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Chasing Victory will enter the studio on Oct. 22nd to record their second full-length for Mono Vs Stereo. They will be working in Nashville with the team of Nathan Dantzler (Blindside) and J.R. McNeely (Underoath, The Showdown). The yet to be titled record will be released in May/June of '07.
Jon Foucart on 09/02/06 - 04:44 AM
Hardcore/metal band Beneath The Sky has signed with Victory Records. The group formed in mid-2004 in Cincinnati, OH and then self-released a four-song demo in January of 2005. The band released an EP this past May.

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Katie Schmitz on 08/08/06 - 06:58 PM
MTV.com has an article on the Hawthorne Heights split from Victory, and in the article, it talks a little about Victory's response to the lawsuit. Take from the article:
MessageBrummel did not return a request for comment, but Robert Meloni, litigation counsel for Victory Records, said the lawsuit has no merit whatsoever.

"Victory Records fully expects Hawthorne Heights to honor their commitment to deliver two additional studio albums to Victory pursuant to their recording artist agreement with Victory," Meloni added
Katie Schmitz on 08/08/06 - 11:51 AM
Hawthorne Heights is leaving Victory Records and have sued them. Here's why, taken from their Myspace blog:
MessageDue to recent events we have decided to leave Victory Records. Our departure is anything but amicable. We have decided to leave Victory, in part due to the actions of the man who sits at the head of the label, Tony Brummel. Tony Brummel is a man that cares more about his ego and bank account than the bands themselves.

Many of you are familiar with the greed driven letters sent out by Mr. Brummel: his manifesto calling rock supporters to arms and virtual declaration of war on hip-hop and Ne-Yo done under the guise of a band message; as well as the street-team letter which...
Katie Schmitz on 08/07/06 - 04:31 PM
Tonight from 8 to 12pm VictorMe will be streaming the entire Nights Like These The Faithless and Between The Buried and Me The Anatomy Of Records. You must be a registered member to listen to these.
Frank Giaramita on 06/12/06 - 10:54 AM
To kick off summer, Victory Records announces “Super Tuesday” as albums from The Junior Varsity, The Forecast, The Sleeping, and Silverstein hit shelves on May 30th.
Victory Records' "Super TuesdayThe Junior Varsity- The Great Compromise
The Forecast- In The Shadow Of Two Gunmen
The Sleeping- Questions and Answers
Silverstein- 18 Candles: The Early Years
Frank Giaramita on 05/26/06 - 06:53 PM
Rouletta (ex-A Small Victory) now has a MySpace page, on which a new song titled "Stories" can be heard.

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Rohan Kohli on 05/08/06 - 10:10 PM
Victory Records has signed New York's Endwell.
Paul Tao on 04/28/06 - 11:59 AM
Some e-mails between Tony Brummel of Victory Records and Steve Jobs of Apple have leaked. Read those below.
Tony Brummel And Steve Jobs E-mailsOn Apr 12, 2006, at 4:28 PM, ----@victoryrecords.com: ----@victoryrecords.com wrote:
Steve,
I doubt that this will reach you but I figured I'd give it a shot.
As a fellow entrepreneur I find it quite strange how your "music" people have treated my company. I am not like the guys at the major record labels. I am a self-made entrepreneur. My counterparts are ultimately employees that do not have the flexibility or ability to operate with real creativity in an industry that requires such.
Victory Records is a lifestyle company and a brand that...
Frank Giaramita on 04/18/06 - 05:59 AM
Victory Records has signed Seattle band, On The Last Day. You can listen to some of their songs on Myspace and the band is currently touring the northwest coast.
Ryan Imhof on 03/23/06 - 04:14 PM
At Straylight Run's show in Atlanta last night, John Nolan said that while their deal with Victory is over and they are officially off the label, they will be releasing a live album through Victory very soon.

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Jon Foucart on 03/23/06 - 01:11 PM
You can see Chasing Victory's video for the song "The Night Your Guardian Fell Asleep" over at Zambooie.com.

