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UPDATE: A Day To Remember’s lawsuit against Victory Records confirmed

Late tonight, the internet was abuzz with rumors that A Day To Remember were going to be filing a lawsuit against their label, Victory Records, alleging breach of contract. While it’s unclear if any new lawsuit exists, AP did uncover a PDF of a May 31, 2011, lawsuit filed by the members of ADTR in U.S. District Court in Tennessee. This particular lawsuit, which names Victory Records as a defendant, does allege breach of contract, while also stating that the band feel they have fulfilled their contractual obligations; in addition, ADTR is seeking “an accounting of the Defendants to disclose fully and accurately monies earned and amounts due and owing to” them. You can view the entire document below; however, it’s also unclear whether any judgment has been rendered in this particular lawsuit.

AP is reaching out to the label and the band for comment; we’ll update this post with information as…

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Damn, I love Talking Heads videos. Why aren’t videos cool like this these days? Seems to me that videos used to be more artsy and less about glitz and glam (although there are some musicians out there that make some pretty artsy videos these days). Remember the video for the Talking Heads’, “Once In A Lifetime?” It was so classically Talking Heads, so classically David Byrne, and so classically 80’s that how could you forget it? When it debuted a year after its 1980 release, “Once In A Lifetime” became one of the most rotated videos on MTV. The video was also later exhibited at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Thirty years later, it is still an iconic video. Check it out: