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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. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2011.
  2. "German Metal Label SPV Declared Insolvent". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. 28 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.