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Jon Foucart on 03/10/06 - 10:24 PM
This past week, three Victory releases landed in the Billboard 200: Hawthorne Heights' If Only You Were Lonely came in at #3 with 114,000 copies sold, The Silence In Black and White (its 62nd straight week on the charts) came in at #144 with 7,721 sold (788,190 overall), and Bayside's new acoustic CD/DVD landed the #200 spot.
Rohan Kohli on 03/08/06 - 01:07 PM
Victory Records have apologized to Island Def Jam regarding their recent comments about Ne-Yo. They also claimed the entire e-mail was a "bogus joke". Head to MTV.com for more details.
Frank Giaramita on 03/02/06 - 02:44 PM
Below you can find a rant on Tony Brummel from Industry vet Bob Lefsetz.
RantTony Brummel has gone from hero to zero in my book.

Here was a guy trying to do it a different way. Signing acts the majors weren\'t interested in and marketing them without radio. We applaud that. But concomitant with a bit of success Mr. Brummel has come out of the hole from which he resides to reveal himself to be a paranoid megalomaniac who believes the rules don\'t apply to him.

I blame Bill Clinton. For lying about getting a hummer. Oh, he parsed the words pretty good, but if the President of the United States lies under oath, essentially saying the rules don\'t apply to him, what message does this...
Jared Kaufman on 03/02/06 - 02:27 PM
The dates for the upcoming Fight Paris, Chasing Victory, Flee The Seen tour are below. More details will be made available shortly.
Fight Paris/Chasing Victory/FTS04/21/2006 The Belmont , Fresno, CA
04/22/2006 Cedar Centre , Lancaster, CA
04/23/2006 Showcase Theatre , Corona, CA
04/24/2006 Whisky a GoGo , Hollywood, CA
04/25/2006 TBA , Victorville, CA
04/26/2006 TBA , Bakersfield, CA
04/27/2006 Rock N Java , Las Vegas, NV
04/28/2006 Club Boom VA , Ogden, UT
04/29/2006 TBA , Denver, CO
04/30/2006 TBA , Wichita, KS
05/01/2006 TBA , Omaha, NE
05/02/2006 TBA , Kansas City, MO
05/03/2006 TBA , Saint Louis, MO
05/05/2006 The Masquerade , Atlanta, GA
05/06/2006 TBA , Augusta, GA
05/07/2006 TBA...
Jon Foucart on 03/01/06 - 01:53 AM
Fight Paris, Chasing Victory, Odd Project and Flee the Seen will be hitting the road in April / May. Dates will be announced soon.
Jon Foucart on 02/22/06 - 10:25 AM
Classic Case and Chasing Victory have lined up the following.
03/18/2006 - The Beta Bar - Tallahassee, FL
03/19/2006 - Over Coffee Cafe , Hinesville, GA
03/22/2006 - Tremont Music Hall , Charlotte, NC
03/23/2006 - New Brookland Tavern , Columbia, SC
03/24/2006 - The Brewery , Raleigh, NC w/Secret Lives of the Freemasons
03/25/2006 - Greene St., Greensboro, NC w/ Secret Lives of the Freemasons
Jon Foucart on 02/13/06 - 03:15 AM
Rohan Kohli on 02/10/06 - 09:42 PM
Project 86 will be hitting the road with Chasing Victory and The Fold as support:
Tour DatesFeb. 23 - Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theatre
Feb. 24 - Albuquerque, NM @ Grace Outreach Center
Feb. 25 - Amarillo, TX @ The Refuge
Feb. 27 - El Paso, TX @ Revolution
Mar. 2 - West Hollywood, CA @ Troubadour
Mar. 3 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Rock N Java
Mar. 4 - Ventura, CA @ Alpine
Mar. 5 - San Luis Obispo, CA @ Downtown Brew
Mar. 6 - Redding, CA @ The Dip
Mar. 8 - Boise, ID @ The Venue
Mar. 10 - Orangevale, CA @ Club Retro
Mar. 11 - Chico, CA @ Matthews Cafe
Rohan Kohli on 02/10/06 - 11:16 AM
Lobster Records has entered into an exclusive, long-term distribution pact with Victory Records on a worldwide basis. Read below for more details.
Lobster And Victory AllianceChicago, IL Santa Barbara based Lobster Records has entered into an exclusive, long-term distribution pact with Victory Records on a worldwide basis. Steve Lubarsky, President of Lobster Records said, "We've always had this idea of the highest common denominator; in other words, there is an audience of really sharp, sensitive kids who want bands that speak from the heart using melody and musicianship. Those bands are the artists we seek out and provide with support to launch their careers into self-sustaining...
Frank Giaramita on 01/23/06 - 12:25 PM
Click here to watch Chasing Victory's music video for "The Night Your Guardian Fell Asleep." The video was directed by Kevin Wildt (Every Time I Die, Bury Your Dead, Hoods).
Rohan Kohli on 01/18/06 - 01:05 PM
The Lawrence Arms have wrapped up the recording of their new album, Oh! Calcutta!. The band is gearing up to shoot a video for their track titled "The Devil's Takin' Names". The guys will be hitting the east coast with NOFX and Loved Ones. Stay tuned for details on that. Also, the band had some negative things to say about Victory Records, check that out below.
Lawrence Arms' Feelings On VictoryI'm just going to throw this out there...Victory records totally sucks balls and is giving sloppy fat dorks too much time on MTV and not enough royalties...oh, and they're ruining music.
Frank Giaramita on 01/15/06 - 02:59 PM
JT Woodruff of Hawthorne Heights has reached a distribution deal with Victory Records for his new label, Carbon Copy Media. The press release is below.

