No Innocent Victim originally formed in 1992. After releasing 2 self promoted albums, and non-stop touring, the band signed with Victory Records in 1998. 1999 saw the release of their Victory debut "Flesh And Blood" and a US tour with New York hardcore Godfathers - Agnostic Front. During that tour, Agnostic Front invited NIV to do a 5 week "Unity Fest" European tour with them and the US Bombs. This tour consisted of 33 shows in 35 days in a dozen different countries with an average attendance of 1,000 people each night.