Category Archives: Shady Business

Guitar Center forces employees to sign arbitration agreements with threats of termination

Posted by on January 15, 2016

The musical instrument retail giant Guitar Center told their employees to sign a new arbitration agreement by the end of the month, otherwise they will be immediately terminated. An arbitration agreement is a contract in which you agree to bring any legal claims you may have against your employer to arbitration, rather than filing a […]

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Illinois venue Mojoes is up for sale

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Back in April, Joliet, IL venue Mojoes was in the news when they oversold the ‘Dark Roots of Thrash II‘ show by over 400 tickets, leaving many fans out of the concert. An investigation was launched to determine whether the venue was acting illicitly or not and after the whole ordeal. The Joliet Times Weekly reports that […]

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Investigation launched after Testament show oversold

Posted by on April 14, 2015

From all accounts, the Dark Roots of Thrash II tour is going pretty well. At least that’s what Shattered Sun vocalist Marcus Leal told us in an interview he gave last week at Pops in Sauget, IL. In fact, the tour, which also features Testament and Exodus, might be going a little too well. At […]

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Eyehategod, Ringworm, Enabler bilked by Savannah promoter

Posted by on June 23, 2014

Saturday should have  been a great show for the next to last date of the Eyehategod, Ringworm and Enabler tour. The show, which took place at the Dollhouse in Savannah, was a combined show with the three nationals and five other bands that was a birthday show for Savannah metal collective Savannah Metal-Punx. However, […]

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Blood For Blood Part Ways With Frontman Erick Medina

Posted by on July 26, 2012

After the cancellation of some Blood For Blood shows, rumors started swirling around about the reasons for the hardcore band backing out of the shows. It turns out that frontman Erick Medina is out of the band and is currently being investigated by the police on accusations of rape. The Gauntlet spoke with a source close […]

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