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Madina Lake Dropped From Roadrunner Records

April 29, 2010 03:47:03 GMT

Confirming the news is bassist Matthew Leone who revealed they got the bad news while touring in Japan.


Madina Lake Dropped From Roadrunner Records
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Madina Lake "hit rock bottom" last year after they were dropped by their record label - they all spiralled into "addiction" and their personal lives "fell apart". The rockers' three-year contract with their Roadrunner label was terminated, throwing the future of the group into jeopardy.

The musicians found out the news while they were on tour in Japan, and bassist Matthew Leone admits they all struggled to cope once they returned to their native Chicago, Illinois. He tells Britain's Kerrang! magazine, "It was very scary. We went back to Chicago as a dropped band with an uncertain future. We spiraled into hell. Everyone developed addictions - some pretty intense s**t. We hit rock bottom, no doubt about it. All the negative cliches you could imagine happened to our band within those three months. Our personal lives fell apart completely and we went to a really dark, ugly place."

The band later relocated to Florida to begin work on a new album, and embarked on a U.K. tour in March (10) - and frontman Nathan Leone reveals the gigs pulled them out of a downward spiral. He says, "The welcome we received (from fans) brought tears to our eyes. We had no label, no nothing. It was just the four of us. We went from our drug-addicted low to being clean and the happiest we've ever been. We've had label offers already and we've just had the most successful tour ever."


 




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posted by Adalia on May 13, 2010
I'm happy that we the fans finally get to give something back to these wonderful guys - I mean, they bring us to tears all the time. They make us feel like we truly belong. And to hear, you know, that the kids in Britain could show them the love we all feel for them gives me hope. I'm glad they're living clean now - it's the best way to live. The only way to live.

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