In addition to the big stories we covered today, Wire-to-Wire provides you with some of the other key rock and metal news items from Aug. 29, 2017:

- Anvil have completed the recording of their next studio album, Pounding the Pavement. While an official release date has yet to be revealed, their Pledge Music campaign suggested an early 2018 street date. See the latest update from the band here.

- Alter Bridge have unleashed an unboxing video for the 4 LP vinyl edition of their Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities album ahead of its Sept. 8 street date. Watch here.

- The Bloody Beetroots + Jet collaboration on "My Name Is Thunder" is getting a boost in the film world. The track is being used to soundtrack the film trailer for Super Troopers 2. Watch the trailer here.

- Babylon A.D. have set a Nov. 10 street date for their next album Revelation Highway. Watch the band's video for "Crash and Burn" here and order the disc at this location.

- Ensiferum are giving fans a peek behind the curtain. Watch the band in the studio performing the song "Unettomaan Aikaan" here. The group's Two Paths album arrives Sept. 15.

- PUCK HCKY are expanding their hockey jersey apparel lines, teaming up with thrash legends Exodus and up-and-comers Gruesome for new jerseys. Check out the Exodus offerings here and Gruesome jerseys here.

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