Lawsuit

Courtney Love's Ex-Son In Law To Receive Mental Health Examination in Cobain Guitar Lawsuit

Isaiah Silva, the ex-husband to Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, will receive a mental health evaluation as part of a lawsuit over ownership of Cobain's MTV Unplugged guitar. In 2018, Silva filed a lawsuit against Love and producer Sam Lutfi under the impression that...
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Universal Admits To Losing 22 Master Recordings In 2008 Fire

In June 2019, it was reported by The New York Times that over 60 rock and metal master recordings (including those by Aerosmith, Guns N' Roses, Nirvana, and The Who) were lost in 2008 fire at Universal Studios in Hollywood, CA. As they prepare the legal backlash from artists and representatives...
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Vince Neil Ordered To Pay $170,000 To Lawyers In Assault Case

Motley Crue vocalist Vince Neil has reportedly been ordered to pay $170,000 in fees to the lawyers that represented him in a 2016 assault case with a female fan. Neil claimed that his lawyers greatly inflated their fees because of his celebrity status, but a judge ruled that he must pay up. The...
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The Rolling Stones Return "Bitter Sweet Symphony" Credits to The Verve

"Bitter Sweet Symphony" by UK rock band, The Verve, is one of the biggest hit songs of the late '90s. The song even landed them a Grammy nomination for "Best Rock Song." But until today, the band, nor the song's writer, frontman Richard Ashcroft, have never earned a single dollar from the song. The...
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Courtney Love & Nirvana Members Called In As Witnesses In Lawsuit Against Marc Jacobs

In December 2018, Nirvana filed a lawsuit against fashion designer Marc Jacobs for redesigning the band's iconic smiley face logo for his "Bootleg Grunge Redux" clothing line without their permission. After denying ripping off the logo, Jacobs responded by claiming that the band had never...
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Guns N' Roses Files Trademark Lawsuit Against Brewery Beer Name

Rock music and beer are a better pairing than peanut butter and jelly. Some bands have even jumped into the craft beer game and released their own brands of beer like Motörhead's "Live To Win", Iron Maiden's "Trooper Ale", AC/DC's "Australian Hardrock", and Pearl Jam's "Faithful Ale." But according...
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Ace Frehley Slams Gene Simmons In Brutal Facebook Post, Claiming He Groped His Wife

Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley doesn't pull any punches in a scathing Facebook post against Gene Simmons and Paul Staney, accusing them of being uptight control freaks, saboteurs, and a few other much nastier things. Frehley slammed Simmons for comments regarding his sobriety, how he and Paul...
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Nirvana Sues Fashion Designer For Stealing Band Logo

According to a report by TMZ , Nirvana has filed a lawsuit against fashion designer Marc Jacobs for reappropriating the band's smiley-face logo without their permission. As part of the clothing brand's "Bootleg Grunge Redux" collection, the design takes Nirvana's famous logo by replacing the X-eyes...
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Chris Cornell's Widow Suing His Doctor Over Her Husband's Death

According to the Associated Press , Vicky Cornell, widow of late Soundgarden/Audioslave vocalist Chris Cornell, is suing his doctor for allegedly overprescribing medications that contributed to his death. Cornell filed the lawsuit with the Los Angeles Superior Court under the allegation that the...
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Travis Barker Suing Over Medical Procedure & Bus Accident That Prevented Him From Touring

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has been dealt months worth of bad luck after he was struck by a bus in an auto accident , and after a medical procedure left him with nerve damage, a staph infection, as well as damage to his veins. According to TMZ , Barker's injuries have left him unable to play...
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