Cheap Trick have filed a countersuit against their drummer Bun E. Carlos. This comes more than a month after Carlos filed a suit against the band claiming they owe him thousands of dollars. In court papers […]
Oh boy, I’m not sure how this is going to play out. Roger Dean is a British artist who is most famous for his album cover art for the rock group YES and ASIA. He […]
Kobe Bryant and his mom are at odds once again. Kobe has taken legal action against his mother and a New Jersey auction house, who have teamed up in hopes of selling 42 items of […]
J. Geils’ recent lawsuit claims he owns the rights to the name “J. Geils Band” and the band is violating his copyright by touring without him. Singer Peter Wolf says the legal issues are just one way a band like theirs faces trouble over time. It’s hard to avoid when the same group of guys play together for almost five decades.
James Taylor is the latest artist to sue his former label over digital royalties (among other things), on a contract that was in place long before the MP3 was even conceived.
When he hasn’t been calling Madonna any four-letter-word he can think of, Sir Elton John has been busy filing libel suits against a London newspaper recently.
“Mr. Geils has this trademark and never transferred it to anybody,” Geils’ attorney Chuck Grimes told the Boston Globe. “These guys performed in Mr. Geils’s band, but that doesn’t give them the right to grab the name.”
“Don’t Be Messing Around,” a previously unreleased track from the Michael Jackson classic Bad has circulated ahead of the album’s 25th anniversary reissue. As should be expected with most unreleased singles and B-sides, the song […]
There’s rarely an original piece of music today. Everyone samples existing hit songs. Many of them are played on KOOL daily! One in particular is “Hotel California” from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Eagles[/lastfm]. According to the group, […]
Even the almighty Lerner & Rowe couldn’t pull this one off. A woman is suing the city of New York for $900,000,000,000,000! That’s 14 (count ‘em, fourteen) zeroes. Was this a typo? NOPE! Why […]