Hawthorne Heights

  1. Victory Records Moves To RED For Digital Distribution, Re-Ups For Physical

    August 17, 2011 7:15 PM EDT Victory Records has re-upped its physical distribution agreement with RED. The deal marks the first time that the Sony-owned indie distributor will also handle the Chicago-based label's digital distribution. Digital distribution had been prev ...

  2. MLB Links With Projekt Revolution

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Through an ongoing partnership with Major League Baseball Properties, some concertgoers attending the 2008 Projekt Revolution tour could walk away with access to exclusive, unreleased by tracks by Linkin Park and other acts on the 24-date summer t ...

  3. Victory, Hawthorne Heights Dispute Ends

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Victory Records and Hawthorne Heights have reached an agreement ending their litigation. Suit was first brought by the band in 2006 for breach of contract. The label counter-sued, claiming rights to release future albums of the band. The joint pre ...

  4. Busta Moves Into Projekt Line-Up

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Busta Rhymes has been tapped to perform on the main stage of this summer's Projekt Revolution tour, which also features performances by Linkin Park, Chris Cornell, the Bravery and Ashes Divide, among others. Rhymes recently drafted Lin ...

  5. Sources: Victory Records Re-Ups With RED

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Victory Records, a leading punk rock brand, has re-upped with RED for two more years, sources tell Billboard.biz. The Chicago-based Victory, which has been with RED since the label's early days, consistently is among the distributor’s top bil ...

  6. Projekt Revolution Tour Line-Up Unveiled

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park, Chris Cornell, the Bravery and Ashes Divide (featuring A Perfect Circle's Billy Howerdel) will perform on the main stage of the 2008 Projekt Revolution tour, set to begin July 16 at the Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts in B ...

  7. Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Pennywise Lead Warped Line-Up

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The 2008 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Jack's Mannequin, Against Me!, Pennywise, Reel Big Fish, Cobra Starship, Everytime I Die, Angels and Airwaves, Aggrolites, As I Lay Dying, the All-American Rej ...

  8. Victory Re-Files Suit Against Virgin/EMI

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Victory Records jumped into the publicity fray on Monday as press around the world began reporting that EMI Music Group was expected to announce a major rehaul of the company and cut staff the following day. Victory re-filed a lawsuit against EMI& ...

  9. Universal, Victory Extend Canadian Deal

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 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, Aid ...

  10. Hawthorne Heights Guitarist Calvert Found Dead

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hawthorne Heights guitarist Casey Calvert passed away Friday (Nov. 23) on the band's tour bus in Washington, D.C. He was 25. The cause of death has yet to be announced, although early reports suggest it may be related to acute asthma. "A ...

  11. Vans Warped Tour 2007 Grosses $18.6M

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 2007 Vans Warped tour grossed about $18.6 million and sold 622,467 tickets to 45 shows, according to tour founder and producer Kevin Lyman, president of 4fini Productions. The 13th edition of the Warped tour wrapped Aug. 25 at the Home Depot C ...

  12. Spanish-Language Act To Join Last Week Of Warped

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mexican pop-punk band Allison, the only Spanish-language band on this year's Vans Warped Tour, will join the last week of this year's summer trek. The foursome on Sony BMG will play Warped Tour's Hot Topic Kevin Says stage at Fresno ...

  13. New Found Glory, Bad Religion Lead Warped Lineup

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 2007 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by New Found Glory, Bad Religion, Coheed & Cambria, Flogging Molly, Hawthorne Heights, Pennywise, Underoath, the Used, Bayside and Yellowcard, among many others. The 13th edition of the 45-da ...

  14. Hawthorne Heights Wins Partial Victory

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST A federal judge in Chicago handed Hawthorne Heights a partial victory over Victory Records March 1. Judge James Moran held that Victory Records does not hold exclusive rights for the band's recording services. Simply put, it means the band co ...

  15. LEGAL MATTERS: INDIE LABEL SUES MAJOR

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Right about now, members of the band Hawthorne Heights must be feeling a little like property. Indie label Victory has sued major label Virgin and EMI Music North America for "poaching" the band from Right about now, members of the band ...

  16. Victory Records Sues EMI Music, Virgin

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Suit centered on the band Hawthorne Heights. Suit centered on the band Hawthorne Heights. News ...

  17. Victory Records Sues EMI Music, Virgin

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Victory Records has sued Virgin Records and EMI Music North America for interfering with its contractual relationship with the band Hawthorne Heights. Victory claims that the major label "poached" the Victory Records has sued Virgin Reco ...

  18. Hawthorne Heights Sues Victory Records, Label Head

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Band wants recording agreement rescinded. Hawthorne Heights filed a lawsuit today (Aug. 7) against its record label, Victory Records, and label head Tony Brummel. The band claims that Brummel's "overly-aggressive, unethical and illegal s ...

  19. Hawthorne Heights Tops Nintendo Fusion Tour

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Outing will run Sept. 27 through Nov. 11. Hawthorne Heights will headline the fourth annual Nintendo Fusion Tour, which will also feature Relient K, Emery, the Plain White T's and Hawthorne Heights' Victory labelmate the Sleeping. The ou ...

  20. Wireless Operators Gear Up Concert Broadcast Efforts

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Amp'd Mobile, Verizon Wireless get aggressive. Wireless operators Amp’d Mobile and Verizon Wireless are growing increasingly aggressive in broadcasting concert footage to mobile phones. Amp’d, a startup operator leasing airtime on Verizon’s h ...

  21. Hawthorne Heights Singer Brings Label To Victory

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST First releases due in May. Chicago-based Victory Records has entered into an exclusive, worldwide distribution agreement with Carbon Copy Media, a label founded by Hawthorne Heights lead singer JT Woodruff. Based in Cincinnati, Carbon Copy will is ...

  22. Victory Re-Ups With RED

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chicago rock label home to Hawthorne Heights, Atreyu. Chicago rock label home to Hawthorne Heights, Atreyu. News ...

  23. Victory Re-Ups With RED

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chicago rock label home to Hawthorne Heights, Atreyu. Chicago-based rock label Victory Records has renewed its agreement with New York-based RED Distribution. The deal comes after months of industry speculation as to where the sought-after label w ...

  24. Bayside Drummer Killed In Auto Accident

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST John "Beatz" Holohan died Monday, he was 31. John "Beatz" Holohan, drummer for Long Island, N.Y. rock band Bayside, died Monday after an auto accident in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He was 31. Several other members of the band and crew ...