Lawsuit

Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway To Heaven' Copyright Trial Underway

In what could be the trial of 2016, the case to determine whether or not Led Zeppelin 's "Stairway To Heaven," one of the most iconic rock songs ever composed, was ripped from Spirit 's song "Taurus." The lawsuit was filed by Michael Skidmore , the administrator of the trust of Spirit's guitarist...
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25 Years Later, Temple Of The Dog Mastertapes Returned To Chris Cornell

After a lengthy 25 years, Chris Cornell has finally acquired the legendary mastertapes from Temple Of The Dog 's breakthrough album, which featured members from both Soundgarden and Pearl Jam . According to TMZ , Cornell and his record label A&M Records, finally reached a settlement from a 25-...
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Five Finger Death Punch Joins New Record Label

After a very public dispute between Five Finger Death Punch and their record label Prospect Park, after many defamatory allegations were made against them, the members of FFDP have signed a new record deal with BMG's High Rise Records, with a new album estimated to be released upon the expiration...
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Robert Plant & Jimmy Page To Attend 'Stairway To Heaven' Trial

"Stairway to Heaven" is one of, if not the most, popular song in rock n' roll. For decades Led Zeppelin became a household name as one of the greatest rock bands to ever walk the Earth. Now the copyright of the song is being contested by Michael Skidmore on behalf of the late Spirit guitarist Randy...
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Five Finger Death Punch's Producer Comments On Prospect Park Lawsuit

Last month, Five Finger Death Punch received a lawsuit from their record label "Prospect Park" for allegedly violating contractural agreements, which also came with some scathing and defaming statements made against the members of the band. In response, Five Finger Death Punch retaliated with a...
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Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway To Heaven' Lawsuit Could Be Settled For $1. But There's A Catch

The ongoing dispute between Led Zeppelin and Spirit over the copyright of 'Stairway To Heaven' may be drawing to a close when jurors will deliberate their verdict on May 10th. Members of Spirit have accused Led Zeppelin of taking the instrumental track off of their song 'Taurus' and applied it to '...
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Five Finger Death Punch Responds To Record Label's Lawsuit; Addresses Vocalist's Substance Battle

Yesterday Five Finger Death Punch 's record label Prospect Park filed a lawsuit against the band, alleging that they violated contractural obligations and for "attempting to shamelessly cash in before the anticipated downfall of their addicted bandmate ( Ivan Moody )." RELATED: Five Finger Death...
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Tour Bus Owner Suing Scott Weiland's Estate For Shooting Up Bus

In the wake of Scott Weiland 's death, the estate he leaves behind continues to pick up his owed debts. According to TMZ Daniel Smagacz is suing Weiland's estate for damages the rocker inflicted on a tour bus he rented to him back in August 2013. The bus was rented by Weiland for twenty days. But...
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Five Finger Death Punch Sued By Record Label For 'Attempting To Cash In' Before Bandmate's Downfall

After failing to record a new album and a greatest hits record, Five Finger Death Punch is being sued by its record label Prospect Park. In the lawsuit, the record label is also accusing the FFDP members of "shamelessly attempting to cash in before the anticipated downfall of their addicted...
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Ritchie Blackmore Being Sued By Record Label

Former Deep Purple member Ritchie Blackmore his having a rather tough year. First, he isn't allowed to perform with his former bandmates at their long-awaited induction into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame. Now his record label, Frontiers Records is suing him for not doing enough to help support and...
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