Universal Music Canada (UMC) has extended its exclusive distribution deal with Chicago-based Victory Records. UMC will continue to be the sole distributor of Victory's roster, which includes artists such as Silverstein, Hawthorne Heights, Aiden, Bayside, Between The Buried and Me and Darkest Hour.

Victory Records was formed in 1993 by Brummel and currently has a roster of more than 30 active artists in various rock sub-genres.