ANVIL ( Canada ) Album Gallery & Record Collector Information

The Canadian Heavy Metal band "Anvil" started in 1973 as the band called "Gravestone". Around 1977 the name was disbanded and "Steve Kudlow" formed a band called "Lips" which was then renamed into "Anvil" in 1981.

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On the discography listing below you will find ANVIL ( Canada ) vinyl records released during the 1970s and 1980s. For each record you will have the record company's catalognr, album title, year and country of release. Complete information for each record can be viewed by selecting the corresponding links. Albums have been ordered in ascending alphabetical order of the album titles. This information can help you to identify which particular release of the album you own.

A brief history of the Anvil band is: Gravestone is a Canadian band formed by "Steve 'Lips' Kudlow" and "Rob Reiner" in 1973. Around 1978 this band was reforned into the "Lips" band. After the termination of the "Gravestone" band, "Steve 'Lips' Kudlow" formed the "Lips" band in 1978. The band changed it's name from "Lips" into "Anvil".

LIPS - (Real name: Steve Barry Kudlow), started his musical career in 1973 in the band "Gravestone", together with Rob Reiner (Drums). Around 1977 Gravestone was disbanded and Steve Kudlow with Rob Reiner, Dave Allison, Ian Dickson formed the LIPS band. After releasing their first album "LIPS - Hard 'n' Heavy", they changed the band-name into "Anvil" and released the same album with "Anvil" as bandname.

Label & Catalogno Band/Performers - Album Title Year Country

Anvil - Hard 'n' Heavy .(1981)

This album "Hard 'n' Heavy" has originally released with "LIPS" as the band-name. The "LIPS - Hard 'n' Heavy" is today (2018) a rare collector's item, with a value of around 120€ for NM/NM copy.


Attic Records / Viper RR 9776
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Anvil - Backwaxed 1985  
Attic Records MET 12002
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Anvil - Make it up to You 12" Maxi

1983 France
ATTIC Records LAT 1130
Anvil - Metal On Metal
Anvil - Metal On Metal 1982  
Roadrunner RR 9618 thumbnail of front cover Anvil - Strength Of Steel 1987 Holland