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ANVIL! THE STORY OF ANVIL
UK: The Works UK Distribution
Cast: Steve 'Lips' Kudlow, Robb Reiner, Glenn Gyorffy, Kevin Goocher, Chris Tsangarides
Director: Sacha Gervasi
UK: 80 mins
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong language
USA Release Date: 10 April 2009 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 20 February 2009 (Limited Release)
Starring the original, founding band members, Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner, the film chronicles one of heavy metal's most influential bands, the Canadian group, ANVIL. Created by these two as 14 year-old teenagers and despite achieving phenomenal success, ANVIL dropped off the edge into obscurity from their early 1980's mega fame status.
Twenty-six years later, Sacha Gervasi, a former roadie for the band at just 16, directs ANVIL! THE STORY OF ANVIL and uncovers what became of ANVIL after the international release of their globally successful and influential album release in 1982 of 'Metal on Metal'.