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Sick Ian Misses Anthrax Show

27th January 2012

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian was forced to miss the band's show in Missouri on Thursday night (26Jan12) after he was taken ill.The rocker, who is married to Meat Loaf's daughter Pearl, fell sick shortly before...

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Soundgarden Added To Download 2012 Line Up

17th January 2012

Soundgarden have been added to the Download 2012 line up. The grunge rockers - who reunited last year following a 14-year hiatus - will perform in the UK for the first time since 1996, and...

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Wave Of Support For Tony Iommi Following Cancer Diagnosis

10th January 2012

The sad news this week that Tony Iommi is suffering from cancer has stunned a music world eagerly looking forward to Black Sabbath's first album in 33 years. The group - including Ozzy Osbourne -...

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Anthrax Postpone Asian Shows

29th November 2011

Rockers Anthrax have postponed a number of shows in Indonesia and Japan due to a family illness.The band has axed dates in North Jakarta, Indonesia on 10 December (11) and several subsequent shows in Japan...

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Stars To Rock Out For Africa Charity Gig

18th November 2011

Stars from the world of rock including Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor, Anthrax's Scott Ian and Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro are set to play a charity gig for Africa later this month (Nov11).Rocker/actor Henry Rollins...

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Paolo Nutini Named Headline Performance Of The Year

16th November 2011

Paolo Nutini was named Headline Performance of the Year at last night's (14.11.11) UK Festival Awards.The Scottish ' Pencil Full of Lead' singer scooped the prize for his Headlining slot at Latitude festival earlier this...

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Nelson Sues Former Anthrax Bandmates

11th November 2011

Former Anthrax star Dan Nelson has launched a $2.65 million (Gbp1.65 million) defamation lawsuit against the group.Nelson, who left the band in July, 2009, has accused drummer Charlie Benante, bassist Frank Bello and guitarist Scott...

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Anthrax Star Ian Turns Zombie For The Walking Dead

11th October 2011

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has donned full prosthetics to appear as a zombie in the new series of The Walking Dead.The musician is a big fan of the horror genre and was delighted to be...

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Anthrax Star Opens Up About Fatherhood

19th September 2011

Anthrax rocker Scott Ian has opened up about his new role as a father, insisting parenthood is "natural" to him.The guitarist and his wife, Meat Loaf's daughter Pearl Aday, welcomed a son called Revel in...

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Andreas Kisser Thrilled To Be Part Of Anthrax As Ian Enjoys Fatherhood

10th July 2011

Sepultura star Andreas Kisser has confirmed he has stepped in to replace new dad Scott Ian on a run of Anthrax shows in Europe.The Brazilian guitarist made his debut with Anthrax at a Big Four...

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Metallica And The Big 4 Open Soniphere

9th July 2011

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax appeared on stage together in England last night (08.07.11). The 'Big 4' of heavy metal joined forces at the Sonisphere festival in Knebworth, Southern England, to play a cover of...

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30 Seconds To Mars Win Double Kerrang! Awards

10th June 2011

30 Seconds to Mars and Alice Cooper received top honours at the Kerrang! Awards 2011 last night (09.06.11).Jared Leto's rockers took home two awards - Best International Band and Best Single for their track 'Hurricane'...

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Metallica To Work With Rick Rubin On Next Album

26th April 2011

Metallica will work with "zen guru" Rick Rubin on their next album. The heavy metal group made their most well received record in years, 2008s 'Death Magnetic', with the producer and bassist Robert Trujillo is...

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Anthrax Dedicate Song To Judas Priest

24th April 2011

The stars of heavy metal band Anthrax have dedicated a new song to rock rivals Judas Priest to mark the group's imminent retirement from live music.Judas Priest will bow out of touring after the completion...

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Metallica Close 'The Big 4'

24th April 2011

Metallica wowed fans this weekend with a historic uniting of the most significant bands in heavy metal. Metallica took the main headline slot at the 'Big 4' festival, which was held at the Empire Polo...

