Wanna Meet ANVIL in Toronto tonight?

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I don’t usually post these kinda things, but since I do dig our underground Ontario metal heroes Anvil and fully support them during their return to mainstream noteriety I thought I’d share this:

October 28th with Anvil at The Hard Rock Café in Toronto

TORONTO – This Wednesday Live Nation gives fans ultimate access Anvil. For one day fans will be given the chance to meet the band and buy a ticket to their upcoming concert with no service fees.

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 28th from 5-7pm

WHAT:  “Ultimate Access Wednesday”

–  Come down to hang out with Anvil

–  Purchase a $20 ticket to their upcoming concert on January 8th at The Phoenix Concert Theatre with no service fee.

WHERE: Hard Rock Cafe Toronto, 279 Yonge St. at Yonge and Dundas Square

Toronto’s Anvil was one of the first North American bands to push the sound and style of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal one step further. Clearly indebted to the likes of Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, and many others from across the Atlantic, Anvil nonetheless played louder, faster, and heavier than their heroes, in the process laying the groundwork for the thrash movement that took over heavy metal’s underground in the ’80s.

The band’s history has been documented in the film Anvil! The Story of Anvil released this week. The film has received high praise which has put Anvil back into the public consciousness, propelling them to playing several festivals including the Download Festival in 2009 at which they headlined the Tuborg stage. Rolling Stone called the movie “the year’s most praised rock doc.”

Don’t miss Anvil when they perform on January 8th at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto. Regular priced tickets are on sale now for $25 (including GST, plus service fees) at www.livenation.com and all Ticketmaster Outlets. This show is 19+, general admission.

Sean Palmerston

Sean is the founder/publisher of Hellbound.ca; he has also written about metal for Exclaim!, Metal Maniacs, Roadburn, Unrestrained! and Vice.

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