March 17, 2005

Beatallica: Milwaukee-based parody band & the music wars

Xeni Jardin:

On the NPR program "Day to Day" today, I report on Beatallica, the Milwaukee-based parody band known for Metallica-infused covers of Beatles songs. As reported previously here on Boing Boing, Sony Music accused them of violating copyright laws, demanded that their webmaster pay "unspecified damages," and forced the band's ISP to shut down their website.

Posted by James Zellmer at March 17, 2005 12:00 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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