The Band Perry Exits Big Machine Label Group
Rumors of a split have proven true.
Country trio The Band Perry has parted ways with its record label, announcing the news via official social media accounts.
“We and Big Machine Label Group have made a mutual decision to bring our working relationship to a close,” they write. “We are grateful for 6 years of the big moments and great strides we made with our BMLG family and will carry that foundation forward with us as we begin the next leg of our journey.”
No word on a reason for the split has been given, but rumors have swirled in recent months following the lackluster reception of the band’s recent single “Live Forever.” The song and an accompanying album—which was set for release in early 2016—represented a change in direction for the sibling group, which shot to No. 1 in 2010 with the dark harmonies of “If I Die Young.” They also found success with their 2013 sophomore album, Pioneer, which was a No. 1 album on Billboard and included chart-toppers “Better Dig Two” and “Done.”
Asked by fans on Facebook if the new album would still come out, the band replied in the affirmative and advised fans to stay tuned for more details.