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ANVIL To Attend 'True Story' Premiere At Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will attend the premiere of "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival on February 19 in Cineworld. The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival is Ireland's premiere feature-film festival and takes place in Dublin over the course of eleven movie-filled days and nights in February. Each year ...

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The End is not Near Enough - DEATHCRAWL

A few years back it seemed like every time I turned around I was getting killer sludge/doom releases from the fertile Northeast Ohio scene. Releases from FISTULA, RUE, and tons of others on labels like Retribute and Corley Music (superman Corey Bing's label) were constantly filling my mailbox. Then things got quiet for a while. ...

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'Old Bridge Militia' Member Passes Away After Surviving Fire

Jethro Hirsch, a member of the legendary "Old Bridge Militia," passed away Monday afternoon, January 19, after surviving a devastating fire on December 29 that completely destroyed his apartment and left him in critical condition. According to reports, he had fallen asleep with a lit cigarette, and was rescued with second- and third-degree burns over ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Pens Poem For BOXING INSIDER

DOWN/ex-PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo has posted his new poem, "The Retired Journeyman", on the Boxing Insider web site. Click here to check it out. Footage of Anselmo facing the unique challenge of training a boxer known as The Anvil for a November 2007 episode of MTV2's "Headbangers Ball" can be viewed below. A ...

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ANVIL CHORUS: Still 'In Mixing Mode'

After three successful San Francisco reunion shows, influential '80s progressive NWOSFHM (New Wave of San Francisco Heavy Metal) band ANVIL CHORUS is mixing 12 songs for a tentative early 2009 release. The tracks are all re-recorded, new versions of the popular cassette demo songs that have been widely traded in the worldwide metal underground for ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: Four Brand New Songs Posted Online

The brand new studio album from the the Polish female-fronted heavy metal squad CRYSTAL VIPER, titled "Metal Nation", will be released on February 1 through Karthago Records (CD version) and High Roller Records (limited vinyl version). The CD was recorded at the brand new MP Studio in Poland with engineer Mariusz Pietka and producer Bart ...

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ANVIL: 'True Story Of Anvil' U.K. Trailer Available

The U.K. trailer for "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" — a mockumentary-like true account of fiftysomething Canadian heavy-metal practitioners Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner who, after a desultory European tour with their band ANVIL, decide to record a 13th album in a final attempt to fulfill their boyhead dreams of stardom — can be ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: New Album Track Listing, Artwork Revealed

The brand new studio album from the the Polish female-fronted heavy metal squad CRYSTAL VIPER, titled "Metal Nation", will be released on February 1 through Karthago Records (CD version) and High Roller Records (limited vinyl version). The CD was recorded at the brand new MP Studio in Poland with engineer Mariusz Pietka and producer Bart ...

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ANVIL: 'The Story of Anvil' Book Due In March

According to Amazon.com, Bantam Press has set a March 12, 2009 release date for the book version of "Anvil! The Story of Anvil", a mockumentary-like true account of fiftysomething Canadian heavy-metal practitioners Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner who, after a desultory European tour with their band ANVIL, decide to record a 13th album in ...

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ANVIL: New Audio Interview Available

Abort magazine's E.S. Day conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner of the Canadian metal legends ANVIL earlier this month when the band was in Vancouver, British Columbia to promote its film "Anvil! The Story of Anvil". Listen to the 18-minute chat at this location. "Anvil! The Story ...

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Producer ROSS ROBINSON's I AM: WOLFPACK Label 'Throws In The Towel'

According to former LIMP BIZKIT and current MARILYN MANSON guitarist Wes Borland, producer Ross Robinson's (KORN, SLIPKNOT, SEPULTURA, SOULFLY, LIMP BIZKIT) label I Am: Wolfpack has "thrown in the towel" after releasing two albums from Borland's BLACK LIGHT BURNS project — 2007's "Cruel Melody" and this year's "Cover Your Heart And The Anvil Pants Odyssey", ...

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ANVIL Schedules Vancouver Date

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will perform at Pat's Pub in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on November 14. "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" — a mockumentary-like true account of fiftysomething Canadian heavy-metal practitioners Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner who, after a desultory European tour with their band ANVIL, decide to record a 13th album in ...

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ANVIL Documentary Honored At CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

"Anvil! The Story of Anvil" — a mockumentary-like true account of fiftysomething Canadian heavy-metal practitioners Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner who, after a desultory European tour with their band ANVIL, decide to record a 13th album in a final attempt to fulfill their boyhead dreams of stardom —has won another award: the Silver Hugo ...

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ANTHRAX To Enter Studio Next Month

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante has issued the following update: "We have 13 brand new ANTHRAX songs, we have four (maybe five) b-sides. The b-sides will be 'Brain Of J' (PEARL JAM), 'Big Eyes' (CHEAP TRICK), 'New Noise' (THE REFUSED), 'Running Down A Dream' (TOM PETTY) and maybe an ANVIL cover — 'Jackhammer'?? Or maybe an ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's RockHard Helmet - Born To Lose, Live To Win

MOTÖRHEAD, a band that lives according to its own rules and which has never sacrificed anything, has joined forces with O'Neal USA, one of the leading manufacturers of motorcycle and BMX accessories, to produce a limited-edition MOTÖRHEAD helmet that features the band's iconic "Motörhead - England" artwork. The helmets will be released under the RockHard ...

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'Anvil! The Story of Anvil' Book Due In The Spring

As the film world is being rocked to the core by a pair of unlikely musical heroes, Transworld Publishers is delighted to announce the acquisition of world rights for a film tie-in to "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" to be published in spring 2009 to coincide with the release of the film, which is already ...

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ANVIL CHORUS Announces Lineup Changes

After three successful San Francisco reunion shows, influential '80s progressive NWOSFHM (New Wave of San Francisco Heavy Metal) band ANVIL CHORUS has wrapped up mixing 12 songs for a tentative early 2009 release. The tracks are all re-recorded, new versions of the popular cassette demo songs that have been widely traded in the worldwide metal ...

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Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal - VARIOUS

There has been such a massive amount written about "Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal" — and the critical reaction has pretty much been raving across the board – that it almost seems anti-climatic to talk about the recent DVD release. On the other hand, the scores of folks who didn't have the pleasure ...

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