are using an “incredibly blatant” trademark infringement, […]

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Slayer suing Secret Solstice festival organizers for backpay

Posted by on April 8, 2019

Slayer has filed a lawsuit against organizers of the Secret Solstice Festival claiming that they are owed $134,000 for their headlining spot in Reykjavik, Iceland last June. The band claims that they have not been fully compensated and seeking the balance of what they are owed. Apparently, Slayer is not the only band to be […]

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Ill Niño lawsuit paints drummer Dave Chavarri in a negative light

Posted by on March 23, 2019

  Earlier this year, Ill Niño erupted into a legal battle once vocalist Cristian Machado, rhythm guitarist Diego Verduzco, and guitarist Ahrue Luster had denied claims of leaving the band. Now a 53-page documentation of the lawsuit has surfaced and portrays drummer and band manager, Dave Chavarri in a negative manner. The lawsuit claims that Chavarri was […]

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Chris Fehn’s lawsuit against Slipknot continues to unfold; Fehn would love to stay with band, lawyer says

Posted by on March 23, 2019

Based on a 14-page court document, Chris Fehn is suing Slipknot, Incorporated; Knot Merch LLC; SK Productions, LLC; SK Touring, Inc; Knot Touring LLC; Rob Shore & Associates, Inc; the group’s leaders Michael Shawn “Clown” Crahan and Corey Taylor; and band’s manager, Robert Shore for “damages and equitable relief.” According to one of Fehn’s attorney’s, […]

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