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Ozzy Osbourne To Receive Kerrang! Award

13th April 2011

Ozzy Osbourne is to be honoured at this year's Kerrang! Awards.The former Black Sabbath frontman - dubbed the 'Prince of Darkness' - will receive the rock magazine's Legend Award at a ceremony in London on...

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Bad Religion Added To Sonisphere Festival

11th April 2011

Bad Religion and Cavalera Conspiracy are among 28 acts added to the bill for Sonisphere festival.The bands will join headliners Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Biffy Clyro and Slipknot on the bill for the three day...

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Anthrax Star Ian Writes About Tsunami Terror

21st March 2011

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian was caught up in the panic following the Japanese tsunami, as waves threatened to hit the tropical resort of Hawaii where he was on holiday with his pregnant wife.The musician recently...

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Ian Confirms Baby News, Pulls Out Of Anthrax Dates

17th March 2011

Anthrax star Scott Ian has confirmed his wife Pearl Aday's pregnancy in a letter to fans, explaining his absence from much of the group's summer (11) tour.The rocker will be sitting out of dates at...

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Meat Loaf's Daughter Pregnant - Report

10th March 2011

Meat Loaf is set to become a grandfather - his daughter Pearl Aday is reportedly pregnant with Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian's baby.Ian is so excited about becoming a dad, he has pulled out of dates...

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Limp Bizkit Added To Sonisphere UK Line Up

14th February 2011

Limp Bizkit have been added to the line-up of this year's Sonisphere music festival.The 'Rollin' rockers - who were one of the headliners at the event in 2009 - will take to the stage before...

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Metallica Explain Single Us Big Four Date

26th January 2011

Metallica will only play one US date on their Big Four tour because they don't want to "overstay" their welcome. The 'Enter Sandman' group have teamed up with fellow thrash metal bands Slayer, Megadeth and...

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Metallica To Headline One-day Only Metal Extravaganza

26th January 2011

METALLICA, the American rock band who have sold more than 85 million records worldwide, have announced plans to headline a one-day only metal 'extravaganza' in California this April. The group will come together to play...

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Big Four Regroup For California Desert Show

25th January 2011

METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX are teaming up again for one U.S. Big Four date on the site of the Coachella Festival.The heavy metal groups will come together on 23 April (11) for an outdoor...

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Dancing With Politics?<Br>

23rd November 2010

A day before the winner of Dancing with the Stars is due to be announced, the show appears to have entered the realm of extremist politics. Bringing to mind the anthrax scares of 2001, it...

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Ulrich Planning More 'Big Four' Shows

15th November 2010

METALLICA's historical supertour with heavy metal's other 'Big Four' acts ANTHRAX, SLAYER and MEGADETH will happen once again, according to rocker LARS ULRICH.The four groups performed on the same bill for the first time in...

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Metallica To Start Writing New Album

10th November 2010

Metallica are planning to start writing a new album in 2011. The 'Enter Sandman' group are presently finishing touring their ninth record, 'Death Magnetic', and drummer Lars Ulrich said he's looking forward to getting back...

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Heavy Metal Titans Still Partying Hard

1st October 2010

Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax say they still party as hard as when they last toured together 19 years ago. The three US heavy metal bands embarked on a landmark tour, 'Clash Of The Titans' in...

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Fascinating Fact 9503

18th June 2010

More than 81,000 rock fans attended the first BIG FOUR concert in Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday night (16Jun10), making it one of the biggest music events ever staged in the city. METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and...

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Fall Out Boy And Anthrax Supergroup Play First Gig

3rd June 2010

The rock supergroup formed by members of FALL OUT BOY and ANTHRAX made its live debut in New York on Tuesday night (01Jun10).The Damned Things, featuring Joe Trohman, Andy Hurley, Scott Ian and Rob Caggiano...

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