A HISTORY OF VICIOUS

A HISTORY OF VICIOUS – 1992 to 2022

Cool Timeline

1991
Dec 15

1991 – The beginning

1991 - 3 Melbourne DJ's plant the seeds that become Vicious Vinyl.

1992
Jan 31

1992 – The first releases

1992 January - The first releases on the label begin... Ground Level debut's with "God Intended"

Mar 01

1992 March – Eternal by Eternal

Carl Cox and Mark James collaborate under ETERNAL on release number 3 for Vicious.

Sep 01

1992 Sept- Vicious meets the USA

Vicious breaks out in the USA underground with our first releases into the huge US market....

Nov 01

1992 Nov – Eternal ‘Mind Odyssey’

1992 January - The first releases on the label begin... Ground Level debut's with "God Intended"

1993
Feb 01

1993 – Dreams Of Heaven

Ground Level breakout with their seminal track 'Dreams Of Heaven"

Mar 14

1993 – Quench ‘Feel My Love’

Quench 'Feel My Love'

1994
Jan 14

1994 – ‘Theme from Bubbleman’

Bubbleman 'Theme From Bubbleman'

1995
Feb 15

1995 – The Original Pendulum

1995 - The original Pendulum emerge.

1996
Jan 15

1996 – Dance Compilations

1996 - Dance House & Club Anthems, the clubbers compilation.

1997
Jun 15

1997 – Pendulum ‘coma’

1997 - Pendulum win ARIA with Vicious remix of 'Coma'

1998
Mar 01

1998 – Sgt Slick arrives

Sgt Slick arrives and wins ARIA Award for his debut release!

Jun 15

1998 – ‘Gotta Have Hope’

1998 - Blackout deliver with global club hit 'Gotta Have Hope'

Nov 15

1998 – ‘believe’ progressive hit

1998 - Ivan Gough's early co production 'Believe' makes global waves...

1999
Jan 15

1999- Madison Avenue (oz)

1999- The birth of Madison Avenue as they debut in Australia

2000
May 29

2000- Madison Avenue (UK)

2000 - Madison Avenue break globally, including the UK Number 1 on the pop chart

Jun 05

2000 – #1 in Australia

Madison Avenue hit number 1 in Australia with 'Who The Hell Are You'.

Oct 15

2000 – Madison Avenue Single 3

2000 - Three Top 10 Singles in a row as Madison Avenue continue to dominate the year!

2001
Jan 15

2001 – The DJ Mix CD

2001 - DJ Mix compilations bring clubs to the record stores...

Mar 05

2001 – MA do it again

2001 - Madison Avenue hit again with 'Reminiscing"

Nov 15

2001 – One Love Club

2001 - One LOve the club opens and connects with the Melbourne dance music community and Vicious DJs

Dec 15

2001 – 16th Element ‘warp’

2001 - 16th Element drop on Vicious and sign to Subliminal and Loaded Records

2002
Feb 16

2002 – Rogue Traders

2002 - Rogue Traders kick off their substantial career signing to Vicious.

Dec 16

2002 – MrTimothy

2002 - Vicious welcomes house music producer MrTimothy to the label.

2003
Jan 01

2003- Vicious Urban J-Wess

2003 - Vicious offshoot Vicious Urban delivers with J-Wess "Bang This"

Feb 21

2003 – Rogue Traders Vs INXS

2003 - Rogue Traders Top 10 pop chart hit and ARIA winning collaboration with INXS drops

2004
Jan 16

2004 – Vandalism kick off

2004 - Andy Van kicks off his new musical venture with Kam Denny - VANDALISM

Jun 16

2004 – ‘I AM Tha 1’

2004 -MrTimothy teams up with Inaya Day with a massive vocal tune

Nov 16

2004 – ‘Stand By Me’

2004 - MrTimothy and Inaya Day deliver another vocal house bomb.

2005
Jan 16

2005 – dirty south

2005 - Dirty South signs with Vicious

Apr 16

2005 – Cabin Crew Hit

2005 - Cabin Crew crossover hit 'Star2Fall' lands on Vicious

Oct 16

2005 – vandalism

2005 - Vandalism cross over from clubs to the top 40 with 'Never Say Never'

2006
Jan 16

2005 – dirty south arrives

2005 - Dirty South grows with his distinctive electro style

Feb 16

2006 – dirtySouth v evermore

2006 - Dirty South collaborates with Evermore and delivers the first of many anthems.

2007
Feb 16

2007 – The Potbelleez

2007 - The Potbelleez sign to Vicious

Apr 16

2007 – ‘Dont Hold Back’

2007 - The Potbelleez score a massive hit with Vicious as their single 'Dont Hold Back' crosses over

2008
Jan 20

2008 – ‘Are You With Me’ hit #2

2008 - Hit Number 2 for the Potbelleez with 'Are You With Me'

Mar 20

2008 – dirty south worldwide

2005 - Dirty South breaks through globally...

Jun 30

2008 – THAT Swedish kid…

2008 - Vicious' Andy Van meets Avicii for the first time.

2009
Apr 03

2009 – Avicii & Vicious

2008 - Avicii's early releases with Vicious continue...

