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Thursday Morning: Rise And Hiiiiiiiigh

December 6th marks the first time in the history of the country where smokin’ the ol’ refer in Washington will be legal. There are some catches, however, so you better read up.

12/05/2012

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Gary Glitter Arrested In Underage Sex Scandal Involving ‘Top of the Pops’ Host

Glam rocker Gary Glitter was arrested Sunday (October 28) on further allegations involving pedophilia, of which Glitter has previously been found guilty.

10/29/2012

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Stevie Wonder Extortion Case Ends In Jail Time For His “Nephew”

A man posing as Stevie Wonder’s nephew and his accomplice have been charged with attempted extortion of the R&B superstar this week, the Los Angeles Times reports.

09/28/2012

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James Taylor vs. Warner Bros. Records Over Digital Royalties

James Taylor is the latest artist to sue his former label over digital royalties (among other things), on a contract that was in place long before the MP3 was even conceived.

09/17/2012

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

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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

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Who Is Pussy Riot? 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

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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

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J. Geils Band To Tour Without J. Geils

So why no Geils? Legal drama.

07/20/2012

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