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Foondit1 Januar 1984
FoonderManfred Schütz
Distributor(s)Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH
GenreHivy metal
Kintra o oreeginGermany
LocationHannover, Lawer Saxony
Offeecial wabsteidhttp://www.spv.de/

SPV GmbH (kent as Schallplatten Produktion und Vertrieb GmbH an aw) is an independent German record label.

Foondit on 1 Januar 1984, it haes slowly grown tae be ane o the lairgest independent distributors an record labels warldwide.[1]

It haes several sublabels that it produces an distributes an aw, including the hivy metal labels Steamhammer, Synthetic Symphony, Oblivion, SPV Recordings/SPV America an Audiopharm.[citation needit]

Airtists[eedit | eedit soorce]

SPV's maist successful airtists include Sepultura, Kreator, Klaus Schulze, Rhapsody of Fire, Sodom, Evildead, Angra, Eric Burdon, Blackmore's Night, Whitesnake, Motörhead, Doro, Helloween, Kamelot, Iced Earth, Moonspell, Saxon, Monster Magnet, Type O Negative, Skinny Puppy an Judas Priest.

Insolvency[eedit | eedit soorce]

The managin pairtner, Manfred Schütz, decidit tae submit an application tae commence insolvency proceedins on 25 Mey 2009 – roughly equivalent tae Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the USA. In response tae this, on 27 Mey 2009, the Destrict Court o Hannover appointit the attorney Manuel Sack as the proveesional insolvency admeenistrator. Accordin tae Schütz, thegither wi Sack, the management o SPV GmbH will no anerlie carry on business operations, but continue wiorking in the auries o production an distribution in the uisual wey an aw.[2] Efter a substantial resizin o its business an a pairtnership ventur greement wi Sony Music Entertainment, which obtained the richts for some o the German label's main airtists an for a pairt o the catalog, SPV went back intae production wi a new staff at the end o 2009.[3]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "METAL CHURCH: Record Label's Collapse Is 'Not The Reason That We Have Decided To Stop'". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. 8 Julie 2009. Archived frae the original on 22 Julie 2009. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2011.
  2. "German Metal Label SPV Declared Insolvent". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. 28 Mey 2009. Archived frae the original on 31 Mey 2009. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2011.
  3. "SPV Entering New Dimensions With A New Team". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. 11 November 2009. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2011.[deid airtin]