Goth Band's Royalties Suit Against Record Label Survives

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 3:08 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday refused to nix goth group The Cruxshadows' lawsuit accusing record label Dancing Ferret Discs Inc. of failing to pay royalties that were due under a series of expired licensing agreements.

U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinckle denied Dancing Ferret's motion to dismiss the case, rejecting the label's claims that the complaint did not include sufficient detail or that the court lacked personal jurisdiction over the Pennsylvania-based label.

The Cruxshadows and the band's front man Virgil R. Du Pont III, who...
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