Scott Ian Releasing Autobiography In October

Coming this October

An October 14 release date has been set by Da Capo Press, the publisher behind “I’m The Man: The Official Story Of Anthrax,” Scott Ian’s autobiography. An official book-release party will be held October 10 at Largo in Los Angeles. The memoir from the leader of a band that proved to the masses that brutality […]

Slipknot Announces Second Knotfest


The second Knotfest was announced over the weekend. Sorry I am just letting you all know now. I was at my parents’ place trying to fucking relax, and did not touch my laptop the entire time. Now, I’m home, burnt by the sun, and excited for those of you who live out in San Bernardino, […]

Chick Tricks Anthrax Drummer Into Thinking She’s Lady Gaga

Charlie with what is purported to be Lady Gaga

So, take a long, hard look at the picture in this post. It claims to depict Anthrax’s drummer Charlie Benante hanging out with Lady Gaga. Only, the chick in that picture is way too cute to be Lady Gaga. Not that I’m an expert on the pop star, but if that is Lady Gaga, she’s […]

Dear Hunter: Episode 20 — Movies And Music

Dear Hunter

Q: I hear you’re a big movie guy. Are any of your songs about movies? Zac Marson Seattle, WA Good question! It’s true that I’m somewhat of a movie junkie. Before the digital age, I had quite the DVD collection. Besides lyrical content, many samples come from movies, as well. I always thought it was […]

Charlie Benante Sitting Out Anthrax’s European Tour


It’s true. Charlie Benante hasn’t been manning the kit on Anthrax’s current 29-city European trek. Instead, Jon Dette is filling in for him. Jon is known for his work with Slayer and Testament, and did some time with Iced Earth. Benante had surgery on his hand last summer and has been going for regular physical […]

Motörboat Cruise Adds Testament, Down


This is the cruise not to be missed, people. The lineup for Motörhead’s first-ever Motörboat Cruise has just been bolstered with a bunch of new talent. In addition to Motörhead, Megadeth, and Anthrax, the cruise will also boast Testament, Down, and High on Fire. In addition, Zakk Wylde will be playing, as will the Jim […]

Anthrax Live DVD Coming In September


Anthrax will release Chile On Hell, a live DVD, on September 16. The outing was recorded in 5.1 surround sound and was filmed during the band’s May 10, 2013, set at the Teatro Caupolican in Santiago, Chile. Says Anthrax kitman Charlie Benante: “Santiago was the perfect place to film the show for this. When we’d […]

Anthrax Playing Among The Living For U.K. Crowds


That’s right, mate. I’d consider flying over to the U.K. this summer for some of these festivals if I had some coin to part with. Anthrax will be performing not once, but twice at Sonisphere Knebworth this year. On July 4, the band will perform its classic Among The Living in full. Says Scott Ian: […]

Anthrax Drummer Teases Live DVD


Anthrax, as you may know, are a band. A band with a live DVD on the horizon. The footage for it was filmed at the Teatro Caupolican in Santiago, Chile, back on May 10 of last year. The project will now arrive in stores sometime in late summer. Says Anthrax’s drummer Charlie Benante on Twitter: […]

Former Anthrax Guitarist Dan Spitz Launches DII


Former Anthrax axeman Dan Spitz has put down his electric guitar and reinvented himself as an artist by learning the rare Weissenborn lap slide guitar played by few and mastered by only a handful, according to Blabbermouth. In quiet seclusion, and secrecy kept by many helping him achieve his goals behind the scenes, Spitz relentlessly […]