Tag: Damages

Apocalyptica Comments On Rammstein Lawsuit, Claims Previous Reports Are False

Finnish cello rock act Apocalyptica has posted the following statement online, in response to previous reports that the band had been sued by German metal act Rammstein. The statement reads; “The [Anwalt24.de] article’s headline [which suggested that Apocalyptica was forced to pay damages to Rammstein] is substantially wrong: neither the band Apocalyptica nor their management …

APOCALYPTICA Ordered To Pay $60,000 To RAMMSTEIN In Trademark Infringement

According to Anwalt24.de, Finnish rock cello quartet APOCALYPTICA has been ordered to pay 45,000 euros (approximately $59,000) in damages to German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN in connection with a German advertising campaign for APOCALYPTICA’s 2007 album, “Worlds Collide”. RAMMSTEIN frontman Till Lindemann was one of several featured vocalists on the CD, which was reportedly being sold …

Converge Unleash Cover Art and Track Listing For ‘Axe to Fall’

CONVERGE have just unveiled the cover art and track listing for Axe to Fall, the band’s upcoming album on Epitaph Records which hits stores October 20th. From Lamboat: The effort was recorded by guitarist Kurt Ballou at this Godcity studios in Salem, MA and features guest appearances from a host of notables, including Steve Brodsky …

Pirate Bay Faces New Legal Threat

The world’s most high-profile file-sharing website the Pirate Bay faces a new volley of legal action. Thirteen Hollywood production companies have filed a new lawsuit to try to get the website shut down. In April the site’s founders were found guilty of breaking copyright law and were sentenced to a year in jail and ordered …

Ozzy Osbourne to Sue Tony Iommi Over Royalty Payments

BLACK SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne is suing the band’s guitarist Tony Iommi over royalty payments. The 60-year-old has accused Iommi of falsely claiming to have sole rights to the band’s name which has cost him royalties from merchandise sales. Osbourne is seeking unspecified damages, lost profits and a declaration he is a half-owner of the …

Pirate Bay Lawyer Seeks Retrial Due to Judge Snafu

A defense lawyer in the Pirate Bay case is seeking a retrial after it emerged that the judge who sentenced his clients sits on the board of the Swedish Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and is also a member of the Swedish Copyright Association. “My view has been that these activities do not …

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