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Tommy Lee Lawsuit

I Can Keep Bangin' My Roller Coaster Drums

1/2/2014 12:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Drum roll please ... Tommy Lee is officially allowed to play his roller coaster drums on stage, because the guy who drummed up the idea has no claim of ownership.

We broke the story ... Howard Scott King tried to snare Tommy in court ... claiming he created a drum set that goes around in a loop on a roller coaster-style track.  Scott claims he shared the idea with Tommy in 1991 and the rocker then ripped him off and made it a staple in his concerts.

But a judge just ruled ... King is way off base, because he never had exclusive rights to his idea and Tommy created his version of the roller coaster drum set on his own.

A cymbal of justice ... and yes, we apologize.


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1.

hotpad    

That's fkn stuid

243 days ago
2.

portapotty    

snore

243 days ago
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Karma's a B.tch!    

It's. Different that's for sure.

243 days ago
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Dead account Delete at will    

Right now Kanyes thinking how he can add a roller coaster to his show

243 days ago
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Holly    

That looks ridiculous.

243 days ago
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billybob    

I have an idea for Justine Bieber's stage performance: with a noose around his neck, Justine jumps from a 3m stage monitor.
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I hope, he steals my idea and rips me off very soon . . .

243 days ago
7.

Cool Breeze    

He needs to throw the fans a bone for their money because his music sucks..

243 days ago
8.

Franc    

Morally and ethically he owes the guy some money. We'll see what kind of a human being he is now.

243 days ago
9.

M. Jones    

OK Tommy, so you legally ripped off someone else's idea. That still makes you a sleaze ball.
What? You didn't make enough money during your pathetic life? You have to cheat a friend?
Give your buddy his due.

243 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

This was my idea first

243 days ago
11.

ilovegossip    

I think it's awesome! That was one lucky woman getting to go for a ride!

243 days ago
12.

Truth    

He still can't play for ****.

243 days ago
13.

Nobody Special    

Doc is one of the best managers in the business and he has all the best equipment for that show. That coaster is incredible engineering.
Tommy is nuts and so much more fun after the show, there is always a couple dozen hot women backstage at the shows. I have some really good videos of the after parties.

242 days ago

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