Absolutely No Alternative

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Absolutely No Alternative
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Studio album by Anvil
Released August 19, 1997
Studio Quest Recording Studios, Oshawa, Canada
Genre Heavy metal, speed metal
Length 39:23
Label Hypnotic (Canada)
Massacre (Europe)
Producer Anvil
Anvil chronology
Plugged in Permanent
Absolutely No Alternative
Speed of Sound
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 7/10[2]
Rock Hard 9.0/10[3]

Absolutely No Alternative is the eighth studio album by Canadian heavy metal band Anvil, released in 1997.

It is the first release with Glenn "Five" Gyorffy on bass replacing Michael Duncan.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Steve "Lips" Kudlow; all music composed by Anvil.

No. Title Length
1. "Old School" 3:46
2. "Green Jesus" 3:50
3. "Show Me Your Tits" 2:52
4. "No One to Follow" 4:42
5. "Hair Pie" 3:09
6. "Rubber Neck" 3:11
7. "Piss Test" 4:10
8. "Red Light" 4:53
9. "Black or White" 3:33
10. "Hero by Death" 5:17
Japanese edition bonus tracks
No. Title Length
11. "March of the Crabs '97" 2:53
12. "Free as the Wind" (live) 5:49




  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Anvil - Absolutely No Alternative review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2017-01-02. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (August 1, 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 28. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9. 
  3. ^ Schäfer, Wolfgang (1997). "Review Album: Anvil - Absolutely No Alternative". Rock Hard (in German). No. 126. Retrieved 2017-01-31.