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ANVIL was inducted into the Hall of Heavy Metal History on January 24, 2018.


ANVIL's latest album is called POUNDING THE PAVEMENT. It was released January 19, 2018 through SPV/Steamhammer. The album is available in the following formats:

  • CD from PledgeMusic version with 2 bonus tracks (this version is no longer available to order)
  • digipak from SPV/Steamhammer with 1 bonus track
  • double LP (white/black marbled vinyl; CD copy included) from SPV/Steamhammer
  • CD from Rubicon version with ? bonus tracks (unsure of bonus tracks; to be released to be released February 21, 2018)
They have posted a sneak peak of 'Bitch In The Box' and an official lyric video for 'Ego'

ANVIL will be doing a European tour February - April 2018. Check the tour dates page (updated January 22, 2018) for details.

ANVIL beer from Cerveja Amadeus was available at their first show in South America (Valentino, Londrina, Brazil) on September 21, 2017.

ANVIL's "666" (2009 recording) can be heard on the new movie IT.

ANVIL's original rhythm guitarist Dave Allison peformed with ANVIL at the Red Dog Tavern in Peterborough, Ontario on April 15, 2017. He joined them on stage for "Metal On Metal", "Forged In Fire" and "Born To Be Wild" (originally recorded by STEPPENWOLF). It was the first time Dave performed with them in 27 years. This day also happened to be the 35th anniversary of the release of METAL ON METAL.

ANVIL's original rhythm guitarist Dave Allison and original bassist Ian Dickson showed up at the band's gig at The Music Hall in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada on July 23, 2016. Here is a pic of the original members standing together for the first time in 27 years:

Robb Reiner, Dave Allison, Lips, Ian Dickson



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