15 Infamous Rock Lawsuits
There’s an old perception that the music business is one big party of sex, drugs and rock and roll. But sometimes, as this list of 15 infamous rock lawsuits plainly demonstrates, the reality is closer to something like “court, lawyers and legal briefs.”
Lawsuits are a virtually unavoidable part of the cost of doing business in the high-stakes, big-money world of music, with literally almost every important act in the world involved in at least one major court action — and sometimes many.
Money and “creative differences” — which is often code for “out of control creative egos” — are the usual underlying sources of rock litigation. Those legal actions can range from the seemingly petty and absurd, to extremely serious and precedent-setting. We’ve partnered with Loudwire and Diffuser to present the following 15 Infamous Rock Lawsuits — which hopefully won’t result in us getting sued.