Tag Archives: busted

22 Year Old Cop Unaware She Has Bob Dylan in Custody

In GLONO’s early days we had an argument about whether it was possible that a 20-something year old intern could possibly not know who either Kurt Cobain or Mick Jagger were. Never mind the fact that neither had been burning up the charts in recent years, how does someone not know cultural icons like these … Continue reading 22 Year Old Cop Unaware She Has Bob Dylan in Custody

Superbowl Producer Hates Live Music

Super Bowl pre-game show producer Rickey Minor admits that Jennifer Hudson and Faith Hill Lip-Synched: Minor explained that he insisted that both Hudson and Faith Hill, who performed “America the Beautiful” before Hudson, sing to the prerecorded tracks the NFL requires them to submit a week before the game. “That’s the right way to do … Continue reading Superbowl Producer Hates Live Music

Satriani Sues Coldplay

Guitar phenom Joe Satriani is suing Coldplay claiming the band’s single “Viva La Vida” ripped off his 2004 song “If I Could Fly.” This sort of thing happens a lot, especially if the defendant is a mega-selling powerhouse, but the similarities are compelling. A crafty Youtuber has combined the songs for you to hear for … Continue reading Satriani Sues Coldplay

Chinese Democracy Leaker Pleads Not Guilty

Billboard reports that the Alleged Guns N’ Roses Leaker Pleads Innocent. The Associated Press says he pleaded not guilty. Not sure if there’s a legal difference. Not sure if it matters. Either way, Antiquiet‘s Kevin Cogill faces three years in federal prison if convicted, and five years if the court finds he posted the songs … Continue reading Chinese Democracy Leaker Pleads Not Guilty

GNR leaker creates defense fund

Kevin Cogill, the blogger at Antiquiet who got busted by the FBI for hosting leaked tracks off Chinese Democracy, has set up a defense fund: I am trying to take full responsibility for my predicament. I consider the burden of legal fees ultimately mine to bear; I have independently raised the funds required to retain … Continue reading GNR leaker creates defense fund

BREAKING: Blogger Arrested for Streaming "Chinese Democracy"

The AP reports that 27-year-old blogger Kevin Cogill was arrested in Los Angeles and held for “violating US copyright laws” for streaming parts of the 14 year delayed Guns N’ Roses album Chinese Democracy. According to an arrest affidavit, Cogill admitted to agents that he posted the songs on his Web site. Prosecutors said Wednesday … Continue reading BREAKING: Blogger Arrested for Streaming "Chinese Democracy"

Ghostface Killah a/k/a Chunky Mario Delight

I always thought it would be funny to make up funny stories about our Founding Fathers, but this is pretty good, too. How I Spread A Lie About Ghostface Killah, or Why You Should Not Trust Goddamn Wikipedia: To me, at least, it seems like skepticism is at its lowest point ever since the goddamn … Continue reading Ghostface Killah a/k/a Chunky Mario Delight

Snoop Nabbed on Drug and Weapons Charges

Awwwwwww shit, Snoop Dog was arrested at 3:45 p.m. Thursday at Bob Hope Airport, police said. The D to the O the double G posted $35,000 bail and was scheduled to appear in court Dec. 12. It appears he was arrested after cops searched his vehicle. Snoop seems to have violated a lane restriction at … Continue reading Snoop Nabbed on Drug and Weapons Charges

Two Gallants Speak Out: Fuck the Police

An update to the story of the band who got beat up by cops, the Fork gets the band members’ side of the story: “They were arresting anybody who asked a question,” Vogel said. “All these young kids who were at the show and just wanted to know what was going on, they got arrested.” … Continue reading Two Gallants Speak Out: Fuck the Police

Members of Two Gallants, Audience Assaulted At Houston Nightclub

“Last night (Fri. Oct 13), a single officer responded to a noise complaint about live music at Walter’s on Washington. As opposed to following protocol and procedure used by all other officers responding to similar complaints at Walter’s, this ‘over zealous’ decides to walk in, avoid managment, and get on stage and subsequently slam the … Continue reading Members of Two Gallants, Audience Assaulted At Houston Nightclub