Park Resolving Spat With Label
The members of Linkin Park are close to settling their contract
renegotiation dispute with their record label, months after making the
In May (05), the rockers issued a statement announcing they were
halting plans for a spring 2006 album, and criticized the aggressive cost
cutting at the label's Warner Bros.
But both sides are now on better terms, with guitarist Brad Delson
explaining, "We're resolving our differences and we're looking
forward to putting out a record next year. We're all focused on the
creative process right now."
Front man Mike Shinoda adds, "(We have) been working on new stuff
for at least a month.
"Of all the processes of Linkin Park, the guys all have their own
special talents and the places they take charge and shine. One of my favorite
places to be is in the studio."
The as-yet-untitled album will be the follow-up to 2003's Meteora,
which has sold more than five million copies in the US alone.