According to Lambgoat, Slaughter To Prevail are considering the possibility of taking legal action against Sumerian Records. Frontman Aleksandr “Alex Terrible” Shikolai revealed the news to EarzOnFire, saying that the band are “on pretty bad terms” with the label.
Shikolai reportedly said the following [translated from Russian]:
“I was absolutely happy. I guess it was around 2015 and back then we were just starting out. Man, I was in a fool’s paradise. ‘We’re gonna sign with Sumerian and everything will be hunky-dory.’ But c’mon, you gotta be f*cking smart and legally competent to be able to sign the right contracts. We had no legal advisors, we had no one. We signed everything right away and right now we are on pretty bad terms with Sumerian Records. Most likely, we will sue them in order to terminate the contract and be able to move on our own. And by no means am I saying that they are bad, so-and-so. They gave us a huge head start, but it is us who made a wrong move building a relationship like this. We didn’t give a shit then. And now we seem to have grown a little wiser and kinda woke up, you know. The issue is pending right now.”
He continued when asked if Slaughter To Prevail have received “bigger offers” from other labels:
“Yes, sure there were. But now we’re embracing the idea of working independently and earning more money by moving on our own.”