ANTHRAX Members To Jam With WHITFIELD CRANE In New York City

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Frank Bello will perform with Whitfield Crane (ANOTHER ANIMAL, ex-UGLY KID JOE, LIFE OF AGONY, MEDICATION) at Retox, the New York City club co-owned by Ian, on Thursday, June 14.

Retox (511 West 28th Street) was opened by Ian and club owner Mike Diamond, who started Snitch, Pangaea and Vela.

New York Post reported earlier in the year that Ian and Diamond are shopping a rock-themed pilot to the networks. No further information is currently available.

ANTHRAX announced its split with vocalist Joey Belladonna in January, less than two years after the group's classic lineup reunited for a "25th anniversary" tour. A replacement singer will be announced at the end of June, according to Ian. Rumored candidates include Crane, ARMORED SAINT/ex-ANTHRAX vocalist John Bush, "American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice and STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor, according to various Internet message boards.

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