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Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band (photo by John W. Ferguson/Getty Images).

Peter Wolf Talks ‘Deceptive’ J. Geils vs. J. Geils Band Lawsuit

“Deceptive,” “disturbing” and “fraudulent” are just some of the ways Peter Wolf describes Geils’ legal action against the band.

09/05/2012

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Madonna in Russia: Speaks Out For Punk Band, Gets Sued

Madonna has never been one to bite her tongue, so after the Russian punk band Pussy Riot was convicted of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” on Friday (August 17), she spoke out.

08/20/2012

Photo courtesy of band

Pussy Riot Found Guilty Of ‘Hooliganism’, Sentenced To Two Years

The five-month case came to a head this morning, when a final verdict was made: guilty of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred,” with all three women sentenced to two years in prison starting from their date of arrest in March.

08/17/2012

(Photo courtesy of the band)

A Primer On The Punks Supported By McCartney, Madonna & More

The band name “Pussy Riot” has been splashed all over the news (and the shirts of rock stars), but what exactly is the controversy all about?

08/16/2012

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Elton John Sues London Newspaper For Libel

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.

08/09/2012

(John W. Ferguson/Getty Images)

J. Geils Band To Tour Without J. Geils

So why no Geils? Legal drama.

07/20/2012

U2

U2’s Adam Clayton Takes Assistant To Court

U2 bassist Adam Clayton is suing his personal assistant, whom he says embezzled 2.8 million euro – roughly 3.5 million – from him over the course of four years. For over 16 years, Carol Hawkins […]

06/22/2012

Radiohead

Radiohead Postpones Tour Following Stage Collapse, Death of Drum Tech

As Radiohead mourn the death of their drum technician due to a stage collapse this past weekend in Toronto, the band is postponing its upcoming European tour dates. The UK rockers released a statement today […]

06/22/2012

Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam’s Accountant Facing Major Theft Charges

Did a former executive within the Pearl Jam compound stiff the band out of several hundred thousand dollars? That’s what Seattle police and prosecutors are saying in a 33-count allegation handed down earlier this month. […]

06/21/2012

Radiohead

Radiohead Being Investigated Following Stage Collapse, Death of Drum Tech

As Radiohead mourn the death of their drum technician due to a stage collapse this past weekend in Toronto, all five of the band’s members are being called upon to cooperate in an investigation of […]

06/20/2012

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