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Former Ariel Pink drummer files lawsuit against group

The former drummer in Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Aaron Sperske, has filed a lawsuit against the group and is seeking $1 million in punitive damages. Sperske claims that he is entitled to 25 per cent royalties for his part in creating 2012 release Mature Themes, and for a share of profits. The full filing can be inspected here.