Report: Record Labels Sue GUNS N' ROSES For Copying Songs
Reuters reports: Two independent record labels sued U.S. rock band GUNS N' ROSES for $1 million, claiming the group used portions of two songs by a German musician on their last album "Chinese Democracy".
British label Independiente and the U.S. arm of Domino Recording Company, who own the licensing rights to songs by German electronic musician Ulrich Schnauss, allege that singer Axl Rose and GUNS N' ROSES band members and album producers copied portions of two of Schnauss' songs — "Wherever You Are" and "A Strangely Isolated Place" (hear audio below) — for a song used on the band's last GN'R album called "Riad N' the Bedouins".
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