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ANVIL will be appearing on an upcoming episode of The Tonight Show. The band will perform “Metal On Metal” and get couch time with Conan O’Brien. The episode will air on October 6, 2009. Read the press release.
Metal Mind Productions is re-releasing PAST AND PRESENT – LIVE IN CONCERT on CD digipack on September 21, 2009. It is limtted to 2000 copies and will be released worldwide except for USA, Canada, South & Central America.
THIS IS THIRTEEN will be released in the USA on CD and vinyl on September 15, 2009 by VH1 Classic Records. As a bonus, the CD will contain the newly record “Thumb Hang” while the collectible double vinyl LP will contain re-recorded versions of Anvil classics “Metal on Metal” and “666″. Click here to for the press release (PDF format). The CD has also just been released in
Australia by Liberator Music on September 4, 2009 and contains ALL THREE bonus tracks.
The newly record “Thumb Hang” can be heard on ANVIL’s MySpace page.
ANVIL’s “Burning Bridges” can be heard in the movie, The Final Destination. The song is from THIS IS THIRTEEN.
ANVIL have recorded a cover of The Who‘s “Slip Kid” for FX‘s Sons Of Anarchy. The song features Franky Perez of Scars On Broadway on vocals. The song was heard in the first episode of season two. The song is also part of the “Sons Of Anarchy: North Country” soundtrack EP which is available from iTunes. They will also make a cameo in the second episode of season two which airs September 15, 2009 at 10:00PM.
The trade paperback book Anvil! The Story Of Anvil is now available. It can be ordered from Amazon. Note that the hardcover is still available and can be ordered from Amazon or directly from Transworld Publishers.
The regular paperback will be released October 27, 2009.
Check out the Anvil! The Story Of Anvil book site. You can even read the first 30 pages.
The Official ANVIL Web Store has added a hip pack to it’s catalogue.
ANVIL will be doing an instore performance and signing at Vintage Vinyl in
Fords, New Jersey, USA on September 27, 2009 at 2:00PM. A free screening of Anvil! The Story Of Anvil will also take place there on September 25, 2009 at 7:00PM.
Two ANVIL songs will be included on the soundtrack to the upcoming video game Br�tal Legend. The game is being released in October 2009 by
Electronic Arts for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and will include “March Of The Crabs” and “Tag Team” (both from METAL ON METAL) on the soundtrack.