Tag Archives: Spinefarm Records

Shining sign worldwide deal with Spinefarm

Posted by on April 20, 2015

There are two vastly different European metal bands called Shining. While Sweden’s is a long-running black metal band, the Norwegian band Shining released one of our favorite albums a few years back with 2013’s One One One. Since forming in 1999, the band have transformed into an avant-garde instrumental jazz quartet to a black metal […]

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We’re at New England Metal and Hardcore Fest! Here are set times

Posted by on April 17, 2015

The weekend is upon us, which means Metal Insider is in Worcester for the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival! As the media sponsor of the Fest, that means we’ll have a table set up and we’ll be all over the Palladium for the next three days. You’ll be able to pick up a complimentary […]

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Airbourne sign with Spinefarm

Posted by on January 27, 2015

While Roadrunner is still a strong label in it’s own right, a pair of former executives have continued to recruit bands that had been on the label to their current labels. We’ve seen that happen at Nuclear Blast, where Monte Conner has signed more than a handful of bands once on Roadrunner (Fear Factory, Machine […]

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We’re giving away a holiday prize pack!

Posted by on December 8, 2014

It’s getting toward the end of the year, and that’s why we’re in the giving spirit. We’re giving away a Metal Insider holiday prize pack that will consist of our brand new Metal Insider t-shirt (which you can pick up now at metalinsider.spreadshirt.com), as well as some seriously excellent goodies from our friends at Spinefarm, Roadrunner […]

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Spinefarm senior director of marketing Tim Brennan talks label goals, signings

Posted by on November 14, 2014

While Finnish label Spinefarm Records has been part of the Universal Music Group since 2002, they’ve only recently started making inroads in America. Last year, the label hired former Roadrunner president Jonas Nachsin as worldwide GM of the label, and made a few other strategic announcements in the United States. Since then, they’ve been on somewhat of […]

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Exclusive North American stream: The Treatment: Running With the Dogs

Posted by on October 31, 2014

On Tuesday, November 4, Spinefarm will be releasing The Treatment’s sophomore album, Running With the Dogs, in North America. While the album has been out in the rest of the world since February, this is the first North America gets of it. However, if you happened to see KISS and Motley Crue in 2012, you […]

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Spinefarm partners with Search and Destroy Records, picks up Atreyu

Posted by on October 30, 2014

Raw Power Management, a management company with roots in the UK,  has landed a w0rldwide deal for its label, Search and Destroy, partnering with Spinefarm Records. With the signing comes the announcement of two acts signed to the label, including Atreyu and UK-based band Turbowolf. The Atreyu album will be their first new music in […]

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Tomorrow at CMJ! Scott Ian screening, Incite, ’68, Black Crown Initiate, Toothgrinder showcase

Posted by on October 21, 2014

Don’t forget, tomorrow, is Metal Insider day at CMJ! Things will be starting off at 3pm at Saint Vitus Bar (1120 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn NY) with a free screening of Scott Ian’s spoken word DVD/CD, Swearing Words in Glasgow. You’ve already probably gotten to hear Ian talk about the first time he ever got drunk (at […]

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Who’s metal’s next big band? CMJ panel attempts to find out

Posted by on October 21, 2014

Pretty much every discussion about metal among those in the industry comes down to “who’s the next X?” Not the ’80s punk band X, but whoever the next arena-filling marquee act will be, be it the next Metallica, Pantera, or even Mastodon. That was the topic for the metal panel at today’s CMJ Music Marathon convention, […]

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Come to our CMJ 2014 showcase on Wednesday and get a Toothgrinder EP!

Posted by on October 20, 2014

We’re only two days away from our third annual CMJ Metal Insider showcase, taking place on Wednesday (22) at The Wick in Brooklyn. And the killer lineup of Incite, ’68, Black Crown Initiate and Toothgrinder is already enough reason to roll out if you’re in or around the New York area. But just in case you […]

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