Video footage of Canadian heavy metal legends ANVIL talking about the writing process for, and performing, the title track of their new album, “Juggernaut Of Justice””, for the visitors of the Guardian.co.uk”web site can be viewed below.
“Juggernaut Of Justice” was released in Europe on June 20 (three days earlier in Germany) via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort was made available as a limited-edition digipak (including two bonus tracks), double gatefold LP in blue vinyl, standard version and a digital download.
“Juggernaut Of Justice” sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 12 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
ANVIL‘s previous album, “This is Thirteen”, opened with 1,400 units to enter the Top New Artist Albums chart at No. 19.
“Juggernaut Of Justice” was released on May 10 via The End Records. The CD was recorded at Dave Grohl‘s (NIRVANA, FOO FIGHTERS) Studio 606 in Northridge, California with famed producer Bob Marlette (BLACK SABBATH, AIRBOURNE, FILTER, ATREYU, ALICE COOPER). A special-edition two-song single featuring the tracks “Juggernaut Of Justice” and “FukenEh!” was made available on April 19 at select indie retail stores.
The iTunes version of “Juggernaut Of Justice” contains a bonus track, “What I Want To Be”.