On September 24, Steamhammer
will re-release three albums from the legendary Canadian metal band ANVIL
, all featuring new booklets containing new liner notes from guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow
and drummer Robb Reiner
plus new photos. "Back To Basics"
(2004) and "Still Going Strong"
(2002) will be available again as a high-class "2 in 1" double digipak CD, while 2007's "This Is Thirteen"
opus will be re-released as a digipak CD, as well as a double gatefold LP, both with an exclusive bonus track. "Back To Basics / Still Going Strong"
CD1 - Back To Basics
01. Fuel For The Fire
02. Keep It Up
03. Song Of Pain
04. You Get What You Pay For
05. The Chainsaw
06. Can't Catch Me
07. Go Away
08. Bottom Feeder
09. Cruel World
10. Fast Driver
CD2 - Still Going Strong
01. Race Against Time
02. In Hell
03. Holy Wood
04. Still Going Strong
05. Don't Ask Me
07. White Rhino
08. What I'm About
10. Defiant"This Is Thirteen"
01. This Is Thirteen
02. Bombs Away
03. Burning Bridges
04. Ready To Fight
05. Flying Blind
06. Room #9
07. Axe To Grind
08. Feed The Greed
09. Big Business
10. Should'A Would'A Could'A
12. Game Over
13. American Refugee
14. Thumb Hang
's latest album, "Juggernaut Of Justice"
, was released in Europe on June 20, 2011 (three days earlier in Germany) via SPV
. The effort was made available as a limited-edition digipak (including two bonus tracks), double gatefold LP in blue vinyl, standard version and a digital download.
In an interview with MusicFrenzy.net
stated about the departure of the band's longtime bassist Glenn Gyorffy
(a.k.a. Glenn Five
) and the addition of Sal Italiano
, "It's so much more a relaxed, comfortable feeling on the stage. Sal
steps back for me to do the front thing rather than trying to compete with it, or be a distraction to it. It's comfortable — it makes it very comfortable when everybody realizes what it all is and there's no bad vibes, which is… I mean, vibes between the members is everything and the ill feelings that we had around us are gone."Italiano
is a member of the Long Island, New York IRON MAIDEN
tribute band LIVE AFTER DEATH
and original progressive metal act THE NIGHTMARE STAGE
, as well as a former member of the acclaimed '80s heavy metal group CITIES
in 1996 and has appeared on seven of the band's albums, including "This Is Thirteen"
and the group's latest release, "Juggernaut Of Justice"
, on which he wrote and sang the song "This Ride"