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Anvil

Formed: 1974
From: Toronto, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Anvil News

Below is our complete Anvil news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Anvil Streaming Entire New Album

Canadian heavy metal act Anvil is currently streaming the band's entire new album "Juggernaut of Justice" online. You can check out all the songs from the album by heading over to the Anvil MySpace page. "Juggernaut of Justice" will be released through The End Records on May 10th, 2011.

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Juggernaut Of Justice
2. When Hell Breaks Loose
3. New Orleans Voodoo
4. On Fire
5. FukenEh!
6. Turn It Up
7. The Ride
8. Not Afraid
9. Conspiracy
10. Running
11. Paranormal
12. Swing Thing

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Anvil Posts New Song, "FuckinEh!"

Canadian heavy metal heroes Anvil have posted another new song online from their forthcoming new studio album, "Juggernaut Of Justice." You can check out the track, "FuckinEh!" below. "Juggernaut Of Justice" will be the fourteenth studio album from the group and will be released through The End Records on May 10th.

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2011 "Heavy T.O." Festival Lineup Revealed

The official lineup has been announced for the first ever "Heavy T.O" festival, which is set to take place at Downsview Park in Toronto, Ontario on July 23rd and 24th, 2011. The following acts have been announced thus far, with more expected to be announced shortly.

Megadeth
Rob Zombie
Billy Talent
Slayer
Anthrax
Opeth
Motorhead
Mastodon
Children Of Bodom
Testament
As I Lay Dying
Baptized In Blood
Anvil
The Sword
Times Of Grace
Melissa Auf der Maur
DevilDriver

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New Anvil Single Available For Streaming

Anvil's new single "Juggernaut Of Justice" has been posted online through the band's official YouTube channell and can be streamed below. "Juggernaut Of Justice" is taken off of the band's forthcoming studio album of the same name, which will see its release on May 10, 2011 through The End Records.

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Anvil Reveals New Album Tracklisting

Canadian heavy metal heroes Anvil has revealed the tracklisting for their forthcoming new studio album, "Juggernaut Of Justice," which will be released through The End Records on May 10th. The album was recorded at Dave Grohl's Studio 606 in Northridge, California with producer Bob Marlette, who has previously worked with the likes of Black Sabbath.

The tracklisting is as follows:

Juggernaut Of Justice
When Hell Breaks Loose
New Orleans Voodoo
On Fire
Fuckin' Eh
Turn It Up
The Ride
Not Afraid
Conspiracy
Running
Paranormal
Swing Thing

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Anvil Announces Canadian Tour Dates

Canadian heavy metal veterans Anvil have announced that they will be heading across their home nation this May on a headlining tour, which will be in support of their fourteenth studio album, "Juggernaut Of Justice." Along the way, the band will also be the special guests for shock rock king Alice Cooper (see dates marked with an asterisk.) "Juggernaut Of Justice" will be released in North America on May 10th.

The tour dates are as follows:

May 6 - St. John, Newfoundland
May 9 - Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 10 - Moncton, New Brunswick
May 11 - Fredricton, New Brunswick
May 13 - Chicoutimi, Quebec
May 14 - Quebec City, Quebec **
May 15 - Montreal, Quebec
May 16 - Ottawa, Ontario **
May 17 - Hamilton, Ontario **
May 18 - Sudbury, Ontario **
May 20 - Kingston, Ontario
May 21 - London, Ontario
May 23 - Thunder Bay, Ontario
May 24 - Winnipeg, Manitoba
May 25 - Regina, Saskatchewan
May 27 - Edmonton, Alberta
May 28 - Calgary, Alberta
May 30 - Victoria, British Columbia
May 31 - Vancouver, British Columbia

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Anvil Reveals New Album Cover Art

Canadian heavy metal legends Anvil have revealed the front cover artwork for their forthcoming new studio album, "Juggernaut Of Justice." You can check it out below. The album is scheduled to be released in North America on May 10th through The End Records. The title track from the album is available for free download by checking out The End Records' Spring sampler.

