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Victory Records signs 1997

Wednesday, November 01, 2006 1:09 AM PT

Victory Records has officially signed a deal with Chicago's 1997. The five piece folk-emo quintet formed in October 2005 and according to Victory owner Tony Brummel, they "are comprised of the same underground rock chromosomes that are part and parcel of the root system that constitutes the overall DNA of the Victory Family Tree."

Additionally, the band features the alternating lead vocals of husband and wife team Kerri and Caleb Pepp. You can check out a few tracks at their MySpace page.


11/1/2006 1:52:27 AM
firstashsdajh postfehahl;

11/1/2006 2:18:33 AM
another band signs their death wish. victory blows kids, get it through your head!

11/1/2006 3:30:30 AM
Tony Brummel is the devil

11/1/2006 4:28:00 AM
picking up the pieces after their loss of Atreyu.

11/1/2006 5:03:19 AM
shitty version of The Hush Sound.

11/1/2006 8:56:34 AM
glad to know what not to buy everyone for christmas

11/1/2006 9:38:54 AM
It's funny cuz Victory is so '97.....guys? c'mon?

11/1/2006 12:26:51 PM

11/1/2006 12:34:58 PM
gaygiest press release ever.

11/1/2006 2:49:33 PM
what the fck is folf emo? are you fcking kidding me? this fcking lable hasent been burnt down yet? tony hasnt been killed. someone needs to get on that asap. gays.

11/1/2006 2:50:42 PM
folk emo? man, haven't heard that one yet

11/1/2006 4:35:28 PM
thank god they didn't sign another goddam generic metalcore band

11/1/2006 5:31:28 PM
they signed all of 1997. every hardocre band from 1997.

11/1/2006 8:23:14 PM

11/2/2006 1:00:09 PM
Tony Victory deserves HIV.

11/2/2006 5:48:10 PM
Instead of signing a band named 1997, maybe they shouls sign a band that sounds more like the year 1997

11/2/2006 8:33:37 PM
1997 is the landmark year, after which victory never put out another good release

11/3/2006 9:11:47 AM
To steveh, yeah it isn't generic metalcore, just generic EMO. Folk emo? What the fck? Folk is like banjo's and trashcan hobo music, isn't it? I got it! Hobo's are sad, and so are EMO's, We'll call it HOBOcore.

11/4/2006 11:55:51 AM
more like Victory signs their 1997th BAND ... gays

11/5/2006 4:35:22 AM
tony brummel has no brain