Tag Archives: Victory Records

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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Contest: Win a Mayhem Fest Victory Records prize pack!

Posted by on June 12, 2015

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest is just around the corner, and just from it’s two headliners, Slayer and King Diamond, it’s going to be a pretty impressive lineup. Like last year, Victory Records is sponsoring a stage, which means that some of its biggest bands will be headed out on the road, Jungle Rot, Sister […]

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Interview: Shattered Sun vocalist Marcus Leal talks debut album, working with Chuck Billy

Posted by on April 13, 2015

Shattered Sun is Victory Records’ latest metal acquisition. The young sextet, from a small town just outside Corpus Christi, TX, has recently been thrust into high notoriety in anticipation of their upcoming full-length debut, Hope Within Hatred. The band caught the attention of Testament vocalist Chuck Billy, and his promotion company Breaking Bands, which we […]

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Hoods challenge Victory Records owner, math

Posted by on February 24, 2015

We’re not that familiar with long-running hardcore band Hoods, but yesterday, the band’s vocalist Mike Hood (probably not his real name) went on a rant on Facebook claiming that Victory Records owner Tony Brummel owes him money and challenging him to a fight. Hood is the latest in a line of bands and musicians to claim […]

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Photos and Recap: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest in Memphis

Posted by on August 15, 2014

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has been going for 7 years now, but this is the first year it has come to Tennessee.  For reasons I’ll get to shortly, it’s probably the last time too.  The touring festival rolled into Millington, TN (just north of Memphis) on what could only be described is the most […]

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Interview: Mayhem co-founder John Reese talks booking, wish list, and if anyone is too extreme to book

Posted by on June 16, 2014

When the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival kicks off on July 5th, it will be entering its seventh year. While Ozzfest has existed in the United States for twice as long (even though it hasn’t taken place here since 2010), Mayhem has grown from an upstart to an established annual event. Co-founded by Warped Tour founder […]

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Emmure suggests bringing guns to school

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Apparently, Emmure frontman Frankie Palmeri didn’t learn too much from the controversy surrounding his Cold Soul clothing line, as the first track on their just-announced seventh album is called “Bring a Gun to School.” As a refresher, a few years ago, Cold Soul was selling a shirt with a picture of Columbine killers Eric Harris […]

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Ringworm’s Human Furnace talks ‘Hammer Of The Witch’ and stigma of genres

Posted by on February 6, 2014

“We do and play what we want,” declared Ringworm singer Human Furnace when speaking to us. In a way, that could be viewed as the perfect mission statement for Ringworm. Since coming to life out of the Cleveland hardcore scene of 1991 (and reforming in 1999), Ringworm has played their own take on heavy music, […]

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Close Your Eyes premiere video on MTVU

Posted by on November 13, 2013

If you like your melodic hardcore on the poppy side, Close Your Eyes have premiered a video for “Frame and Glass” that you can check out over at MTVU. Check it out here.

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