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Anvil's Frontman Keeps on Rocking and Reelingnew

Anvil! The Story of Anvil, the film, sometimes characterized as a real-life This Is Spinal Tap, premiered at Sundance and served as the catalyst for rock's most unlikely comeback.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bill Forman  |  01-28-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Anvil Experience: Our Resident Metalhead Mano y Mano With 'Lips'new

The acclaimed rags-to-slightly-better-rags (but still not rich) documentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil brought a notoriety the Canadian band failed to achieve in 30 years. But chatting with us from his Toronto home, Steve "Lips" Kudlow made it clear that what you see is what you get.
Dig Boston  |  Dave Wedge  |  01-20-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Anvil!': Rock of Agesnew

This documentary celebrates the unknown legends of heavy metal.
Eugene Weekly  |  Jason Blair  |  07-16-2009  |  Reviews

The Demigods of Canadian Metalnew

Anvil! The Story of Anvil picks up two decades after Canadian metal group Anvil's career, and the band is right back where it started--in Toronto, playing the odd gig and working day jobs to get by.
Boise Weekly  |  Jeremiah Wierenga  |  06-11-2009  |  Reviews

The Year's Most Inspiring Movie Is About Two Aging Canadian Metal-Headsnew

It doesn't matter if you're not a metal fan. You feel immediate affection for Anvil, and you desperately wish for them to succeed.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Anders Wright  |  04-29-2009  |  Reviews

The Heroic Optimism of Anvilnew

It has been a long, strange trip for Anvil, but the trajectory has been smoothly downward. As Anvil! The Story of Anvil trails Anvil through an increasingly dire European tour, what distinguishes the film is Sacha Gervasi's palpable affection for her subjects, and her subjects' awareness of themselves.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  04-22-2009  |  Reviews

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