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Bands Lose Equipment In Truck Crash

The 18-wheeler lorry carrying more than $1 million (£689,330)-worth of the bands' equipment overturned on a motorway near Mathis, Texas over the weekend (06-07Feb16) following a joint gig in the city. The...

Randy Blythe Writing Sci-fi Novel

The Lamb of God frontman released his memoir, Dark Days, last year (15), and now he has set his sights on publishing a new book, this time a fiction story. "It's set...

Anthrax & Slayer Refused To Cut Short European Tour Following Paris Terror Attacks

While many acts scrapped gigs in Europe following the slayings at an Eagles of Death Metal concert, Ian and Slayer leader Kerry King chose to play on. "Of course my initial thought...

Lamb Of God Line Up 2016 Tour Dates With Anthrax

The bands will hit the road in January (16) to kick off the trek in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Two further support acts will be announced in due course. Lamb Of God, who...

Charlie Benante Updates Fans On Anthrax Tour Absence

The rocker has been forced to sit out a number of gigs since 2013 as a result of the nerve issue, with Jon Dette stepping in as his replacement. Dette sat in...

Ex-anthrax Star Dan Spitz Gets Engaged A Year After Domestic Violence Drama

The rocker asked his girlfriend Beth Thom to be his wife over the weekend (18-19Jul15) and she took to Instagram to post a photo of her new engagement ring. Spitz and his...

Anthrax Produce Limited Edition Knob Creek Bourbon

The Devil You Know is the group's latest venture in the liquor market after the success of last year's (14) Indians bourbon, and guitarist Scott Ian insists he and his bandmates are very...

Anthrax Pay Tribute To Late Tour Manager

Aaron Dilks passed away on Sunday (07Jun15) and his loss has sent a shockwave through the music industry. No further details about his death had been released as WENN went to press....

Charlie Benante To Sit Out Beginning Of Anthrax Tour

Benante, who is battling carpal tunnel syndrome, will temporarily be replaced by former Slayer and Testament star Jon Dette. Announcing the news in a statement on Thursday (23Apr15), the drummer writes: "This...

Snoop Dogg And Anthrax Featured On Game Of Thrones Mixtape

Hip-hop star Snoop Dogg and metal band Anthrax are featured on an upcoming Game Of Thrones mixtape, with tracks inspired by the new season of the popular fantasy drama.Catch the Throne: The Mixtape, Vol. 2...

Meat Loaf's Daughter And Partner Scott Ian Form Supergroup

Meat Loaf's rocker daughter Pearl Aday and her partner, Anthrax star Scott Ian, have formed a new supergroup with members of The Cult and Armored Saint.Ian debuted Motor Sister at the couple's home as part...

Anthrax To Appear On Game Of Thrones Soundtrack

Thrash metal group Anthrax will feature on a forthcoming Game Of Thrones mixtape to accompany the fifth season of the show.The band's frontman Scott Ian credited their inclusion on the Catch The Throne album to...

Scott Ian To Play Zombie In The Walking Dead

Anthrax rocker Scott Ian will appear as a zombie in The Walking Dead.The guitarist says it is a dream come true to star as a "walker", the name given to the living dead, in the...

Scott Ian: 'Metallica Almost Fired Drummer Ulrich'

Metallica came close to firing drummer Lars Ulrich 30 years ago, according to Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian.The rocker has confirmed the story many rock fans believed was just a myth in his new autobiography, I'm...

Gaga And Judas Priest To Collaborate?

Lady Gaga and Judas Priest could collaborate.The 'Applause' hitmaker has been discussing working with the veteran metal band on a new single and the band's singer Rob Halford seems keen on working together in the...

Former Guitarist Rejoins Anthrax For Denmark Show

Former Anthrax star Rob Caggiano rejoined the rockers onstage at the Copenhell festival in Denmark on Wednesday (11Jun14).The current Volbeat guitarist performed Antisocial with his former bandmates in Copehagen almost 18 months after announcing his...

Megadeth & Anthrax Join Motorhead For Rock Festival At Sea

Megadeth and Anthrax have joined Motorhead's heavy rock cruise.Motorboat will set sail to Key West, Florida and Cozumel, Mexico from Miami in September (14). Dubbed "the loudest boat in the world", the cruise will...

Scott Ian: 'Fans Who Record Shows Are Pathetic'

Anthrax rocker Scott Ian has condemned fans who tape live music shows on cell phones as "pathetic" and "idiotic".The guitarist feels strongly about the dangers of Internet piracy and another of his main concerns is...

Scott Ian In Agony After Spoken Word Shows

Anthrax rocker Scott Ian has been left in agony during his spoken word tour as he finds the shows more gruelling than his performances with the heavy metal band.The guitarist has been touring the U.K....

Heavy Metal Stars Pay Tribute To Ronnie James Dio On New Album

Motorhead, Anthrax and Metallica are among the heavy metal heavyweights paying tribute to late rock icon Ronnie James Dio on a new album.The three acts have joined the likes of Killswitch Engage, Scorpions and Tenacious...

Anthrax Guitarist Dan Spitz Arrested

Former Anthrax guitarist Dan Spitz was arrested on Christmas morning (25Dec13) following an alleged bust-up at his home.The rocker was detained by police at his property in Lake Worth, Florida after an argument with his...

Scott Ian Writing Memoirs

Anthrax star Scott Ian is to lift the lid on his rock 'n' roll life in a new autobiography.The heavy metal guitarist is to recount his rise to fame and time in the spotlight in...

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies

Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman has died aged 49.The heavy metal rocker succumbed to liver failure in a Californian hospital on Thursday (02.05.13), two years after contracting a rare skin disease, leaving his bandmates ''devastated''.Jeff -...

Penn Badgley Praised For Live Vocals In Jeff Buckley Biopic

Anthrax rocker Frank Bello has heaped praise on actor Penn Badgley for agreeing to sing live for his role as Jeff Buckley in a new biopic about the late star.Badgley plays the tragic musician in...

Scott Ian Hit By Food Poisoning

Anthrax rocker Scott Ian was forced to skip two of the band's shows over the weekend (12-14Apr13) as he battled a bad bout of food poisoning.The guitarist fell ill shortly before the group was due...

Dan Spitz Struggling With Life As Dad To Two Autistic Kids

Former Anthrax star Dan Spitz is struggling to cope raising two autistic children, insisting he feels like a prisoner in his own house because it's a challenge to go anywhere with the kids.The musician, who...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Clive Burr

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian and Machine Head's Dave Mcclain are among the stars who have paid tribute to Clive Burr following his death on Tuesday (12Mar13).Iron Maiden's former drummer passed...

Indian Music Festival Cancelled

A music festival in India featuring Limp Bizkit, Kt Tunstall and Anthrax has been cancelled due to heavy rain.The Fly Music Festival was due to take place at two sites in Delhi and Bangalore on...

Lynyrd Skynyrd Crown Classic Rock Roll Of Honour

Lynyrd Skynyrd brought the Classic Rock Roll of Honour to a close last night (13.11.12) with a scintillating set. The Southern US rockers - anchored by Johnny Van Zant, Gary Rossington and Rickey Medlocke -...

Pictures: Anthrax Storm Manchester Ahead Of Headliners Motorhead

Crotch shot! Anthrax go balls out in Manchester, EnglandTwo years since Joey Belladonna came back into the fold and the Anthrax machine is now comfortably back firing on all cylinders. The New York city heavy...

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