5 Incredible Former Victory Records Artists The Scene Forgot

For the better part of the last fifteen years, Victory Records has been one of the most influential independent labels in alternative music. Though the quality of their current roster is open for debate, there was a time in the not too distant past where seemingly every band who signed with the Chicago based record […]

Mineral Lost Thousands of Dollars When Van Was Broken Into Last Night

This fall, Mineral have been touring around North America, making people’s dreams come true by playing live for the first time in 17 years. The long-defunct Texas emo act are responsible for the rise of so many modern bands like Balance and Composure, Into It. Over It., and countless more. So when they announced tour […]



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1997 announce new song

Despite their announced Hiatus back in Feburary, a new song has been recorded by 1997. Find out more after the jump.

1997 go on Indefinite Hiatus

From the group’s myspace: hey there beautiful people. first of all, thanks to everyone who came out last night and made it a really special show! to everyone that wasn’t there.. you missed the news. we are taking an indefinite break from playing shows. we each feel like its a time in our lives where […]

Kevin Thomas leaves 1997!

Coming from Kevin Thomas himself: Hello all 1997 friends and family, its Kevin. Some of you may have noticed how I did not appear on the last tour after the 4th of November. Due to personal differences in the direction of the band, I have decided to leave 1997 in pursuit of a different adventure. […]

1997 Video Premiere

This band never ceases to improve. 1997 “A Fearless Heart” from VicTorV TV on Vimeo.

1997 in Accident!

Matt from 1997 posted this: Hey, we got in a really bad accident in the mountains of Pennsylvania a couple of hours ago, kevin is in critical condition at a hospital here. Everyone else is banged up really bad, it was really rainy and a car just came at us around a curve too fast. […]

We Interviewed Caleb from 1997!

Today, James talked to Caleb of 1997! The contents of said conversation in which we discussed the band’s current situation, fall plans, and more can be found below! Check out their album On The Run as soon as you possibly can. J: Hey Caleb, how are you doing today? C: I’m doing pretty good. We’re […]

1997 – On The Run

Band: 1997 Album: On The Run Genre: Indie Pop/Folk Label: Victory Tracks: 1. One Track Mind, Four Track Heart 2. Dancing With The Devil 3. Sunset Beyond Black Clouds 4. 4 a.m. Conversations 5. January 19th 6. I Will Always Find You 7. Winds of Change 8. Zechariah’s Song 9. A Dream of Form In […]