Well, this was certainly news to us...especially since I e-mailed their label publicist last week and it wasn't mentioned.
The Von Bondies are no longer signed to Warner Bros. Records, which explains why their new album, Love, Hate And Then There's You, which was supposed to be released this month, has been pushed back. The band reportedly asked the label to release them from their contract.
"[E]verybody we talk to thinks we're still signed," leader Jason Stollsteimer told Billboard.com's Gary Graff. "Everybody thinks we're still on Warner Bros. Our shows are sold out. People still come and they still like the old songs and they're really excited about the new ones. We sell tons of merch. But we haven't gotten one (label phone call)."
Mr. Stollsteimer: How many times are we gonna use this same damn photo?
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