As much as the tour is billed as the 40th anniversary of New York thrashers Anthrax -as guitarist Scott Ian points out from the stage, technically, it is their 41st - and once more we can ‘thank’ the pandemic for the delay to the party. Whilst every band birthday is a celebration, this one is..
Anthrax 2022 - (L-R) Charlie Benante, Joey Belladonna, Scott Ian, John Donais & Frank Bello. (Photo by Travis Shinn) It is quite remarkable that four decades in and thrash still remains such an force within the ever expanding boundaries of metal. The hey day of the 1980s may be a distant memory and thrash did..
Photo: Ignacio Galvez ANTHRAX has released The Devil You Know live, the second "early taste" single/music video from the band's 40th anniversary livestream concert, XL. The release will be available in the UK/Europe digitally on July 15th (Nuclear Blast), followed by a Blu-Ray release (inc. 2CD + 1Blu-Ray) on July 22nd. It will be available in North America on Blu-Ray/CD/Digital on..
July 18th 2021 marked the 40th anniversary of thrash metal pioneers Anthrax. The celebration began in May of last year and culminated on that July 16th/17th with a global livestream event, shot at the Los Angeles soundstage/studio The Den. For two-plus hours, Anthrax performed an extensive set of hits and deep cuts pulled from their vast catalogue. Today, Anthrax announces that..
Still celebrating their 40-year tenure as one of music's premier thrash metal bands, Anthrax announces their first European/UK tour since the summer of 2019. Kicking off on September 27th 2022 in Birmingham, UK, the band will play 28 dates in 16 countries, wrapping up in Zurich, Switzerland on November 5th. Crossover thrash band Municipal Waste will support on all dates. "It sure has been..
The countdown to July 18th, the 40th anniversary of thrash/metal legends Anthrax is well underway and heading towards the big finale. A special worldwide livestream event, presented by Danny Wimmer Presents and originating from Los Angeles, will kick off in the UK on Saturday July 17th starting at Midnight BST. (Check out the trailer HERE.) Livestream event tickets and special 40th anniversary ticket..
One of The Big Four turns the big 4-0 this year, and are celebrating with a number of special activities and events to honour the landmark anniversary. Formed by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker in Queens, NY on July 18th 1981, Anthrax were one of the first thrash metal bands to emerge from the East Coast and quickly became regarded as a leader in the..
Following the disappointment of having to postpone the 2020 event, Steelhouse Festival have come back in the best possible way... by announcing a huge headline act for the 2021 edition. So, without further ado: Steelhouse is delighted to announce that the mighty Anthrax will 'Bring The Noise' to the top of the mountain, headlining on Saturday 24 July. Tickets are on sale..
It feels like 30 years has just slipped by and while some albums suffer for the passage of time, others are unaffected, still stirring the same emotions that they did back in the day. In saying all of that, it feels strange to reflect on time when it comes to the anniversary of a pivotal..