A lawsuit over the quilt of Megadeth’s newest album, The Sick, the Dying … and the Useless! has led to a draw.
New York-based illustrator and designer Brent Elliott White in February sued the band, Common Music Group and others alleging that he hadn’t been paid for lots of of hours of labor — and that as a result of they’d by no means finalized their contract he nonetheless owned the copyright within the artwork. White, who mentioned he “created art work and characters over time for Megadeth which have turn into an integral a part of the band’s identification,” additionally claimed his artwork was featured in Rolling Stone with out crediting him and licensed to 3rd events for merchandise with out his permission.
On Thursday the events filed a joint discover of settlement informing the courtroom that “the events have reached an settlement in precept for the decision of this motion.” They intend to file a stipulation of dismissal inside 30 days.
White’s lawyer Matthew Cave of Kibler Fowler & Cave on Friday confirmed “the matter has been resolved amicably.”
UMG has not but responded to a request for remark.
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