the band who mix early Metallica with the Beatles. Their ISP received a cease & desist order from Sony/ATV Music Publishing (who own the rights to much of The Beatles’ catalog) to shut down Beatllica.org.
Sony/ATV’s order included a list of 17 BEATLES tunes that it claims the band has used without permission, including hits like “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Ticket to Ride”, as well as deeper album tracks like “Run for Your Life” and “Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey”.
So the site is down and the tracks “gone”.
But the band have a large number of fans and a petition has been set up – Save Beatallica
Even Lars is in favour –
Yes, Lars Ulrich from Metallica called me at home and we talked about the situation,” says Lennfield. “He was very cool and the whole band has been extremely supportive. They’re looking into how to best help us with the situation and any future situations. (Dream Theater drummer) Mike Portnoy started a forum on his site, too. Lars Ulrich