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Anvil Posts New Song Online For Download

Canadian heavy metal heroes Anvil have posted a new song online entitled, "Juggernaut Of Justice." You can download the song for free by picking up The End Records' Spring sampler, which also features tracks from Danzig and Helloween, amongst others. The song is the title track from Anvil's forthcoming fourteenth studio album, which will be released via The End on May 10th in North America.

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Warbringer Announces New Drummer Carlos Cruz

Despite practicing and writing together the last two months, WARBRINGER has official announced that Carlos Cruz (Hexen) is their new drummer. The delay in announcement was out of respect to their old drummer and Carlos' former band mates and there was no question about Carlos' playing, songwriting or personality as the band ironically offered Carlos the spot in 2008.

"After years of putting forth nothing but blood, sweat, and tears into my tireless ambitions for playing music, I have finally found an outlet where no more time is wasted. It was flattering to have been approached by Warbringer the first time they made a personnel change in 2008, but this time around it couldn't have felt more like perfect timing," states Carlos. "They're a collective group of humble, open-minded, down-to-earth guys who share the same fanaticism for music as I do and are the tightest musicians I have ever played with. I've never felt so welcomed and inspired to move forward. Even past members of the band have congratulated me and it feels very much like family, not just another band. From some recent serious downfalls in my personal life came this beautiful opportunity and I couldn't be happier. We'll be seeing all YOU Warbringers out on the road soon!"

Carlos will be making his live debut in Mexico City on March 5th at the Eyescream Festival alongside Asesino, Anvil, Toxic Holocaust and Abigail Williams. WARBRINGER plan to record their third album in April with more live shows in May and June.

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Anvil Announces New Album Release Date

Canadian heavy metal legends Anvil have announced that they will be releasing their fourteenth studio album, "Juggernaut Of Justice" on May 10th through The End Records.

Frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow recently commented: "I must say that this is by far the best Anvil ever. There will be a few new surprises including Glenn 5's first lead vocals in Anvil's history. The production that Bob Marlette has done far surpasses anything we've done in the past. The excitement within the band is over the top and we can't wait to unleash this amazing CD to the fans."

Drummer Robb Reiner concurs: "The new album is pure Anvil with a new fresh kick, very exciting. Looking to rocking with The End, putting the music where it belongs - in everybody's ears and face!"

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Anvil Signs To The End Records

Canadian heavy metal legends Anvil has announced that they have signed a new record deal with The End Records, through which they will release their fourteenth studio album, "Juggernaut Of Justice" in Spring. They will also be releasing a definitive anthology album, which will span the band's entire career.

Speaking on the signing, frontman Lips commented: "I must say that this is by far the best Anvil ever. There will be a few new surprises including Glenn 5's first lead vocals in Anvil's history. The production that Bob Marlette has done far surpasses anything we've done in the past. The excitement within the band is over the top and we can't wait to unleash this amazing cd to the fans."

Drummer Rob Reiner adds: "The new album is pure Anvil with a new fresh kick, very exciting. Looking to rocking with The End, putting the music where it belongs - in everybody's ears and face!"

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Anvil Begins Recording New Album

Canadian heavy metal heroes Anvil has announced that they have entered the studio to begin recording their fourteenth studio album, "Juggernaut Of Justice." The album is being produced by Bob Marlette, who has previously worked with the likes of Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath and Slayer, and is expected to be released in Spring of next year through The End Records.

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Anvil Announces More European Shows

Canadian heavy metal veterans Anvil has announced some more tour dates for their forthcoming tour of Europe. All headlining shows will see them supported by New Wave Of British Heavy Metal outfit Girlschool and most shows in the United Kingdom will see Anvil supporting glam metal band Ratt.

The updated tour schedule is now as follows: More...

