Tag Archives: Victory Records

Victory Records launch Texas Strong Hurricane Relief Fund

Posted by on September 1, 2017

Houston, TX didn’t receive a single evacuation notice as Hurricane Harvey rolled in with devastating results. Residents were trapped inside their homes and many did what they could to reach higher grounds. Unfortunately, many lost their homes, pets, business, and way of transportation following the horrific aftermath. In response to these events, Victory Records is […]

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Darkest Hour aren’t very fond of Victory Records

Posted by on April 26, 2017

In the 22 years of their existence, the majority of Darkest Hour’s releases have been on Victory Records. And when they signed with the label in 2000, they were one of the hottest independent record labels around, with bands like Hatebreed and Thursday on the label. In fact, having stayed on Victory for a whole […]

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Today in label lawsuits; Victory refutes ADTR claims, Davey Suicide slams StandBy

Posted by on August 15, 2016

  In a perfect world, when a label signs a band, they promote and distribute their music, more people find out about the band, everyone buys, downloads or streams the album, and both the band and the label get rich. Of course, that’s kind of few and far between, as more artists fail than not, […]

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Victory Records catalog back on Spotify

Posted by on November 10, 2015

It’s been a relatively dramatic few weeks following the dispute between Victory Records and Spotify, beginning with the label’s entire catalog taken down from the streaming service. Just last week, a leaked document brought up the possibility of laying off staff and dropping artists from their roster. The dispute regarded Spotify not paying publishing royalties to the label, which apparently […]

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Leaked Victory email suggests layoffs, artist cuts may result from Spotify dispute

Posted by on November 3, 2015

Last month Victory Records took a stand against Spotify in claiming that an audit done by independent organization Audiam found that the streaming service owed the label money (about $23,000) for a large number of streams. Spotify reacted by pulling the label’s entire catalog, including some artists that weren’t even associated with Victory. While Spotify told […]

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Will Francis from Aiden weighs in on Victory/Spotify

Posted by on October 21, 2015

Within the past 24 hours, Spotify removed all albums from the Victory Records catalog, ruining workout playlists around the globe. Victory Records released a statement that can be found on our website as well as their company website. What is interesting is that Victory Records is taking the stance that Spotify is not paying proper […]

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Victory Records catalog pulled from Spotify

Posted by on October 20, 2015

Did you fire up Spotify today and notice a chunk of Victory Records’ catalog went missing? Well, some back-room dealings between the two companies seem to be at play, and a massive amount of hardcore and metal releases have vanished, some of which aren’t even associated with Victory Records. From a press release from Victory Records: Victory Records’ […]

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Contest: Don’t wait until the 25th Hour to win Terror swag

Posted by on August 6, 2015

  Tomorrow, Terror, will be releasing their sixth album, The 25th Hour, on Victory Records. One of Terror’s heaviest albums yet, it’s also one of their most compact, condensing 14 tracks into 23 minutes. Brutal enough to injure your back to? Sure, just ask vocalist Scott Vogel, who did so while touring recently. You’ve already gotten a taste of the […]

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Review: Mayhem Festival at First Niagara Pavillion, Pittsburgh PA, July 18, 2015

Posted by on July 20, 2015

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has come through Pittsburgh every year since the very first year, and thankfully I’ve been able to attend more often than not. This year’s show took place on Saturday, July 18th. I still believe that the 2011 show was one of the best shows that I have ever been […]

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Interview: Jungle Rot’s Dave Matrise talks Mayhem, new album

Posted by on July 13, 2015

Wisconsin’s death metal conquerors Jungle Rot continue to pillage the extreme scene as Victory Records’ old school leaders on this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Staying strong 20 years after the band formation, Jungle Rot released their ninth studio album Order Shall Prevail, on June 30th, only a few days after the start of the six week U.S. tour opening […]

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