June 19, 2008 08:43:25 GMT
The glam rock act are filling a lawsuit against their record label Capitol Records stating that their label haven't pay them enough.
Glam rock band Poison adds to the list of musicians that are having problems with their record label as they have just filled in a lawsuit for their company Capitol Records. According to the document posted by TMZ.com, the band alleged that the record company haven't pay enough amount of their royalties for years.
Not only that the band also claimed that the company have also shortchanged them over the contract deal that the band made in 2005 for the rocker's greatest hit album "The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock". On the lawsuit, which is filled at the Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, June 18, the band sued Capitol Records for breach of contract and also asking damages in excess worth $25, 000 .
The rockers courtship with their label has been starting since 1986 with the release of their debut set "Look What the Cat Dragged In" in the same year. The latest outing from the band via the label was Poison'd in 2007.
Beside busy with their lawsuit, the band doesn't forget about their music projects as they have confirmed that they will be hitting the road to do some tours this summer. The band will start their U.S. gigs on July, 3 at the Energy Solutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah.