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Anthrax’s Charlie Benante and Butcher Babies’ Carla Harvey go public in Tokyo

Posted by on March 19, 2019

While Butcher Babies co-vocalist Carla Harvey and Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante have been dating for at least three years, the two have decided to finally go public. Butcher Babies seem to be taking a break from touring in support of their latest effort 2017’s Lilith as Anthrax have been supporting Slayer’s final tour as their […]

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Watch Corey Taylor, Rex Brown, Scott Ian, and more perform Pantera’s “Walk” at Dimebash

Posted by on January 25, 2019

Last night (24th), was the 2019 Dimebash, the annual event remembering Dimebag Darrell Abbott’s legacy. The tribute was held at the Observatory in Santa Ana, CA as over 50 rock and metal artists participated in the jam. One of the highlighted moments from last night was the all-star-jam to Pantera’s “Walk,” which was performed by […]

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Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante discusses Slayer’s retirement

Posted by on January 25, 2018

Lets face it, nearly every metalhead is affected by Slayer’s farewell tour. Our jaws dropped and even one of our contributor’s moms is saddened. While Kerry King promised us that he will continue to make new music, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine wants Slayer to hold on for at least one more Big 4 extravaganza. Speaking of opinions, […]

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Mastodon to headline Hope For the Day Benefit in September

Posted by on July 5, 2017

Mastodon will headline this year’s Hope For the Day Benefit at Metro in Chicago on September 9th in support of proactive suicide prevention and mental health education. This event will mark the Georgia metallers’ first return to the Metro since 2009 and this time around, they are bringing Brain Tentacles and long-running thrash band Powermad […]

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Interview: Anthrax talk branding, beer, Killthrax tour

Posted by on April 13, 2017

Metal Insider caught up with Anthrax vocalist Joey Belladonna and drummer Charlie Benante at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia last week. Anthrax, currently in the midst of the “Killthrax” tour, which also features Killswitch Engage, has had a productive 2016-2017, of which the guys talk up in this interview. The expanded re-release of 2015’s For […]

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Anthrax, Mayhem, Khemmis, Richard Christy & more reflect on Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’ at 25

Posted by on February 24, 2017

On February 25th, 1992, Pantera released their fifth album, Vulgar Display of Power. From it’s album cover of an unfortunate dude getting clocked in the face to the eleven tracks on the album, it was instantly an iconic album. In addition to arguably being the high point of the band’s career, it was influential to countless metal […]

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Best of 2015 from Anthrax, Act of Defiance, Unleash the Archers

Posted by on December 7, 2015

As December continues on, we’ll be bringing you our year-end coverage. In addition to our lists, which will start appearing later this week, we’ve reached out to a pool of artists to ask what music defined their 2015. We’ve already run lists from the likes of Toothgrinder, If These Trees Could Talk and more. In […]

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Charlie Benante sitting out Anthrax’s European tour

Posted by on October 27, 2015

Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante is going to sit out Anthrax’s current European Tour with Slayer. Filling the throne, once again, will be Jon Dette, who knows a thing or two about playing with Anthrax. Dette initially temporarily replaced Benante in 2013 during Australia’s SoundWave festival, again for the Metal Alliance Tour and most recently the first […]

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S.O.D.’s ‘Speak English or Die’ being reissued in November

Posted by on October 22, 2015

Want to make your politically correct metalhead friends’ heads explode this holiday season? Thanks to Megaforce and Stormtroopers of Death, you’ll be able to do just that, as S.O.D.’s debut album Speak English or Die is going to be reissued as a 30th anniversary edition. Initially released in 1985, S.O.D. consisted of Anthrax’s Scott Ian and Charlie […]

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Anthrax still working on new album, have no blankets to sell

Posted by on September 2, 2015

Anthrax are feeling the pressure to top Worship Music. Charlie Benante says as much in this studio clip of the band working on the new album. We found out recently that the band’s follow up to 2011’s Worship Music wouldn’t be coming out until next year. Now we know a little more about why – they’re […]

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