PARLIN, NJ (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — 12 Stones has announced that it has parted ways with Wind-Up Records after nine years.
"We felt it was time for a change. We have a vision for this band that we feel is best pursued elsewhere," the band stated in a press release.
From Mandeville, LA, 12 Stones signed to Wind-Up Records in 2001 after forming 15 months earlier. In their 10 year career, 12 Stones has sold over two million singles and albums collectively.
Lead vocalist Paul McCoy's contribution to the single "Bring Me To Life" from Evanescence won a Grammy Award and went on to sell one million singles and seven million albums in the US.
The band's current EP "The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday" debuted at #2 on the iTunes Rock Album chart and #6 overall on iTunes.
12 Stones is currently playing selected tour dates while writing and recording additional material and will begin speaking to new sources for a new home and a 2011 release.–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers