Victory

  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. 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& ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Silverstein Aims To Keep Climbing With New Album

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When his hard rock band Silverstein was still in its infancy, singer Shane Told had a chance to take the easy way out. Just after the turn of the century, the suburban Toronto musician had been offered a gig to play bass in Avril Lavigne's ba ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Uni Crafting Music Vids For YouTube

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Film marketing has taken on a new face this week: music videos on YouTube. A down-and-dirty music video featuring film footage was shot for Universal Pictures release "Dead Silence" and received more than 35,000 views. It's quite po ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 'Infinity On' Top: Fall Out Boy Debuts at No. 1

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fall Out Boy rocks The Billboard 200 with its first No. 1 album as "Infinity on High" debuts in the penthouse ... Ashley Tisdale, best-known as a co-star of Disney Channel's "High School Musical," becomes the second member ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Victory Launches Revamped Web Site

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label destination offers downloads, ringtones. 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 ever recorded by a Victory band ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Victory To Distribute Sumerian

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Label headed by booking agent Ash Avildsen. Chicago-based rock label Victory Records has added Sumerian Records to its roster of third-party distributed labels. The Washington, D.C.-based Sumerian was founded by booking agent Ash Avildsen. Avildse ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has revealed the nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention, Aug. 2-5 in Kissimm ...

  18. Ne-Yo's 'Words' Speak Volumes At No. 1

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Moves 301,000 copies. In a hot week for new albums in the top 10, R&B singer Ne-Yo's debut solo release flies straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200. "In My Own Words" (Def Jam) sold 301,000 copies in the United States, accordin ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...