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A Monster Copyright Infringement

Posted by on Aug 12, 2012 | 0 comments

A Monster Copyright Infringement

E! reports that Mike D, Ad-Rock and the estate of the late AdamYauch sued Monster Energy Corp. last week for copyright infringement. The Beasties accused Monster of trying to create “an association” with the trio and its music by using several of their best-known hits — including ‘Sabotage,’ ‘So Whatcha Want,’ ‘Brass Monkey,’ ‘Paul Revere’ and numerous other tunes named in the complaint — in a...

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Rock Hall to Induct ‘Beasties’, ‘Chili Peppers'; Is It Biased?

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 | 0 comments

Rock Hall to Induct ‘Beasties’, ‘Chili Peppers'; Is It Biased?

Q101.com obviously applauds the addition of The Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Beastie Boys into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.  We also salute Guns ‘N Roses for their incredibly white-hot run in the late ’80s and early ’90s.  However…the Rock HOF is not without controversy as is any contest ever held, participated in, and judged by humankind.  We have bias...

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Beasties, RHCP, Cure Up For Rock Hall

Posted by on Sep 27, 2011 | 0 comments

Q101.com can’t live in a world where Abba is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame but not the Beastie Boys.  They’ve had quite a year…it may get better (not that we think they care about something like this). The Cure would get our vote if we didn’t sit through two stunningly and unnecessarily boring shows of theirs in the 90s.  The Chili Peppers, to us, seems like a slam...

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