Anvil Still Rocks! UTOPIA is releasing a newly restored version of Anvil! The Story of Anvil, filmmaker Sacha Gervasi’s energetic 2009 documentary telling the intriguing tale of Toronto-based musicians Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow and Robb Reiner. They’re two engagingly humorous guys who’ve been best friends since childhood and have played together in Anvil, the heavy metal band, since they were in their teens.
Their debut album Metal On Metal took the music world by storm, and Anvil was credited with setting the trend that boosted other metal bands–Anthrax, Metallica and Slayer–onto the charts, while poor management decisions pushed Kudlow and Reiner into the background. This is their revival.
After years in obscurity, Kudlow annd Reiner again step into the spotlight in Anvil! The Story of Anvil, which chronicles the highs and lows of their long career and follpws them on a coincidental road tour, The Anvil Experience, that played in cities across the US in April 2009.
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