Teen Metal Band Unlocking The Truth Reveal Label Struggle Details
. (Classic Rock) Teen metal band Unlocking The Truth have revealed the strain placed on them after signing a major label deal last year. The New York trio this month confirmed they're in the process of negotiating a way out of their $1.8m Sony contract, which they signed after a street performance video went viral.
Among the band's complaints are long meetings, arguments about branding, attempts to retrain Brickhouse's voice and the requirement to sell more than 250,000 copies of the album before the second of five payments come from the label.
Alec Atkins says: "It was pretty difficult at times. A particular lady at the label was just talking at us for six hours. We were pretty restless and wanted to get up and do something else - but had us in this meeting for six hours."
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