ANVIL Inducted Into Canadian INDIES HALL OF FAME; Video Available

Canadian metal veterans ANVIL were inducted into the "Hall of Fame" at the The Indies (Independent Music Awards), which was held this past Saturday, March 14 at the Royal York Hotel (Canadian Room) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The band performed at the event and was inducted by Canadian singer Bif Naked.

Fan-filmed video footage of the "Metal On Metal" performance and the induction can be viewed below.

The Indies celebrate the best in independent music. Nominees are selected by committees of industry professionals from all areas of the music scene and winners are decided by a combination of public and industry voting.

For more information on the 2009 Indie Awards, go to this location.

ANVIL members Steve "Lips" Kudlow (vocals, guitar) and Robb Reiner (drums) Lips and Robb, along with director Sacha Gervasi, will be on the second floor of the Apple Store in New York City on March 25 beginning at 7:00 p.m. to show clips from their acclaimed documentary, "Anvil! The Story of Anvil", and answer questions from fans. The free event will be hosted by XM's Boneyard host Eddie Trunk, who also has a long-running radio show, "Friday Night Rocks", on New York's Q104.3 FM.

Apple Store
103 Prince Street
New York City, NY 10012
(212) 226-3126

VH1 has acquired the exclusive rights for the critically acclaimed documentary "Anvil! The Story of Anvil". VH1 will handle the television and DVD release and distribute the film theatrically in association with Abramorama. The world television premiere on VH1 this summer and the subsequent DVD release of the film follow a network-wide, multi-platform promotional campaign supporting the theatrical film release April 10, 2009 in New York and Los Angeles followed by a national roll-out.

Timed to the release of the film in April, VH1 Classic will serve as the exclusive presenter for the band's U.S. tour. "VH1 Classic Presents: The Anvil Experience" will cover seven markets and upcoming dates, venues and ticket information will be available immediately on the film's website and At each tour stop, the film will be played immediately followed by a short performance by the band.

Tour dates:

April 06 - New York, NY - Blender Theater
April 12 - San Francisco, CA - Slim's
April 14 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
April 16 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium
April 17 - Philadelphia, PA - Trocadero
April 21 - Pontiac, MI - Crofoot Ballroom
April 22 - Chicago, IL - Metro


Posted in: News


To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@) with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).