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Final Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgiums biggest metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, has confirmed the final bands for this years edition of the event. The biggest news is that Soulfly, the band led by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera, will be headlining the event on the Saturday. Other bands added to the bill include New York hardcore legends Sick Of It All, former Guns N Roses guitarist Slash, Hatebreed, Revamp, Oceans Of Sadness and Dear Superstar. The festival takes place in the town of Dessel from June 25th-27th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Friday: Aerosmith (Headliners)
Motorhead
Slayer
Stone Temple Pilots
My Dying Bride
Tarja Turunen
Saxon
Therion
Sepultura
Deicide
Anathema
Doro
Ratt
Steel Panther
UDO
Nile
Evergrey
Devin Townsend
Anvil
Raven
Bleeding Through
The Devil's Blood
Ghost Brigade
Oceans Of Sadness
Revamp More...

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Raven Frontman Joins Anvil On Stage

John Gallagher, frontman of British heavy metal legends Raven, joined Canadian metal heroes Anvil on stage last saturday (March 20th) where he performed the classic, "Metal On Metal" with the band. You can check out fan filmed footage below. Both bands will be performing at the Graspop Metal Meeting this year and both are preparing to release new studio albums. More...

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More Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgiums premier metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, has announced the addition of eleven more bands to this years bill. Among the latest acts are American supergroup Hellyeah, Australian rockers Airbourne and British heavy metal veterans Raven. The other confirmed bands are Katatonia, Evergrey, The Devil's Blood, Eluveitie, Finntroll, Dark Funeral, 3 Inches Of Blood and Sylosis. The festival will take place in the town of Dessel from June 25th-27th.

The lineup is now as follows: More...

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Four More Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting festival has announced that four more bands have now been added to the lineup. The biggest announcement is that Aerosmith will be headlining the event on the friday. Also joining them that day will be reunited California grungers Stone Temple Pilots. Industrial metal legends Fear Factory will be performing at the festival and so will Atlanta based metal outfit Mastodon, who are still touring in support of their critically acclaimed album, "Crack The Skye."

The lineup (in no particular order) is now as follows: More...

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More Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting festival has announced several more bands for this year's edition of the event. Among the latest acts are American thrash metal legends Slayer, British gothic metal veterans Paradise Lost, heavy metal icons Saxon and death metal legends Cannibal Corpse and Deicide. Also confirmed are Steel Panther, U.D.O., A Day To Remember, 36 Crazyfists, Atreyu, Between The Buried And Me, Unearth, Anathema and Rise To Remain. The festival will take place in the town of Dessel from June 25th - 27th.

The lineup is now as follows: More...

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Metalunderground.com's Best of 2009 Awards

Here we are, more than one month into 2010, the Super Bowl past, as we've yet to post our staff picks for 2009. Nevertheless, I polled our staff here at Metalunderground.com at the end of last year to obtain their picks in several categories in metal for 2009 and will now present those results.

The outlook for 2009 in metal was perhaps positive, but not phenomenal before the year began, having seen a number of landmark releases and tours in the two years prior. But when the year was over, I'd have to say I was pleasantly surprised at what a good year in metal 2009 turned out to be. As the metalcore trend fades further into horizon, we had hardly a mention of metalcore bands in this year's poll. Sure, the stalwarts will still have success, but the novelty has worn off and the genre as a whole does not generate as much buzz anymore. The only noticable trend was the growth of the thrash resurgence, which is hard to fault, giving the year a very solid metal feeling.

That said, let's get down to the details and talk about those bands that made 2009 such a solid year for heavy metal by announcing the Metalunderground.com staff picks for 2009. Here are the Metalunderground.com staff picks for the following categories: Best Metal Album of 2009, Best Metal DVD of 2009, Best Metal Newcomer of 2009, Best Live Act of 2009, and Most Anticipated Release for 2010. More...

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Anvil Announces Japanese Tour Dates

Anvil has announced the following Japanese tour dates:

April 19 - Club Quattro - Tokyo, Japan
April 20 - Club Quattro - Tokyo, Japan
April 21 - Club Quattro - Osaka, Japan
April 22 - Club Quattro - Hiroshima, Japan

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