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Industrial band Skinny Puppy bills the US government for torturing prisoners with its music


A few years ago, it was revealed that the US was using loud music as part of its torture techniques in Guantanamo Bay — and now one of the acts wants to be paid for what it sees as unauthorized use of its music. The Canadian industrial act Skinny Puppy has sent a bill for $666,000 to the US Department of Defense and is also investigating ways to bring a potential lawsuit against the government if it doesn’t pay up. “We sent them an invoice for our musical services considering they had gone ahead and used our music without our knowledge and used it as an actual weapon against somebody,” bandmember Cevin Key told CTV News.
via The Verge

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