Tag Archives: Spinefarm Records

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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CMJ Showcase Spotlight: Toothgrinder talk Jersey, Spinefarm debut

Posted by on October 10, 2014

While Toothgrinder, newly signed to Spinefarm Records, won’t have any music out until Schizophrenic Jubilee is released on November 4th, that doesn’t mean that they haven’t paid their dues. The Asbury Park quintet are about to wrap up a tour with Periphery and The Contortionist and have been playing together for over five years. They’ll also be […]

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Announcing Metal Insider’s 2014 CMJ Showcase with Incite, ’68, Black Crown Initiate and Toothgrinder

Posted by on September 30, 2014

Since Metal Insider began presenting showcases for the CMJ Music Marathon in 2012, we’ve had some great shows, be it Prong on a boat or Byzantine’s first New York appearance in seven years. We might have outdone ourselves this year, though. We’re happy to announce that on October 22, our third annual CMJ showcase, sponsored by […]

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Track listing, cover art unveiled for new Amaranthe album

Posted by on August 6, 2014

Swedish power/melodic death metal group Amaranthe will release their third album, Massive Addictive, on October 21st via Spinefarm Records. The album was recorded with Jacob Hansen at his home studio in Denmark, and will be their first album with new harsh vocalist Henrik Englund Wilhelmsson (ex-Scarpoint). The cover artwork for the album has been unveiled, and […]

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Machinae Supremacy premieres 6 minutes of new music in new trailer

Posted by on July 15, 2014

Swedish video game/metal outfit Machinae Supremacy released a 6 minute clip on YouTube, previewing 15-30 seconds from all 16 tracks off their upcoming concept album Phantom Shadow. The album is to be released August 26th in the states via Spinefarm Records, and is available for pre-order, but expect to pay for international shipping because it’s […]

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