Universal Faces Zombie Attack On Digital Royalties

Law360, New York (May 20, 2011, 5:38 PM EDT) -- Rob Zombie and three other artists launched a proposed class action against UMG Recordings Inc. in California on Wednesday, joining the estate of Rick James in accusing the label of cheating musicians out of millions in royalties from digital music sales.

Like the James suit filed in early April, the new complaint brought by Rob Zombie, White Zombie, Whitesnake and Dave Mason argues UMG is trying to avoid paying recording artists and producers the full royalties they are contractually owed for the company's licenses with Apple...
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