Anthrax Shares More Early Memories in Episode #6 of Their 40 for 40 Series


Anthrax has shared its third video in their series celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the band with their “Anthrax 40 for 40” series of videos. The sixth clip features luminaries of rock and metal praising Spreading The Disease! The full schedule is below and will honor each album in chronological order from the beginning. The 11-week series will include video contributions from Chuck D, Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Dave Mustaine, Gary Holt, Gene Simmons, Henry Rollins, John Carpenter, Kerry King, Mike Patton, Nergal, Norman Reedus, Michael Poulsen, Rob Zombie, Robert Trujillo, Roger Miret, Darryl McDaniels (RUN DMC), Slash, Tom Morello and more. There will also be video clips from former band members Dan Lilker, Dan Spitz, John Bush, Neil Turbin, and Rob Caggiano. Check out the first clip below.

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Anthrax Shares Episode #5 of Their 40 for 40 Series


Anthrax has shared its third video in their series celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the band with their “Anthrax 40 for 40” series of videos. The fifth clip focuses on Spreading The Disease. The full schedule is below and will honor each album in chronological order from the beginning. The 11-week series will include video contributions from Chuck D, Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Dave Mustaine, Gary Holt, Gene Simmons, Henry Rollins, John Carpenter, Kerry King, Mike Patton, Nergal, Norman Reedus, Michael Poulsen, Rob Zombie, Robert Trujillo, Roger Miret, Darryl McDaniels (RUN DMC), Slash, Tom Morello and more. There will also be video clips from former band members Dan Lilker, Dan Spitz, John Bush, Neil Turbin, and Rob Caggiano. Check out the first clip below.

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Anthrax Shares Episode #4 of Their 40 for 40 Series


Anthrax has shared its third video in their series celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the band with their “Anthrax 40 for 40” series of videos. The fourth clip features the band’s thoughts of getting signed to Island Records, finding Joey Belladonna as a new lead singer, The Armed and Dangerous EP, and recording Spreading The Disease. The full schedule is below and will honor each album in chronological order from the beginning. The 11-week series will include video contributions from Chuck D, Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Dave Mustaine, Gary Holt, Gene Simmons, Henry Rollins, John Carpenter, Kerry King, Mike Patton, Nergal, Norman Reedus, Michael Poulsen, Rob Zombie, Robert Trujillo, Roger Miret, Darryl McDaniels (RUN DMC), Slash, Tom Morello and more. There will also be video clips from former band members Dan Lilker, Dan Spitz, John Bush, Neil Turbin, and Rob Caggiano. Check out the first clip below.

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Anthrax Shares More Early Memories in Episode #3 of Their 40 for 40 Series


Anthrax has shared its third video in their series celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the band with their “Anthrax 40 for 40” series of videos. The third clip features the band’s thoughts of making their demo, going on their first tour, the release of Fistful of Metal (Megaforce), kicking out Dan Lilker and Neil Turbin, adding Frank Bello, and more! The full schedule is below and will honor each album in chronological order from the beginning. The 11-week series will include video contributions from Chuck D, Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Dave Mustaine, Gary Holt, Gene Simmons, Henry Rollins, John Carpenter, Kerry King, Mike Patton, Nergal, Norman Reedus, Michael Poulsen, Rob Zombie, Robert Trujillo, Roger Miret, Darryl McDaniels (RUN DMC), Slash, Tom Morello and more. There will also be video clips from former band members Dan Lilker, Dan Spitz, John Bush, Neil Turbin, and Rob Caggiano. Check out the first clip below.

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Anthrax Shares More Memories of “Fistful of Metal” Album and Signing to Megaforce


Anthrax has shared its second video in their series celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the band. The second clip features the band’s thoughts of making their demo, getting signed to Megaforce Records by Johnny Z, and making their “Fistful of Metal” full-length debut. The full schedule is below and will honor each album in chronological order from the beginning. The 11-week series will include video contributions from Chuck D, Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Dave Mustaine, Gary Holt, Gene Simmons, Henry Rollins, John Carpenter, Kerry King, Mike Patton, Nergal, Norman Reedus, Michael Poulsen, Rob Zombie, Robert Trujillo, Roger Miret, Darryl McDaniels (RUN DMC), Slash, Tom Morello and more. There will also be video clips from former band members Dan Lilker, Dan Spitz, John Bush, Neil Turbin, and Rob Caggiano. Check out the first clip below.

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Anthrax Shares Memories of “Fistful of Metal” Album for their 40th Anniversary


Anthrax has shared its first in a series of videos and other content celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the band. The first clip features the band’s thoughts on their “Fistful of Metal” full-length debut. The full schedule is below and will honor each album in chronological order from the beginning. The 11-week series will include video contributions from Chuck D, Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Dave Mustaine, Gary Holt, Gene Simmons, Henry Rollins, John Carpenter, Kerry King, Mike Patton, Nergal, Norman Reedus, Michael Poulsen, Rob Zombie, Robert Trujillo, Roger Miret, Darryl McDaniels (RUN DMC), Slash, Tom Morello and more. There will also be video clips from former band members Dan Lilker, Dan Spitz, John Bush, Neil Turbin, and Rob Caggiano. Check out the first clip below.

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GoFundMe Launched to Help Tom Hunting in His Fight Against Cancer


A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to help Exodus drummer Tom Hunting offset the high cost of his battle against cancer, following the start of treatment for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. The campaign, titled “Help Tom Hunting with his cancer battle!,” was organized by Exodus/Slayer guitarist Gary Holt and created on Tuesday, April 20. In less than 24 hours, the campaign has amassed nearly $4,500 and is now more than $15,000 from hitting the target goal of $20,000. At press time, the campaign has 89 donors, 25 shares and 87 followers. Donate now at the link below and read a message from Gary.

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Exodus Reveals New Album Title “Persona Non Grata”


Bay Area thrash godfathers Exodus have announced their new album will be dubbed Persona Non Grata, due in the summer of 2021 via Nuclear Blast Records. The post came from Gary Holt’s popular Instagram account. The new album will be the follow up to the follow-up to 20161’s Blood In Blood Out, which marked the return of Steve “Zetro” Souza, who previously fronted the band from 1986 to 1993 and from 2002 to 2004. “Persona Non Grata” was recorded at a studio in Lake Almanor, California and was engineered by Steve Lagudi (Machine Head) and Exodus. It was produced by the band and it is currently being mixed by Andy Sneap.

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ALBUM REVIEWS: Heathen – Empire Of The Blind


All good things come to those who wait, and if there ‘s one thing Bay Area thrashers Heathen believe in, it’s making people wait. With a four year gap from their 1987 debut to the follow-up, followed by a nineteen year-long hiatus, a decade has now passed since The Evolution of Chaos (Mascot Records), so make the most of new album Empire of the Blind (Nuclear Blast Records) because who knows how long it will take for another one to appear.Continue reading


Testament’s Chuck Billy Test’s Positive for COVID-19


In a statement to fans, Testament has announced that vocalist Chuck Billy has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Billy had “been feeling unwell” since returning home to the San Francisco Bay Area last week following the completion of “The Bay Strikes Back 2020” European tour with Exodus and Death Angel. The 57-year-old Billy, who didn’t reveal if he had any idea how he contracted the virus, says he has been quarantined since arriving home. Other members of “The Bay Strikes Back 2020” tour that has reported illness are Exodus founder Gary Holt and Death Angel drummer Will Carroll who is in the ICU in San Francisco and said to be very ill. Continue reading