UPDATE! OUR SWEEPSTAKES IS OVER. THANKS TO ALL THE PARTICIPANTS!
For a long time now, metal mavens and thudmeisters have known that Anvil is one of their music’s best kept secrets. But since the arrival of Anvil! The Story of Anvil, lots of “regular” music fans have also discovered the power of the veteran Canadian rockers. The acclaimed documentary captures the group’s relentless spirit. Nope, the guys in Anvil have never been superstars. But they have carried on in the face of adversity. Turns out some dudes just love to rock. Guess that’s why Rolling Stone says the movie is a “tear-inducing testament to human perseverance.” WATCH CLIPS
The film has garnered all its accolades while being shown in limited release – an even bigger success story. Today, May 15, it opens to a much wider audience (see the list of cities and theaters after the jump), and we’re celebrating with a sweet little sweepstakes.
The guys in Anvil, including founders Steve “Lips” Kudlow and Robb Reiner, will have brunch with the winner and three friends in the winner’s hometown. That’s right, quite soon you just might be enjoying a heavy metal omelette with one of rock’s most ear-shattering bands. The brunch date also includes a car service pick-up and drop-off for the winner and his/her friends. Winner and guests must be 21 or over.
Winners will be chosen in a random drawing, but to enter you must comment on the movie. Watch the trailer above and tell us why you’d like to see this film.
Respond in the “comments” field below, and cross your fingers. You may soon be enjoying brunch with Anvil. Contest ends on June 5. Enter right now.
SEE THE LIST OF CITIES AND THEATERS AFTER THE JUMP
AS OF MAY 15, Anvil! The Story of Anvil WILL BE PLAYING IN THE FOLLOWING THEATERS
The Landmark, LA
Fairfax 3, LA
Kendall, Cambridge, MA
Lumiere, SF, CA
Shattuck, Berkeley, CA
Aquarius, Palo Alto, CA
Ritz Bourse, Philadelphia, PA
Anthony Wayne, Wayne, PA
Main Art, Detroit, MI
Hollywood Twin, Portland, OR
Edina Minneapolis, MN
Gateway, Columbus, OH
Savoy, Montpelier, VT
Clearview’s 1st & 62nd, NYC
Clairidge, Montclair, NJ
Cinema 100, White Plains, NY
Bronxville, Bronxville, N Y
Roslyn Cinemas, Roslyn, NY
Washington Township Cinema, Washington Township, NJ
Millburn Cinema 4, Millburn, NJ
Cinemart, Forest Hills, NY
Brooklyn Heights Cinema, Brooklyn, NY
Upstate Films, Rhinebeck, NY
E Street, Washington, DC
Pipers Alley, Chicago, IL
Barrnington 30, S. Barrington, IL
Cantera, Warrensville, IL
Vinegar Hill, Charlottesville, VA
Lark Theater, Larkspur, CA
Anvil are seizing the moment, and heading into the studio later this year to record their 14th album, Juggernaut of Justice. They recently cut a song for Sons of Anarchy on the Fox network. They’ll be appearing in the show as well.