APPETITE FOR DISCUSSION
Welcome to Appetite for Discussion -- a Guns N' Roses fan forum!

Please feel free to look around the forum as a guest, I hope you will find something of interest. If you want to join the discussions or contribute in other ways then you need to become a member. We especially welcome anyone who wants to share documents for our archive or would be interested in translating or transcribing articles and interviews.

Registering is free and easy.

Cheers!
SoulMonster

1998.03.07 - The New York Post - Axl's First Video Could Cost Him

Go down

1998.03.07 - The New York Post - Axl's First Video Could Cost Him Empty 1998.03.07 - The New York Post - Axl's First Video Could Cost Him

Post by Blackstar on Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:16 pm

Axl's first video could cost him

JUDGE Kimba Wood has presided over some pretty sensational cases in her time and she's made headlines of her own. But they will be nothing compared to the suit currently on her docket pitting a former Guns N' Roses songwriter against rock bad boy Axl Rose.

The case, when it eventually comes to trial, should see Manhattan federal court packed with rabid Guns N' Roses fans. They'll swoon when they view a rare video of Rose when he was 20, went by his real name of Bill Bailey and didn't have a single tattoo on his body.

The video will be introduced in evidence by partners Gregory Ehrlich and Chris Weber to bolster their claim that Rose, his manager, Doug Goldstein, and Geffen Records owe Weber millions of dollars in royalties.

The video shows Weber, then 16, working on songs with Rose. It was taken at the Los Angeles home of Weber's parents, where the Rose-to-be was staying until he found his feet in the music business.

Weber is seeking his share of royalties from the sale of 16 million copies of the group's first hit, "Use Your Illusion," and from the "Live From the Jungle" EP.

Weber and Ehrlich seem to have won the first round in the legal skirmishing. The other day, Wood ruled that the defendants must produce the disputed royalty statements before the trial proceeds.
Blackstar
Blackstar
ADMIN

Posts : 3123
Plectra : 21319
Reputation : 91
Join date : 2018-03-17

Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum