Tag Archives: Sandman

Metallica billed tribute band Sandman $1 for logo license, pay for it themselves

Posted by on January 15, 2016

One of the best things it can happen to your tribute band is getting a thumbs up from the band you’re tributing and that’s what happened to the Canadian cover band, Sandman, after they got hit by a 41-page cease-and-desist letter from Metallica’s lawyer over the use of their trademarked font. After Metallica was made […]

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Metallica apologizes to Canadian tribute band over cease-and-desist letter

Posted by on January 14, 2016

Yesterday, we reported about the Canadian Metallica tribute band, Sandman, who received a a 41-page long cease-and-desist letter from Metallica’s attorney over the use of their “official, stylized logos … on or to identify or promote live musical performances through Facebook and YouTube.” Even though this is a standard practice in cases of trademark property, […]

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Metallica sent a cease-and-desist letter to a Canadian Metallica cover band

Posted by on January 13, 2016

The legal world (as well as the online world) can be very tricky and some things may seem too odd to be taken seriously. but they can happen. It seems like Metallica, or at least their legal team, has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the Canadian Metallica tribute band Sandman, for using “official, stylized logos […]

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