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Phish Celebrates the New Year With 228 Fan Arrests

While a majority of those arrested were given summonses or charged with misdemeanors, 10 have been tagged with felony offenses, primarily for selling drugs to undercover cops.

01/02/2014

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Pussy Riot Members on the Verge of Early Release

Members of the Russian punk rock outfit Pussy Riot, jailed last year after a protest performance inside Moscow’s main cathedral, seem to be on the verge of release three months early under a new amnesty clause.

12/19/2013

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Lostprophets Singer To Do 35 Years Behind Bars For Child Sex Offenses

Watkins was sentenced along two female co-defendants, who received 14 and 17 years behind bars for their role in the crimes.

12/19/2013

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Beastie Boys (Finally) Sue GoldieBlox

The lawsuit claims that the toy company has infringed upon other artists, including Queen, Daft Punk, Kaskade, Krewella, Avicii, Slam, k.flay and Trevor Guthrie.

12/13/2013

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Did Goldieblox Use Beastie Boys’ ‘Girls’ Just to Drum Up Controversy?

According to entertainment lawyer John Seay, Golieblox using “Girls” without asking for the band’s permission could very well have been part of their plan to get the ad and its message to a larger audience.

11/26/2013

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Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath Being Sued By Former Bandmates

For those who were around in the ’90s, McGrath will forever be remembered as the frosted-tipped frontman for feel-good rockers Sugar Ray, scoring massive MTV and radio hits with songs like “Fly” and “Every Morning.”

10/24/2013

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Watch M.I.A. Fire Back At NFL For Super Bowl Middle-Finger Lawsuit

“The NFL thing is completely ridiculous. It’s been making me laugh for a while, but now it’s so boring I don’t even laugh anymore.”

09/24/2013

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