New York (May 2, 2007)–You know it’s a slow news day if gossip site TMZ.com is excited about touring logistics. Best known for breaking last year’s Mel Gibson tirade story, the online scandal sheet unearthed a tale Monday, about Irvington, NJ-based Speed of Sound/Starlift Logistics, which is suing the ’80s hard rock band Guns N’ Roses for $107,000 plus interest.
The company claims it was never paid for providing transportation and touring services during the band’s 2006 tour, and that repeated requests for payment have been ignored. The lawsuit, filed April 11 in state Superior Court against the band and two other companies–Black Frog touring and LL Management–implies that the services in question include warehousing touring sets, stage production items, musical instruments and components, and more.
GnR Complaint Document on TMZ