Anvil Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Hot off the heels of the release of their acclaimed 14th studio album, Juggernaut of Justice, Canadian heavy metal heroes ANVIL have announced U.S. tour dates. The band will play a handful of select, intimate shows this summer. Tickets go onsale Friday, May 20th, at local and online ticket outlets.

Dates are as follows:

7/26/2011 Chicago, IL Reggies Rock Club
7/27/2011 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
7/29/2011 West Chester, PA The Note
7/30/2011 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
7/31/2011 Boston, MA Middle East Club

Juggernaut of Justice was released on May 11th and recorded at Dave Grohl’s Studio 606 in Northridge, California with producer Bob Marlette (Black Sabbath, Airbourne, Alice Cooper). On street date, Juggernaut of Justice was ranked #1 on iTunes metal chart; their version available with a special bonus track entitled “What I Want To Be.” F.Y.E. (Transworld Entertainment) has an exclusive version of the album with two bonus tracks entitled “The Station” and “Tonight Is Coming”.

Juggernaut of Justice is receiving rave reviews:

“Anvil come out swinging…invigoratingly thrashy tracks that radiate hunger and fire.” – Revolver Magazine

“anthemic heavy rockers harking back to their earliest days… the familiar mixture of trad, speed, and power metal …garnished with one of the best production jobs of their entire career.” –

“[ANVIL] sounds amazingly fresh… inspired by the players and exhilarating for the listener.” –

“Juggernaut of Justice is their best record since ’82.” – Popdose

“…stronger, more aggressive and cohesive than Anvil has sounded in decades.” – Bravewords

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