Spinefarm Records is a Finland-based record label focusin mainly on hivy metal airtists. In 1999, a sub-label titled Spikefarm Records wis startit bi Sami Tenetz frae Thy Serpent. Since 2002, Spinefarm haes been part o Universal Music Group, but operates as an independent business unit.
In Hairst 2007, Spinefarm launched in the UK, startin wi re-issuin deluxe versions o the first 5 Nightwish albums, includin the 'Over The Hills And Far Away' EP.
Spinefarm Records consists o five sub-labels, Spinefarm (mainstream metal, hard rock an progresive rock), Spikefarm (extreme metal, industrial metal an fowk metal), Ranka (Finnish muisic), Ranch (rock) an Odor (pop an onything else that is no rock or metal).