Spinefarm Records

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Spinefarm Records
Parent company Universal Music Group
Distributor(s) Caroline Distribution
Genre Heavy metal, rock
Country of origin Finland
Official website www.spinefarmrecords.com

Spinefarm Records is a Finnish record label focusing mainly on heavy metal artists.

History[edit]

In 1999, a sub-label titled Spikefarm Records was started by Sami Tenetz from Thy Serpent. Since 2002, Spinefarm has been part of Universal Music Group, but operates as an independent business unit.[1]

In Autumn 2007, Spinefarm launched in the UK, starting with re-issuing deluxe versions of the first five Nightwish albums, including the Over The Hills And Far Away EP.

On August 18, 2017, Spinefarm Records announced the global launch of sub-label Snakefarm Records[2]. Snakefarm has since signed Eric Church, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, and more.[3]

Bands[edit]

Spinefarm Records consists of five sub-labels: Spinefarm (mainstream heavy metal and hard rock), Spikefarm (extreme metal, industrial metal and folk metal), Ranka (Finnish music), Ranch (rock) and Odor (anything aside from rock and metal).

Spinefarm[edit]

Spikefarm[edit]

Ranka Recordings[edit]

Ranch[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Universal Music Finland becomes majority shareholder in Spin-Farm Oy,". Helsinki: Universal Music Group. 2002-04-08. Archived from the original on 2013-01-26. Retrieved 2016-10-08. 
  2. ^ "SNAKEFARM RECORDS ANNOUNCES GLOBAL LAUNCH WITH SIGNING OF TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN". www.spinefarmrecords.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18. 
  3. ^ "Snakefarm Records". www.snakefarmrecords.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18. 
  4. ^ "Airbourne Signs With Spinefarm Records". Blabbermouth.net. 2015-01-27. Retrieved 2016-02-28. 
  5. ^ "Bullet For My Valentine sign deal with Spinefarm Records". teamrock.com. 2016-04-01. Retrieved 2016-04-13. 
  6. ^ soundfiction.net. 2016-12-15 http://www.soundfiction.net/2016/12/15/dayseeker-sign-spinefarm-records-new-album-2017. Retrieved 2016-12-15.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ "Ladies and gentlemen! We are as of now signed to Spinefarm/Universal". DSO's official facebook. July 12, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2017. 
  8. ^ "MetsÄtÖll Signs With Spinefarm Records". Blabbermouth.net. 2008-09-22. Retrieved 2016-10-08. 
  9. ^ "Shining Sign Worldwide Deal With Spinefarm Records". Us5.campaign-archive1.com. Retrieved 2016-02-28. 

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