ANVIL: U.S. Dates Announced

Canadian heavy metal legends ANVIL have scheduled the following U.S. tour dates:

Oct. 19 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
Oct. 20 - Pittsburgh, PA - Altar Bar
Oct. 21 - Akron, OH - Ripper Owens Tap House
Oct. 22 - Westland, MI - Token Lounge
Oct. 23 - South Bend, IN - Club Landing
Oct. 25 - Denver, CO - Casselman's Bar
Oct. 27 - San Francisco, CA - Red Devil Lounge
Oct. 28 - Redondo Beach, CA - Brixton South Bay
Oct. 29 - Tempe, AZ - Club Red
Oct. 30 - San Juan Capistrano, CA - Coach house
Oct. 31 - Las Vegas, NV - Cheyenne Saloon
Nov. 02 - Oklahoma City, OK - Samaurai's
Nov. 04 - Darien, IL - Q Sports
Nov. 05 - Cleveland, OH- West Side Masonic Temple
Nov. 06 - Rochester, NY - Montage Music Hall
Nov. 07 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom

The End Records will celebrate ANVIL's career with "Monument Of Metal: The Very Best Of Anvil", a 19-track career retrospective that will earn "must-own" and "must-hear" status for fans both fans new and old.

Due on September 27, this set collects choice cuts from ANVIL's career and the track listing was hand-selected by the members of ANVIL and spans their three-decade career. It is designed to show you why the aforementioned likes of GUNS 'N ROSES, METALLICA, MOTRHEAD, ANTHRAX, SLAYER and more have praised ANVIL as pioneers and way pavers in the heavy metal world. It's a retrospective spanning the band's entire iconic career and a comprehensive heavy metal history lesson captured on record.

ANVIL's latest album, "Juggernaut Of Justice" was released in Europe on June 20 (three days earlier in Germany) via SPV/Steamhammer. 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.

"Juggernaut Of Justice" sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 12 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.

(Thanks: NJthrasher)

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