Cleveland metal band Soulless issued a cease-and-desist order against another band called the Soulless (note the "the") based in the U.K.
According to Blabbermouth, Cleveland's Soulless issued the order on Tuesday, after repeatedly telling the U.K. band and their record company that they couldn't release a record under the Soulless moniker.
Frontman Jim Lippucci tells Blabbermouth:
Litigation is the last thing we want at this time. We are a metal band and would prefer to focus on making music. At the same time, we have no choice but to fight for the protection of our intellectual property.
You can read the whole scoop here.
Even though the Cleveland band isn't super-huge, they have been around since 1996. So you don't want to fuck with that kind of history.
Plus, take a look at the photo of Cleveland's Soulless above.
Now look at the U.K. version:
Do you really want to rumble with the Cle boys? —Michael Gallucci