Led Zeppelin Must Face a New Trial as Stairway to Heaven Verdict Gets Tossed

Led Zeppelin Must Face a New Trial as Stairway to Heaven Verdict Gets Tossed

On the group’s 50th anniversary, Led Zeppelin has simply acquired an sudden shock – a compelled retrial.

A U.S. Court of Appeals has simply compelled Led Zeppelin to face a brand new trial over its hit track, ‘Stairway to Heaven.’

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a June 2016 jury verdict stating the group hadn’t infringed on Spirit’s 1960s track, ‘Spirit.’

According to the three-judge panel, the choose had supplied the jury with the mistaken directions.

Michael Skidmore, a trustee for Randy Wolfe, a Spirit guitarist, had initially filed the lawsuit in opposition to the English band.

More as this develops…

 


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