Victory Press ReleaseChicago, IL - Cincinnati based Carbon Copy Media has entered into an exclusive, long-term distribution and upstream pact with Victory Records on a worldwide basis. JT Woodruff, Founder of Carbon Copy Media and lead singer for Victory recording Artist Hawthorne Heights said, "Working with Tony and Victory will allow our artists to grow beyond any and all expectations. Starting this label and music media company has been a dream of mine for a very long time. I am very happy that Victory and I always share the same...
Tony Pascarella on 01/09/06 - 12:58 PM
Check out this press release regarding Atreyu:

Victory Records Press ReleaseAs Atreyu nears the completion of their third album on Victory Records, they will take a short break to film a video for Her Portrait in Black, their exclusive track on the Underworld: Evolution soundtrack. Atreyu join artists like My Chemical Romance, Slipknot and Hawthorne Heights for this sequel to the hit movie Underworld, which stars Kate Beckinsale and is directed by Len Wiseman. The video will be directed by Rob Schroeder (The Postal Service, Breaking Benjamin), who teams up with cinematographer Lukas Ettlin (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, Queens of the Stone Age - Little Sister, Marilyn...
Pat Marquez on 12/19/05 - 11:39 AM
Victory Records has re-upped with Australian distributor Stomp, which also handles Sup Pop, Saddle Creek, Rykodisc and Metal Blade, among other indies. “Stomp is an aggressive, vibrant and entrepreneurial company built on the same ideals and no-nonsense values as Victory,” says Victory’s Tony Brummel, who’s never at a loss for words. “Our businesses have grown together over the years through hard work, passion, an ear to the street and the courage to challenge the old entertainment business rules. Both of our companies are poised for explosive growth in 2006. We are men at work burning the midnight oil.”

Source: HitsDailyDouble.com
Rohan Kohli on 12/09/05 - 03:40 PM
Victory Records will be releasing a live Smoking Popes CD/DVD on February 28th.
Rohan Kohli on 12/08/05 - 12:26 PM
Taken from HitsDailyDouble.com: Sources tell us that Victory Records is about to close a digital mobile/wireless deal with Warner Music Group. More details as they come.
Frank Giaramita on 11/29/05 - 11:03 AM
Victory Records and iSOUND.COM have teamed up to celebrate an awesome year in music. Head over to www.iSOUND.com to listen to your favorite Victory bands' MP3s, and win tons of merch while you're at it! You could win the latest album and shirts from Between the Buried and Me, Darkest Hour, Silverstein, Hawthorne Heights and more! Check it out right here.
Rohan Kohli on 11/14/05 - 09:30 PM
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