Jun 21

2009 – Dirty South & Axwell

2008 - Dirty South collaborates with Swedish superstar Axwell on 'Open Your Heart"

Nov 21

2009 – Angger Dimas Signs

2009 - Indonesia's Angger Dimas signs with Vicious Recordings

2010
Feb 21

2010 – Avicii Meets Clubland

2008 - Avicii's connection with clubbers builds with more killer tunes

Sep 21

2010 – New Sub Label

2010 Vicious kick off new sub-label Vicious Bitch, now Be Rich Records.

Nov 21

2010- Avicii’s 1st Beatport #1

2010 - Avicii & Sebastien Drums hit number 1 on Beatport with their killer version of "My Feelings For You"

Dec 21

2010 – Vandalism party anthem

2010 Vandalism collaborates with Static Revenger for this EDM party starter!

2011
Mar 21

2011 – Avicii’s star rises

2011 Avicii continues his global rise!

Oct 07

2011 – Angger, Aoki & Iggy

2011 Angger Dimas, Steve Aoki and Iggy Azalea drop 'Beatdown'

Nov 21

2011 – Avicii final vicious tunes

2011 Avicii 's final releases with Vicious before dropping the massive 'Levels' and genuine superstardom!

Dec 25

2011 – Tommie Sunshine

2011 USA's Tommie Sunshine teams up with Disco Fries for 'Don't Look Back' on Vicious

Dec 29

2011 – Andy & John on Avicii

2011 Vicious owners Andy and John discuss Avicii's legacy...

2012
Dec 21

2012 – Peking Duk

2012 - Peking Duk hit number 1 on the Australian Club Chart

2013
Sep 21

2013 – Peking Duk do it again

2013 Peking Duk's 2nd Club Chart number 1 see's the duo's popularity grow...

2014
Mar 17

2014 – Peking duk get ‘high’

2014 - Peking Duk have a massive crossover hit with 'High' featuring Nicole Millar

May 21

2014 – Madison Ave anthem returns

2014 - Madison Avenue's 'Don't Call Me Baby' gets remixed for the first time since its original release.

Dec 21

2014 Peking Duk Hit again

2014 'Take Me Over' see's Peking Duk with another multi platinum hit.

2015
Jul 10

2015- ‘say my name’

2015 - Peking Duk, now a household name in Australia, drop their final single with Be Rich / Vicious.

2016
Jan 21

2016 – Brazil meets Vicious

2016 - EDM vibes from Australia to Brazil with FTampa.

Jan 21

2016 – Cover version pt1

2016 - Cover Versions deliver Pt 1 with Jolyon Petch & Livingstone

Aug 15

2016 – Cover Version Pt 2

2016 - Cover Version Pt 2 delivers as Perth's Mind Electric drops 'Praise You' on Vicious

Dec 21

2016 – Cover Version Pt 3

2016 - Cover Version Pt 3 with Queensland duo Rave Radio

Dec 31

2016 – U-Genius & Valiant

2016 - New labels U-Genius and Valiant Records join the Vicious collective.

2017
Jun 21

2017 – new Artists deliver

2017 - New Australian Artists release with Vicious.

2018
Mar 21

2018 – Henry Hacking

2018 - UK rising DJ and Producer Henry Hacking signs to Vicious

2019
Aug 21

2019 – New Love Henry Hacking

2019 - Henry Hacking brings the uplifting piano house vibes to Vicious

Nov 08

2019 – Mind Electric

2019 - Mind Electric featuring Kylie Auldist deliver a house music classic

Dec 21

2019 – Sgt Slicks ABBA remake

2019 - Sgt Slick delivers a cracking disco house cover of ABBA's 'Gimme Gimme Gimme'

2020
Mar 14

2020 – Covid

2020 - Covid causes chaos worldwide... but the music continues.

Sep 22

2020 – Just A Little

2020 - Label co-owner John Course gets back into the studio during Covid shutdowns and drops 'Just A Little'

2021
Feb 22

2021- more from Sgt Slick

2020 - Sgt Slick brings more funky disco goodness to Vicious with 'The Night The Lights Went Out'

Mar 23

2021 – Vicious Sound System

2021 - Vicious Radio Worldwide

Apr 30

2021- Dubbel Drop on Be rich

2021 - Be Rich A&R boss man drops Dubbel Drop project

May 07

2021- super Disco Club

2021 - Label co-owner Andy Van drops his new Super Disco Club project with Cassie Van

Oct 08

2021- super Disco Club & Sadako

2021 - Super Disco Club team up with Sadako Pointer for 'Happiness'

Oct 22

2021- friendless dropping bombs

2021 - the Friendless story continues with a string of hot house jams

Nov 26

2022 – Gimme Gold

Sgt Slicks massive cover version of ABBA’s “Gimme Gimme Gimme” has officially achieved GOLD status

2022
Jan 01

2022- Extrovert label

2022 - Extrovert Music launches under the Vicious collective of labels

May 22

2022- flash hits number 1

2022 - Flash spends 3 weeks at number 1 on the Australian Club Chart with Hypnotized

Jun 03

2022- 30 Year Celebrations

2022 - 30 Years Of Vicious celebrations.