July 18th 2021 marked the 40th anniversary of thrash metal pioneers Anthrax. The celebration began in May of last year and culminated on that July 16th/17th with a global livestream event, shot at the Los Angeles soundstage/studio The Den. For two-plus hours, Anthrax performed an extensive set of hits and deep cuts pulled from their vast catalogue. Today, Anthrax announces that the entire performance, plus never-before-seen rehearsal footage, and Scott Ian’s New York City “walking tour” pointing out the spots that played a role in Anthrax’s formation and history, will be released in North America on July 15th on Blu-Ray/CD/Digital (Megaforce). ‘XL‘ will also have a UK/European digital release on July 15th (Nuclear Blast), followed by a Blu-Ray release (inc. 2CD + 1Blu-Ray) on July 22nd. UK/European pre-orders for ‘XL‘ can be placed HERE.Continue reading ANTHRAX announce ‘XL’ 40th anniversary livestream concert release + reveal ‘Aftershock’ live video
Still celebrating their 40-year tenure as one of music’s premier thrash metal bands, Anthrax announces their first European/UK tour since the summer of 2019. Kicking off on September 27th 2022 in Birmingham, UK, the band will play 28 dates in 16 countries, wrapping up in Zurich, Switzerland on November 5th. Crossover thrash band Municipal Waste will support on all dates.Continue reading ANTHRAX announce 40 year anniversary UK headline tour for 2022
The countdown to July 18th, the 40th anniversary of thrash/metal legends Anthrax is well underway and heading towards the big finale. A special worldwide livestream event, presented by Danny Wimmer Presents and originating from Los Angeles, will kick off in the UK on Saturday July 17th starting at Midnight BST. (Check out the trailer HERE.) Livestream event tickets and special 40th anniversary ticket bundles – one including a live video chat with the members of Anthrax – are on sale now. Special 40th anniversary artwork was created by Brian Ewing and Stephen Thompson for limited edition t-shirts, commemorative tickets and an anniversary poster. In addition to the livestream and merchandise bundles, fans will be able to buy a digital ticket to relive the past 40 years with exclusive interviews, testimonials, and behind-the-scenes stories of the band’s legendary career.Continue reading ANTHRAX tickets for 40th anniversary live stream are on sale today
One of The Big Four turns the big 4-0 this year, and are celebrating with a number of special activities and events to honour the landmark anniversary. Formed by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker in Queens, NY on July 18th 1981, Anthrax were one of the first thrash metal bands to emerge from the East Coast and quickly became regarded as a leader in the genre alongside Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth.Continue reading ANTHRAX announce 40th anniversary celebrations inc. career spanning live stream + video testimonial series feat. distinguished musicians
ANTHRAX Posts New Trailer for “For All Kings”
February/March 2017 will see legendary New York thrashers ANTHRAX back on European soil for the band’s first full European headline tour in more than a decade. Dubbed the »Among The Kings« tour, dates will kick off on 9th February in Birmingham, UK and wrap on up in Paris, France on 16th March; the full itinerary is below. On all of these dates and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release, ANTHRAX will perform live, start-to-finish, their classic and Silver-certified 1987 album »Among The Living« alongside fan favourites from throughout the band’s rich 35-year career. ANTHRAX‘s »Among the Kings« European dates are in support of the band’s critically-acclaimed Album »For All Kings« (26 February 16/Nuclear Blast). British metallers THE RAVEN AGE will support on all dates.
In support of this upcoming trek, ANTHRAX will release a limited tour edition of their latest studio album »For All Kings« on February 17th. As well as the regular album it will include ‘Vice Of the People’ (previously only available in Japan) as well as a bonus disc of demo versions.
Today, the band unveil the official trailer for the tour edition of »For All Kings«. Watch it here via YouTube:
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