Never heard of Anvil? Well, now is your chance to learn more about a Heavy Metal icon of sorts. The buzz is percolating over a new document about the Canadian Heavy Metal which inspires such popular acts like Guns N’ Roses and Metallica. You wouldn’t expect a heavy metal act with a documentary, of all things, to get some much attention, but it has. In fact, Anvil really hit mainstream conversations by receiving attention on NPR earlier today. You can hear the segment below:
After doing a search on Twitter, here is a sampling of some recent Twitter search results using terms “Anvil” and “story”:
And to think that all VH1 did was send a few copies to some popular musicians on Twitter. Pretty cool how this is evolving. Stay tuned, I am sure the story about Anvil and Twitter is far from over. Of course, now I have to go see the movie. Some videos are available on the NPR site so check them out.
Initially, I was planning on finishing my CSO post I started yesterday, but this was just too good to pass up.