Plini issues statement in response to pop star Doja Cat lifting his music for her MTV EMA performance

Pop singer Doja Cat recently djent-ed up her wispy dance hit Say So for a performance at the MTV European Music Awards, and as we reported, at one point her nu-metal version of the song seemed to bite the guitar part from Australian electric guitar wunderkind Plini’s 2016 instrumental, Handmade Cities.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.