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The most dangerous man in the music biz

Written by Jari Ketola @ 16 Jun 2000 4:58

The on-line version of the Rolling Stone magazine published an interesting look at Shawn Fanning, the creator of Napster.
``In high school, back in suburban Massachusetts, he played guitar in a covers band, bashing out Metallica and Zeppelin tunes. Now that he's getting sued by Metallica, it's painful for him to talk about how much he loves their music. When asked which Metallica songs he covered, he goes on the defensive. "I better not say," he muses, deadpan. "I don't recall whether I had their written permission." Read the whole story on

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