ALBUM REVIEW: Anthrax – Persistence of Time Reissue

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

Watch Joey Belladonna Sing The US National Anthem

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

Deathrow – Riders Of Doom, Raging Steel, Deception Ignored Reissues

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

Loudwire Awards- Live At The Novo

The Loudwire Awards in Los Angeles prove that hard rock and heavy metal are still kicking live. Continue reading

Watch Anthrax Singer Joey Belladonna Rule As He Sings Our National Anthem

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

Anthrax’s Joey Belladonna Sings Holy Diver With Killswitch Engage In Philadelphia

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

Anthrax – Death Angel -Avatar: Live At The Orpheum Theater

Anthrax, by Rick Triana Photography

Anthrax, by Rick Triana Photography

 

Anthrax, along with Death Angel, have spent the better part of the last 2 months on the road-supporting and pumping up their new album For All King’s (Megaforce) and as well as supporting their brothers in metal crime the almighty Slayer. But what is a thrash metal band suppose to do once a Big 3 metal assault across the USA comes to an end? Grab Death Angel and do it some more… And that’s what Anthrax set out to do. Continue on and melt the faces of more metal heads! Continue reading

Charlie Benante Of Anthrax Is The Latest Guest On The Jasta Show:

Anthrax 2015 photo credit Jimmy Hubbard

Drummer Charlie Benante of Anthrax is the latest guest on Jamey Jasta’s “The Jasta Show” semi-weekly podcast. You can hear the current episode below. Continue reading