Plugged in Permanent

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Plugged in Permanent
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Studio album by Anvil
Released November 21, 1996
Studio Hypnotic Studio, Toronto, Canada
Genre Heavy metal, speed metal, power metal
Length 45:58
Label Hypnotic (Canada)
Metal Blade (US)
Massacre (Europe)
Producer Anvil
Anvil chronology
Worth the Weight
Plugged in Permanent
Absolutely No Alternative
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 8/10[2]
Rock Hard 9.0/10[3]

Plugged in Permanent is the seventh studio album by Canadian heavy metal band Anvil, released in 1996. The new official bass player was Glenn Gyorffy but studio bass tracks are credited to Mike Duncan, in his first and only release replacing Ian Dickson.

The title is a parody of the MTV Unplugged series of albums/performances. It is the band's first release on Massacre Records.

It is the first release with Ivan Hurd on guitar replacing Sebastian Marino.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Steve "Lips" Kudlow; all music composed by Kudlow and Robb Reiner.

No. Title Length
1. "Racial Hostility" 5:56
2. "Doctor Kevorkian" 3:46
3. "Smokin' Green" 4:56
4. "Destined for Doom" 5:17
5. "Killer Hill" 3:27
6. "Face Pull" 2:54
7. "I'm Trying to Sleep" 3:10
8. "Five Knuckle Shuffle" 3:26
9. "Truth or Consequence" 6:19
10. "Guilty" 6:47
Japanese edition bonus track
No. Title Length
8. "Stolen" 4:39




  1. ^ Anderson, Jason. "Anvil - Plugged in Permanent". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2017-01-01. 
  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 (1996). "Review Album: Anvil - Plugged in Permanent". Rock Hard (in German). No. 109. Retrieved 2017-01-30.