Spinefarm Records is a
Finland-based record label
focusing mainly on heavy metal
, a sub-label
titled Spikefarm Records
was started by Sami Tenetz
. Since 2002, Spinefarm has been part of Universal Music Group
, but operates as
an independent business unit .
In Autumn 2007, Spinefarm launched in the UK, starting with
re-issuing deluxe versions of the first 5 Nightwish albums,
including the 'Over The Hills And Far Away' EP.
Spinefarm Records consists of four sub-labels, Spinefarm (metal),
Spikefarm (extreme metal), Ranka (Finnish music) and Ranch (rock).
- "UNIVERSAL MUSIC FINLAND BECOMES MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER IN
SPIN-FARM OY", Universal Music Group. Retrieved on July 24,