'Eye Of The Tiger' Band Sues Sony Over Digital Royalties

Law360, Los Angeles (February 3, 2014, 8:28 PM EST) -- The founding members of the rock band Survivor hit Sony Music Entertainment with a breach of contract lawsuit in Illinois federal court on Friday, accusing the music giant of stiffing them on digital download royalties for a number of songs, including the blockbuster single “Eye of the Tiger.”

Frank M. Sullivan III and James Peterik accuse Sony of failing to properly pay royalties with respect to the band’s master recordings of performances, which they say constitutes a material breach of a recording agreement between Sony and...
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