Rockers No Doubt Bash 'Guitar Hero' Game In Suit

By Nick Malinowski (November 5, 2009, 4:09 PM EST) -- Fed up with what it says is blatant exploitation, the band No Doubt has sued video game maker Activision Publishing Inc. for breach of contract over the company's use of the band and its members in its flagship "Guitar Hero" franchise of games.

The band signed a limited license agreement with Activision in May for its members' likenesses to be used alongside performances of three No Doubt songs featured in "Guitar Hero" spinoff "Band Hero" that hit stores this week, but it later learned that the company secretly intended for the band to be included in wide-ranging aspects of the game,...

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