News Ticker: Lil Wayne, Elton John, Spoon, AC/DC

November 2nd, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Lil Wayne’s legal troubles are mounting: a man named Thomas Marasciullo is suing the MC along with Birdman, claiming the pair used lyrics from some Italian spoken-word recordings he did for them without permission. Marasciullo says his words appear on two albums, including Like Father, Like Son, the BBC reports.

  • Elton John has postponed his November 4th, 7th and 10th Face 2 Face dates with Billy Joel in Seattle and Portland due to “a serious case of e-coli bacterial infection and influenza,” according to the singer’s Website.
  • Spoon have confirmed the release date for their seventh album, Transference: January 26th. Pitchfork has the 11-song track list, which includes “Got Nuffin,” a song the band debuted in Austin in July.
  • A Canadian man who stabbed a housemate during a disagreement over the merits of AC/DC has been sentenced to four years in jail. According to the Winnipeg Sun, James Ivison will receive credit for the two years he’s already served for the assault.

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