Glenn Five Exits Canadian Cult Metal Band Anvil Over Creative Differences

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed the bass player is leaving the rock outfit after 16 years and a late-career resurgence due to Sacha Gervasi’s 2008 hit indie doc “Anvil: The Story of Anvil.

Despite late-blooming fame, Canadian heavy metal band Anvil has lost bass player Glenn Five over creative differences.

‘Anvil: The Story of Anvil,’ the story of the season’s most unlikely contender’Anvil!’ wins IDA documentary awardSteve ‘Lips’ Kudlow and Robb Reiner launched Anvil in 1973, enjoyed 1980s success, before Five, AKA Glenn Gyorffy, joined up in 1996 when Anvil had settled back into near obscurity.

But the Canadian band was restored to cult fame when Sacha Gervasi, a one-time Anvil fan-roadie who wrote the script for Steven Spielberg’s The Terminal, made the 2008 award-winning documentary Anvil: The Story of Anvil.

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