Update: Scott's attorneys responded to Tommy Lee's claims with the next assertion despatched over to Billboard: "Tommy didn’t invent the idea of a curler coaster on stage and there’s no authorized foundation for his accusatory outburst. The precise creator and proprietor of the system has granted Travis all rights to make use of that tools to enrich his authentic stage design."
Travis Scott's Astroworld Tour has already been on the highway for 3 weeks, however drummer Tommy Lee should've simply gotten wind of La Flame's carnival-themed stage design. The Motley Crüe band member is threatening to take authorized motion in opposition to Scott, after seeing similarities to his 360-degree mechanical loop.
Lee performed the drums on The Final Tour in a tool he calls The Crüecifly, which resembles the 26-year-old's looped machine. "Just discovered this fucking fool @travisscott or somebody on his workforce ripped off the 360 AND The Crüecifly! WTF!! Get an authentic concept bro," he wrote.
The 56-year-old continued to query Scott's inspiration in a collection of social media posts, the place he would name on public opinion to lift consciousness for his claims and even trace at a possible lawsuit. "ANNNNND not one rip off however TWO. DOPE. I get copying is a type of flattery, however that is simply straight ripping off my shit. What do you guys assume," Lee continued. He added on Twitter: "Hey @trvisXX lawyer up!"
According to TMZ, the Methods of Mayhem founder was really sued over his 360-degree drum contraption in 2014, however the courts ended up giving him a positive ruling, discovering his drum set to be an authentic work. Complex additionally factors out that Travis Barker performed the drums in one thing related for Blink-182 again within the early 2000s.
Billboard reached out to Scott's reps for remark. Check out Lee's posts calling out Travis Scott beneath.
Hey @trvisXX lawyer up!— T❍mmy L33 (@MrTommyLand) November 29, 2018