Victory Records

  1. Streetlight Manifesto Flips Off Victory Records, To Release Acoustic Version of Final LP on Same Day

    August 30, 2012 5:52 PM EDT The same day Victory Records releases the last album in their contract with Streetlight Manifesto on November 6, the band will issue an album containing acoustic versions of the same songs on their own label. The Hand That Thieves , bearing the mo ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Universal Canada, Victory Extend Distro Deal

    July 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Canada announced it has inked an extension of its distribution deal with Chicago-based Victory Records in Canada. Universal Music Canada president Randy Lennox credited Victory founder Tony Brummel with making the deal a reality. & ...

  4. 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 ...

  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. 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& ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Management Co. Sues Hawthorne Heights

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Wild Justice Records has sued Hawthorne Heights for breach of a verbal contract. According to the suit filed Oct. 16 in a Michigan state court, Wild Justice claims that it entered a verbal management agreement in January with the band, which entit ...

  9. Victory Taps Saliby For Senior Role

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jim Saliby, who left RCA Nashville as VP of sales in mid April, has surfaced as senior VP of sales and marketing for Victory Records. The move takes Saliby back to his indie roots, his genre and his hometown of Chicago. Saliby has previously worke ...

  10. Victory Re-Signs Thursday

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chicago-based independent Victory Records has realigned itself with hard rock band Thursday for the release of a retrospective-focused, as-yet-untitled CD/DVD package. The parting between the two in 2002 was not a pleasant one, as Thursday went so ...

  11. Hawthorne Heights Not Bound To Victory

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Chicago yesterday reaffirmed that Hawthorne Heights doesn't have to record albums exclusively for Victory Records. In the ongoing legal battle between band members and Victory, Judge James Moran in March ruled that the band ...

  12. Victory Extends International Reach

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chicago-based independent rock label Victory Records has expanded its international reach with a pair of new deals. Label founder Tony Brummel tells Billboard.biz that the indie will be working on the digital end with Vital Distribution for the U. ...

  13. Victory Launches In-House Touring Division

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to keep its roster "on the road at all times," Chicago-based indie Victory Records is launching an in-house touring division that will book shows for signed bands that don't have a proper booking agent, says label found ...

  14. Victory Teams With Best Buy For Online Promotion

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chicago-based independent rock label Victory Records will offer $2 off coupons at Best Buy for a number of its artists via its recently launched digital music player VictorStream. The label-themed player allows fans to easily integrate Victory con ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Victory Launches Revamped Web Site

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Popular Chicago label relaunches site with expanded store, download offerings. Chicago rock label Victory Records, the label home to Hawthorne Heights, launched a redesigned Web site last week. The reworked site boasts access to nearly every video ...

  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. Victory Joins eMusic

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Chicago-based rock label Victory Records will make its content available to digital subscription site eMusic beginning Oct. 31. Among the music to be distributed by the digital retailer will be an upc Chicago-based rock label Victory Records will ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Victory Signs Up With Vital In U.K.

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vital Distribution has struck an exclusive pact to handle Victory Records product in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with effect from Feb. 1. Vital Distribution has struck an exclusive pact to handle Victory Records product in the United Kingdom a ...

  22. Victory Signs Up With Vital in U.K.

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vital Distribution has struck an exclusive pact to handle Victory Records product in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with effect from Feb. 1. Vital Distribution has struck an exclusive pact to handle Victory Records product in the United Kingdom a ...

  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. Victory Re-Ups With RED

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chicago-based rock label Victory Records has renewed its contract with New York-based RED Distribution, sources tell Billboard.biz. Victory had fielded offers from nearly every major distributor, maki Chicago-based rock label Victory Records has r ...

  25. Universal To Distribute Victory In Canada

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Victory Records has announced that Universal Music Canada will be its exclusive distributor in Canada. LOS ANGELES -- Victory Records has announced that Universal Music Canada will be its exclusive distributor in Canada. The deal takes effect July ...

  26. Universal To Distribute Victory In Canada

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. deal still up in the air. Victory Records has announced that Universal Music Canada will be its exclusive distributor in Canada. The deal takes effect July 1. Chicago-based Victory had a previous seven-year arrangement with Koch Entertainment ...

  27. Universal To Distribute Victory In Canada

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. deal still up in the air. Victory Records has announced that Universal Music Canada will be its exclusive distributor in Canada. The deal takes effect July 1. Chicago-based Victory had a previous seven-year arrangement with Koch Entertainment ...

  28. Victory Deal Imminent?

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The frenzy by the major labels and/or their independent distribution subsidiaries to cut a deal with Victory Records is building to a crescendo. NEW YORK -- The frenzy by the major labels and/or their independent distribution subsidiaries to cut a ...

  29. Victory Deal Imminent?

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The frenzy by the major labels and/or their independent distribution subsidiaries to cut a deal with Victory Records is building to a crescendo. Victory leader Tony Brummel is said to have set Feb. 15 The frenzy by the major labels and/or their in ...

  30. Victory Signs New DVD Label

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Victory Records has signed an exclusive North American distribution deal with new L.A.-based DVD imprint XDOANEX. Victory Records has signed an exclusive North American distribution deal with new L.A.-based DVD imprint XDOANEX. The distribution de ...

  31. Victory To Distribute Undecided

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Victory Records in Chicago has sealed an exclusive distribution deal with Boca Raton, Fla.-based Undecided Records and Films. Undecided was previously handled by boutique rock distributors. Victory Records in Chicago has sealed an exclusive distri ...

  32. Victory To Distribute New Label Hand Of Hope

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Victory Records in Chicago has picked up exclusive distribution of Miami-based startup Hand of Hope Records. Victory Records in Chicago has picked up exclusive distribution of Miami-based startup Hand of Hope Records. The new label is headed by Ch ...

  33. LifeForce Claims Victory

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Chicago-based Victory Records has signed German hardcore and metal label LifeForce Records to an exclusive North American distribution deal. Chicago-based Victory Records has signed German hardcore and metal label LifeForce Records to an exclusive ...