Evanescence leave record label

2014-03-19 by Christopher Geriak | 31 Comments
As many Evanescence fans have known, the band has been facing a lawsuit with their record
label Wind-Up Records, demanding $1.5 million on royalties. Today, Amy Lee just recently
posted on Facebook this statement:

Quote:
"Today, for the first time in 13 years, I am a free and independent artist. I have
wanted this for so long and I am so happy. CHEERS!"
According to many fans, this means that Evanescence has finally parted their ways with the
label, making them now an official independent artist.

However, no other current information has been released as of now.

Source:https://www.facebook.com/Evanescence/posts/10151926631471786?stream_ref=10

Tagged: Evanescence

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ASnideReturns
March 20th 2014
6084 Comments


About fucking time.
Now they can go make another album with as much inspiration as "Fallen" instead of having their label down their throat.

Italianjesusfootball
March 20th 2014
288 Comments


band is horrible, but i'm happy for them.

bloc
March 20th 2014
35662 Comments


Next album will be crowdfunded

BigBlob
March 20th 2014
1853 Comments


maybe she has left the band and is gonna do solo work?!

ASnideReturns
March 20th 2014
6084 Comments


Guys, just confirmed on her Facebook.

@gayllaghers "free from your record deal or free from evanescence?" Free from my record deal. I'm free to do anything, Ev included

Calc
March 20th 2014
12956 Comments


forgot this band existed.

ASnideReturns
March 20th 2014
6084 Comments


Everyone did Calc, I used to jam songs off "Fallen" all the time.

KenboSlice
March 20th 2014
1140 Comments


Fallen was a terrible album.

Underflow
March 20th 2014
3245 Comments


They can now release the avant-jazz album they always dreamed of.

ASnideReturns
March 20th 2014
6084 Comments


Oh god Kenbo why do you think it's terrible.

DatsNotDaMetulz
March 20th 2014
2239 Comments


Next of the nu-metal big hitters to go indie.

Digging: Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes - Blossom

Asdfp277
March 20th 2014
3192 Comments


"They can now release the avant-jazz album they always dreamed of." lmao

Digging: Alaska Thunderfuck - Anus

ASnideReturns
March 20th 2014
6084 Comments


Avantescence

SnakeDelilah
March 20th 2014
12569 Comments


music prob won't get better

Digging: We Lost the Sea - Departure Songs

Asdfp277
March 20th 2014
3192 Comments


how could that be possible?!

BeneaththeDarkOcean
March 20th 2014
593 Comments


The Open Door still remains the band's most underrated and best work. Maybe if their next album is better than the self-titled, Ev will be an "even-albums" band.

Shuyin
March 20th 2014
12483 Comments


^agree

ConorIsNotHere
March 20th 2014
1307 Comments


^disagree, but still better than Fallen

Toondude10
March 20th 2014
7311 Comments


I really liked Fallen, never really cared about the rest of their albums, though What You Want is a pretty good track.

Digging: Soilwork - The Ride Majestic

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
March 20th 2014
3697 Comments


I never liked the band, but, whatever, good for them.

Digging: Ghost (SWE) - Meliora

RikRoach7
March 20th 2014
254 Comments


I liked The Open Door. It was a really discrete album, less commercial and more like Amy Lee just doing what she wanted. I always thought she'd be better off as solo musician.

Asdfp277
March 20th 2014
3192 Comments


the first two are the same album cut the bullshit

ConorIsNotHere
March 20th 2014
1307 Comments


TOD still better though.

Spec
March 20th 2014
28864 Comments


I know like two of their songs. Cool for them though.

elbaliem
March 20th 2014
968 Comments


wake me up insiiideeee

MuhNamesTyler
March 20th 2014
5298 Comments


"Next album will be crowdfunded" [2]

GiantSpeck
March 20th 2014
232 Comments


Wait, so I know that Amy Lee is a fairly creative woman, but if what they've released is the result of being held back by their label, then I'm really curious as to what she's capable of, artistically speaking.

rockandmetaljunkie
March 21st 2014
5156 Comments


lol, that means that their record label was holding them back, trying to set boundaries on what they
had envisioned ?
if that's the case, its really pretentious

"They can now release the avant-jazz album they always dreamed of"

hahaha

Fantas
March 21st 2014
66 Comments


Adolescence

the age where you grow out of them

MrMatt767
March 21st 2014
441 Comments


Whhyy is this band still relevant?

Asdfp277
March 21st 2014
3192 Comments


who said they're relevant?

edit:
@giantspeck: What tells you Amy Lee is creative, or envisioned something better that "WAKE ME UP INSIDE" when writing any of their albums?



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