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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 -...

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...

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...

Anthrax Drummer Charlie Benante And Wife Arrested

Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante and his wife Sandra were arrested on Friday (27Jul12) on suspicion of domestic battery in front of a child.The couple was taken into custody in Elkhart, Indiana after allegedly arguing in...

Scott Ian Calls For More Gun Control After Cinema Massacre

Anthrax star Scott Ian has called for new legislation to tackle gun ownership rules in America following Friday morning's (20Jul12) deadly cinema massacre in Colorado.The guitarist, who is a firearms fan, admits he was sickened...

Lamb Of God's Randy Blythe Remains In Prison As Support Grows

Lamb Of God front man Randy Blythe is still in custody in a prison in Prague over the death of a fan, as luminaries from the world of metal rush to support him on Twitter....

Anthrax Star Opens Up About Autistic Kids For America's Awareness Month

Former Anthrax star Dan Spitz has gone public with his struggles as a father of two autistic children in a bid to help raise awareness about the debilitating developmental disorder.The rocker and his wife Candi...

Sick Ian Misses Anthrax Show

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...

Anthrax Postpone Asian Shows

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...

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

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...

Metallica And The Big 4 Open Soniphere

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...

30 Seconds To Mars Win Double Kerrang! Awards

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'...

Metallica To Work With Rick Rubin On Next Album

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...

Anthrax Dedicate Song To Judas Priest

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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