Tag Archives: Charlie Benante

Highlights of Scott Ian’s AMA

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Yesterday, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian headed over to Reddit to do an Ask Me Anything (AMA). While it was ostensibly about Ian’s “Speaking Words” tour that kicks off tomorrow, the line of questioning was definitely more towards his band than anything else. While a lot of what he spoke about was covered in our Metal […]

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Stream the entire Metal Masters 5 show

Posted by on January 24, 2014

This past Wednesday, the place to be was the Anaheim House of Blues, where the Metal Masters 5 clinic took place. The clinic started out as just that, a clinic with some tricks of the trade from metal musicians at the top of their game. Then it got fun, as members of Slayer, Pantera, Exodus, […]

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Scott Ian on new Anthrax: “more brutal with crazier riffs”

Posted by on January 9, 2014

Given what a near-constant presence Scott Ian has had as a talking head on VH1, it’s a bit surprising he’s never done a spoken word tour in America before. That’s about to change, as his “Speaking Words” tour will begin next month (see dates below). We caught up with the longtime Anthrax rhythm guitarist to […]

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Top 10s of the year from Anthrax, Broken Hope, SpiralArms, Rivers of Nihil

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. Here’s the first installment, featuring […]

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Pantera, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax members to converge for Metal Masters 5

Posted by on October 24, 2013

Philip Anselmo of Pantera and Down, Kerry King of Slayer, Gary Holt of Slayer and Exodus, Charlie Benante and Frank Bello of Anthrax, David Ellefson and Chris Broderick of Megadeth, Billy Sheehan and Mike Portnoy of Winery Dogs and Rex Brown of Pantera and Kill Devil Hill will all share the same stage this year for […]

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Anthrax working on new material

Posted by on September 16, 2013

It took eight years for Anthrax’s impressive comeback Worship Music to be released after 2003’s We’ve Come For You All. Of course a lot of that was due to their vocalist situation, but it doesn’t look like another personnel change will keep the band from hitting the studio for another album. Rhythm guitarist Scott Ian is more […]

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Jon Dette Explains How He Got The Fill-In Gig With Slayer And Anthrax

Posted by on February 26, 2013

Jon Dette might be one of the busiest guys in metal right now. Not only is he playing with Slayer in Australia (amidst a whole lot of drama), but he’s also filling in on drums for Anthrax…all on the same tour! Drama aside, those aren’t exactly easy jobs to do (let alone at the same […]

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Anthrax Perform First Show With Shadows Fall Guitarist, Streaming AC/DC Cover

Posted by on February 22, 2013

While their former guitarist now plays in Volbeat, Anthrax recruited Shadows Fall’s Jon Donais to fill in for their forthcoming tour plans. And last night (February 21), Donais made his live debut with the band at The Hi-Fi in Brisbane, Australia. The show also saw Anthrax performing with drummer Jon Dette (who is filling in […]

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Charlie Benante To Sit Out Of Anthrax’s Australian Tour

Posted by on February 19, 2013

Anthrax is all set to perform Among The Living during this year’s Metal Alliance Tour. However, the group will be playing it without drummer Charlie Benante when they head down to Australia. It’s been announced this morning that Benante will be sitting out of the upcoming tour down under. “Charlie is dealing with personal issues […]

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Charlie Benante Talks Metal Alliance Tour, Anthems, Calls Caggiano’s Departure “Sketchy”

Posted by on February 6, 2013

It’s not often that a band finds themselves going through a career renaissance 30 years in, but Anthrax isn’t just any band. As they continue to tour in support of their Grammy-nominated Worship Music, they’re also about to release covers EP  Anthems and will be playing their 1987 album Among the Living in its entirety on the […]

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