Cold frontman Scooter Ward has given his side of the bands recent departure from Geffen Records on the bands official messageboard. In a posting dubbed "Cold did not get dropped.we quit", Ward had the following to say:
Geffen and Cold had a disagreement on how to promote our band. they wouldnt do what we wanted so we asked if they would let us go. we will be with another label soon. we are switching labels. im sure everyone here can understand.we need a label to be with us instead of holding us back. its better for us and better for you. sevendust is still on and we will start our new record after the tour. im so thankful to those of you who stand beside us."
According to the recent rumors circulating in the industry however, the band were allegedly dropped by Geffen following a few arguments with key figures at the label, though expectedly no official word has been released on the matter.