Sugar Ray Members Sue Lead Singer Mark McGrath
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Sugar Ray Members Sue Lead Singer Mark McGrath

Looks like sweet '90s band Sugar Ray has turned sour. Two of the original members of the alt-rock band are suing frontman Mark McGrath, accusing him of a "series of self-serving and vindictive actions," as Billboard reports.

The plaintiffs in question are bassist Murphy Karges and drummer Stan Frazier, who were with the band during its heyday — during which released hits like "Fly," "Every Morning," and "Someday.

Murphy and Stan left the band in 2012 and claim that Mark dissed them on Twitter and blocked them from rejoining the band.

"Not content to simply misappropriate the Sugar Ray trademark by licensing it to a newly created shell corporation or unlawfully [diverting] an additional 48 percent of the band's revenues into his own pocket, McGrath spent the last year engaging in a bitter campaign to destroy the personal and professional reputations of Frazier and Karges," the lawsuit claims.

Though the band has never reclaimed the success it enjoyed around the turn of this century, it has enjoyed a boost from nostalgic millennials — participating in the 2012 Summerland Tour with contemporaneous bands Everclear, Marcy Playground, Gin Blossom, and Lit.

Looks like "When It's Over" for these former collaborators, it's pretty bleak.

Source: Billboard

10.29.2013 / 12:00 AM EDT by Dan Clarendon
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