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Anvil prepare to release ‘Pounding The Pavement’

Posted by longhairedpoet on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 5:01 PM (PST)

Canadian heavy metallers Anvil are preparing to release their 17th studio album Pounding The Pavement on January 19 via SPV/Steamhammer.

Anvil will be heading out on tour through Europe in support of the album starting in February.

Pounding The Pavement was produced at the Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn in the northwest of Germany, where Anvil found not only the necessary peace and seclusion to concentrate on their recordings, but also met in studio owner Jörg Uken the ideal producer for their ambitioned work. Talking of which: the programmatic album title Pounding The Pavement is a synonym for the consistently serious challenge of ensuring Anvil’s financial survival. Steve Kudlow (guitars/vocals): “I feel nothing could describe the way we’ve been working for the past forty years better than Pounding The Pavement: Anvil have tried for four decades to earn enough money to survive and continue to make music.”

In view of their impressive new album which brims over with inspiration, Anvil can look into the future with optimism, knowing that they have succeeded – as expressed in their song ´Doing What I Want` – in not having to pander to anyone’s taste artistically: “Despite all adversities that the life of a musician entails, we still find ourselves in a very privileged position. We can basically do what we want to do. Nobody interferes, nobody tries to steer us in one direction or the other. Which other artists can say that of themselves? Even the biggest bands in the world envy us and tell us: ‘You damn bastards have always been able to do what you want.’ And that’s precisely what we’ve done again on Pounding The Pavement.”

Check out info about the album and Anvil tour dates here.

ANVIL Live 2018:

01.02.NL-Leiden – Gebr. De Nobel
02.02.NL-Venlo – Poppodium Grenswerk
03.02.NL-Hengelo – Metropool
04.02.NL-Tilburg – Little Devil
06.02.GB-London – Underworld
07.02.GB-Stoke – Eleven Music
08.02.GB-Newcastle – Trillians
09.02.GB-Grimsby – Yardbirds
10.02.GB-Glasgow – Cathouse
11.02.GB-Wigan – Pure
13.02.GB-Belfast – The Limelight
14.02.IE-Dublin – The Academy
16.02.GB-Buckley – Tivoli
17.02.GB-Bridgend – Hobos
18.02.GB-Brighton – Green Door Store
20.02.GB-Bilston – Robin 2
21.02.GB-York – Fibbers
22.02.GB-Evesham – Iron Road
23.02.GB-Weston – The Bear
24.02.B-Kortrijk – De Kreun
25.02.F-Paris – Le Trabendo
27.02.F-Colmar – Le Grillen
01.03.E-Irun – Sala Tunk
02.03.E-Madrid – MON
03.03.E-Valencia – Paberse Club
04.03.E-Barcelona – Sala Boveda
10.03.I-Florence – Circus
11.03.I-Brescia – Circolo Colony
13.03.CH-Solothurn – Kofmehl
14.03.D-Munich – Backstage
15.03.D-Essen – Turock
16.03.D-Mannheim – 7er Club
17.03.D-Münster – Sputnikhalle
18.03.D-Berlin – Musik & Frieden
20.03.D-Flensburg – Roxy
22.03.SE-Gothenburg – Sticky Fingers
23.03.SE-Finspang – Hugo
24.03.SE-Uppsala – Katalin
25.03.SE-Stockholm – Fryshuset Klubben
28.03.NO-Oslo – Olsen Pa Bryn
29.03.NO-Haugesund – Flytten
30.03.NO-Hamar – Gregers
31.03.NO-Odal – Odal Rock Club
04.04.D-Frankfurt – Nachtleben
05.04.D-Hamburg – Markthalle
06.04.D-Siegburg – Kubana

Tracklisting:

CD Digi
1. Bitch In The Box 4:29
2. Ego 2:57
3. Doing What I Want 3:17
4. Smash Your Face 4:20
5. Pounding The Pavement 3:05
6. Rock That Shit 3:21
7. Let It Go 3:00
8. Nanook Of The North 5:57
9. Black Smoke 3:26
10. World Of Tomorrow 4:37
11. Warming Up 3:03
12. Don´t Tell Me 3:51 (bonus track)

2 LP Gatefold Version
Side 1
1. Bitch In The Box 4:29
2. Ego 2:57
3. Doing What I Want 3:17
Side 2
1. Smash Your Face 4:20
2. Pounding The Pavement 3:05
3. Rock That Shit 3:21
Side 3
1. Let It Go 3:00
2. Nanook Of The North 5:57
3. Black Smoke 3:26
Side 4
1. World Of Tomorrow 4:37
2. Warming Up 3:03
3. Don´t Tell Me 3:51 (bonus track)

Digital Version
1. Bitch In The Box 4:29
2. Ego 2:57
3. Doing What I Want 3:17
4. Smash Your Face 4:20
5. Pounding The Pavement 3:05
6. Rock That Shit 3:21
7. Let It Go 3:00
8. Nanook Of The North 5:57
9. Black Smoke 3:26
10. World Of Tomorrow 4:37
11. Warming Up 3:03
12. Don´t Tell Me 3:51 (bonus track)

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