Slash surprised fans of Anthrax at the House of Blues in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (March 27) by taking the stage to play guitar on 'T.N.T.,' the AC/DC song Anthrax chose for their new album of covers called 'Anthems.' The band turned in a pretty convincing rendition, captured on the fan video below.
For over thirty years now, drummer Charlie Benante has been captaining the mighty ship Anthrax through choppy metallic waters, alongside first mate Scott Ian and fellow crew members of differing rank, station and duration – all of them responsible, in some measure, for steering the band’s career into the so-called ‘Big Four’ of thrash and keeping it there.
Anthrax's classic rock cover song choices provide great insights into the old-school roots of these legendary New York thrashers. Over the years, Scott Ian and company have almost built their own cottage industry out of covering other bands’ songs. Never ones to dismiss or disguise their influences, the
Thrash metal icons Anthrax ushered in 2013 with the typical blend of accomplishments (a well-deserved Grammy nomination) and setbacks (yet another departing band member) that, of late, have defined their career; but they’ve also gone about the business of surviving, performing and recording, as indicated by the release of an eight-song EP named 'Anthem' on March 19.
Anthrax has released a fourth song from their upcoming album of classic rock covers called 'Anthems.' The group revealed a version of 'Big Eyes' by Cheap Trick for fans to enjoy. The entire album will be available on March 19 in the United States and on March 22 in Europe.
Anticipation for Anthrax's upcoming 'Anthems' release is running high. Due for release on March 19 in North America and on March 22 in Europe, 'Anthems' features Anthrax tackling some of their best-loved cover songs from the '70's.
Anthrax have announced the partial track-listing for 'Anthems', a collection of classic rock cover songs that will be released as part of a revamped edition of their acclaimed 2011 album 'Worship Music' this coming March 18. Fans will also reportedly be able to buy the EP separatel
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