Okay, so watching streamed performances over the internet isn’t the best way to enjoy live shows. That’s a given. Every one of us would rather be in the middle of a sweaty moshpit, getting drunk with friends while being accidentally kicked in the head by overenthusiastic crowd surfers. Yes you would. Don’t lie.
Anthrax will unleash their killer’s first-ever graphic novel on July 6th Worldwide. Created in collaboration with Z2 Comics (Steve Aoki, Andy Black, Blondie, Avatar, BABYMETAL) “Among The Living” inspired by the titans of thrash metal’s landmark 1987 album. In an effort to support the comic book specialty market, which had been hardest hit by the COVID-19 health crisis of the past year, Anthrax and Z2 shipped a surprise limited number of copies early that stores could make available for sale this week. In addition to the song Judge Dredd, The NOT Man, and album covers by Alex Ross, and countless other geek moments, Scott Ian has written comic books for years and charlie Benante is also a noted album. Continue reading
As strange as it may seem, 1988 stands as the only year where each member of the “The Big Four” all released new studio albums. Go on, check if you want. I’ll wait.
With Anthrax, Slayer, Megadeth, and Metallica having pulled significantly away from the rest of the pack with those 1988 releases, the beginning of the ’90s gave each of them the chance to reaffirm their place at the top of the thrash metal food chain. Along with the likes of Testament, Exodus, and Kreator, 1990 opened the new decade in a blaze of glory while also becoming arguably the last truly great year for the genre.Continue reading
Joey Belladonna of Anthrax showed up at the Chicago Cubs gave versus the San Francisco Giants this weekend at Wrigley Field in Chicago to sing the National Anthem. Belladonna who has frequently appeared at sporting events to perform the anthem, turned in a particularly impressive job here. Watch the video below and hats off down in front! Continue reading
Having recently reissued classic albums by the likes of Kreator, Voivod, Celtic Frost, Tankard, Running Wild, and Skyclad, Noise Records continue raiding their metal pantry, this time with three albums by German thrashers, Deathrow. Continue reading
Killswitch Engage – 3-3-2018
Live At The Palladium, Worcester, MA
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The Loudwire Awards in Los Angeles prove that hard rock and heavy metal are still kicking live.Continue reading
Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna sang the U.S. national anthem this past Thursday, August 10) before Minnesota Vikings’ preseason game against the Buffalo Bills at the New Era Field in Orchard Park, New York. Anthrax shared the video on their Facebook page, which can be seen below.Continue reading
Happy 4th of July from everyone here at Ghost Cult Magazine. Continue reading
The “The Killthrax Tour” is well underway here in the States, and from what I’ve heard, Anthrax and Killswitch Engage have been putting on one hell of a show in each and every city. Last night the two bands dominated The Electric Factory in Philadelphia, and the evening included one awesome surprise for the fans during Killswitch Engage‘s set. Continue reading