Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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Senate introduces Music Modernization Act—understand how it affects songwriters

The Music Modernization Act (MMA) was introduced in the Senate today with sponsors from both parties. The bill aims to change music licensing laws, focusing...

Physician-assisted suicide now legal in California

Earlier this week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the controversial “End Of Life Option Act,” which allows doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally...

New Oklahoma bill may ban hoodies in public places

In Oklahoma, a ban on wearing hoodies in public could become a reality. CNN reports that republican senator Don Barrington's bill, SB 13, would make...

This man was arrested for playing music

This past Friday, October 17, musician Andrew Kalleen (photo: Frank Franklin II) was arrested for performing music in a Brooklyn subway station. A bystander captured the...

Chicago reportedly won’t enforce new smoking ban at Riot Fest

On Wednesday, Chicago Park District's Board Of Commissioners voted to ban all smoking (including vaporizers) within the city's 580 parks. However, despite the ban, officer's...

Tim Lambesis world exclusive interview: The As I Lay Dying singer breaks his year-long...

Tim Lambesis speaks about his case for the first (and possibly last) time anywhere, in a series of interviews with AP's West Coast Editor Ryan...

The Death Of Revenge Porn: One mother’s journey to affect serious change

When we interviewed Hunter Moore in August 2012, the “revenge porn” impresario was in the midst of what appeared to be a sudden change...

Joan Jett’s Blackheart Records suing Hot Topic for trademark infringement

Some natural associations come up in the rock 'n roll world when you hear the word "Blackheart," namely Joan Jett And The Blackhearts and...

Updated coverage of the Tim Lambesis murder-for-hire case

UPDATE: May 30 at 8:33 p.m. EDT Reports we received from the Sheriff's Department today have revealed that Lambesis is no longer in custody within...

UK makes first alternative subculture hate crime arrests

Recently, a new system of classification was introduced in Manchester, England that categorizes violence against alternative subcultures (those labeled "emo," "goth," "punk" and otherwise)...

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