LINE-UP




LINE-UP #1
(1978 - 1989)
(from left to right)

Robb Reiner - drums
Lips - lead vocals, lead guitar
Ian Dickson - bass
Dave Allison - rhythm guitar, vocals



LINE-UP #2
(1989 - 1993)
(from left to right clockwise)

Sebastian Marino - lead guitar
Lips - lead vocals, lead guitar
Robb Reiner - drums
Ian Dickson - bass


LINE-UP #3
(1993 - 1995)

Lips - lead vocals, lead guitar
Robb Reiner - drums
Sebastian Marino - lead guitar
Mike Duncan - bass



LINE-UP #4
(1995 - 1996)
(from left to right)

Mike Duncan - bass
Ivan Hurd - lead guitar
Lips - lead vocals, lead guitar
Robb Reiner - drums



LINE-UP #5
(1996 - 2007)
(from left to right)

Ivan Hurd - lead guitar
Robb Reiner - drums
Lips - lead vocals, lead guitar
Glenn Five - bass, backing vocals



LINE-UP #6
(2007 - 2011)
(from left to right)

Robb Reiner - drums
Lips - lead vocals, lead guitar
Glenn Five - bass, backing vocals



LINE-UP #7
(2012 - 2014)
(from left to right)

Sal Italiano - bass
Lips - lead vocals, lead guitar
Robb Reiner - drums



LINE-UP #8
(2014 - present)
(from left to right)

Robb Reiner - drums
Chris Robertson - bass
Lips - lead vocals, lead guitar



Notes:

Lips' real name is Steve Kudlow.

Glenn Five's real name is Glenn Gyorffy.

In 1989 Dave Allison left ANVIL. He was replaced by Sebastain Marino. Sebastian was the first non-Canadian ANVIL member. He left ANVIL in 1995 and joined Overkill. Sebastian was replaced by guitarist Ivan Hurd. Ivan left in 2007 and was not replaced. ANVIL has been a three piece ever since.

Ian Dickson left the band in 1993. He was replaced by Mike Duncan. Mike left in 1996 and was replaced by Glenn Five. Glenn quit in 2012 and was replaced by Sal Italiano. Sal was the second ever non-Canadian ANVIL member. In 2014 Sal was replaced with Chris Robertson.

Sebastian left Overkill in 1999.

Other people who have played with ANVIL live:

  • Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) filled in for Lips once [Gasworks, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - January 9, 1993]
  • George Vee filled in for Ivan Hurd once [Gates of Hell 2004, Funhause, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - July 24, 2004]
  • Rick Van Dyk (Sandman/Helix) filled in for Ivan Hurd twice [Bar Chez Pull Cactus, Rimouski, Quebec, Canada - August 28, 2004; L'Arlequin, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - August 29, 2004]
  • Sacha Gervasi joined ANVIL on stage three times [Loud Park 06, Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, Japan - October 14, 2006; Bovine Sex Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - April 19, 2008; BAMcafé Live, Brooklyn, New York, USA - May 31, 2008]
  • Scott Ian (Anthrax) joined ANVIL on stage five times [Star Bar, Park City, Utah, USA - January 21, 2008; Los Angeles Film Festival, John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California, USA - June 26, 2008; Secret Cinema, Shepherd's Bush Empire. Shepherd's Bush Green, London, England - February 15, 2009; Dirty Boots, Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes in London, England - February 18, 2009; indigO2, Greenwich, London, England - June 15, 2009]
  • Slash (Gun N' Roses,Velvet Revolver) joined ANVIL on stage once [Star Bar, Park City, Utah, USA - January 21, 2008]
  • John Gallagher(Raven) joined ANVIL on stage once [9:30, Washington, DC, USA - March 20, 2010]
Other people who have played on ANVIL tracks:
  • Michael Phillip Wojewoda plays the intro to "Thumb Hang" on THIS IS THIRTEEN he was the Engineer for this track.
  • Franky Perez (Scars On Broadway) sings lead vocals on "Slip Kid", a The Who cover from Sons Of Anarchy (season 2, episode 1) and the related soundtracks, SONS OF ANARCHY: NORTH COUNTRY and SONGS OF ANARCHY: MUSIC FROM SONS OF ANARCHY SEASONS 1-4.
  • Lisa Joy Pimentel plays horn, trumpet, trombone, clarinet and saxophone on "Swing Thing" on JUGGERNAUT OF JUSTICE. She is the wife of the albums Producer, Bob Marlette.

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