ANVIL - 20 Songs Written For New Record

January 20, 2010, 9 years ago

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None But My Own's Tom Trakas sat down with ANVIL frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner during the band's most recent stop in Chicago. Here are a few excerpts from the chat:

None But My Own: What would be one highlight from the last two years?

Reiner: "Playing Giants Stadium with AC/DC was a tremendous highlight.'

Lips: "Conan O’Brien…in ten minutes we were seen by more people than in 30 years!"

Reiner: "Five million people saw us in about three minutes; it was a big day for Anvil and a big day for metal."

None But My Own: That was a huge day for Metal!

Lips: "Yeah, the underground got a chance to come above ground."

None But My Own: Where is Anvil musically in 2010? This Is Thirteen is out, what’s next?

Lips: "Well we have about 20 songs written, we just need to find the time to record them! We’re touring from now until the end of September (smiling)."

None But My Own: An important part of the documentary was your working with Chris, will you be working with him again in the future?

Reiner: "Chris is definitely still on the table but at this very moment we just don’t know what’s going to happen. But the important thing is the music is written, I’d like to do it right now, I really would. I mean we wanted to record it last year but…"

Read the entire interview here.

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