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ANTHRAX: Complete European Tour Schedule Announced

ANTHRAX have finalized the dates for their upcoming European tour, set to kick off in early March. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 05 - Dublin, IRE @ Ambassador Theater Mar. 07 - Glasgow, UK @ Garage Mar. 08 - Bradford, UK @ Rios Mar. 09 - Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Mar. 11 - Wolverhampton, ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN: 'I'm Fucking Stoked!'

The following is a re-posting of the latest installment of ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian's regular online column, dubbed "Alpha Mail", as it appears on the group's official web site at www.anthrax.com: "Comrades, gutten tag. Tenth day in Europe on the 'No Sleep 'Til Donzdorf' promo trip. 230 interviews as of today. That's a ...

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Former ANTHRAX Guitarist Lines Up European Appearances

Former ANTHRAX and current MEAT LOAF touring guitarist Paul Crook has lined up the following European appearances during January: Jan. 24: "Wetten Das" (TV variety show) in Boblingen, Germany. Hosted by Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Speilberg. The bill is: MEAT LOAF, FAITH HILL, CHRISTINA AGUILERA and TOM JONES. Jan. 27: Theatre am Tranzbrunnen ...

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IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL, ANTHRAX Euro Tour A No-Go

Contrary to a posting on the SHADOWS FALL web site (which has since been removed), there is no truth to the rumor that IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL, ANTHRAX and SHADOWS FALL are planning a European together. In an e-mail to BLABBERMOUTH.NET, a spokesperson for Direct Management — who handle IN FLAMES and LACUNA COIL, among ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist Explores New Avenues

In the ten months that have passed since MEGADETH announced their decision to disband, bassist David Ellefson has kept a relatively high — albeit primarily behind-the-scenes — profile, involving himself with a production company and committing himself to several recording projects that have yet to see the light of day. Ellefson's busy schedule and the ...

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M.O.D. Complete Basic Tracks For 'The Rebel You Love To Hate'

M.O.D., the band led by former S.O.D. frontman Billy Milano, have competed the basic tracks for their new album, titled "The Rebel You Love To Hate", due in April through Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which was recorded at Wayne Manor studio with producers Paul Crook (ex-ANTHRAX guitarist) and Scott Metaxas (ex-NUCLEAR ASSAULT bassist), will ...

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ANTHRAX Push Back Release Date For 'We've Come For You All'

ANTHRAX have pushed back the release date for their new CD, "We've Come For You All", until Apr. 15 in all territories outside Japan and Europe, where it is still scheduled to surface on Feb. 4 and Feb. 24, respectively. "We've Come For You All" will be issued through ArtistDirect/BMG Records in North America and ...

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Former ANTHRAX Guitarist Joins MEAT LOAF!

Former ANTHRAX and current SEBASTIAN BACH guitarist Paul Crook has joined MEAT LOAF's touring band. Having previously worked with the likes of Bach, ANTHRAX, GLENN HUGHES and movie director John Carpenter, Crook couldn't be more excited to work with MEAT LOAF and such a talented group of musicians. "First off, I am honored to play ...

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ANTHRAX: New Music Posted Online

A brand new ANTHRAX track, titled "What Doesn't Die", can be heard in streaming audio via the Nuclear Blast Records web site at this location. "What Doesn't Die" comes off the group's "We've Come For You All" CD, slated for release on Apr. 1 in all territories outside Japan and Europe, where it ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist Joins Forces With Ex-ANTHRAX Guitarist, IRON MAIDEN Drummer In New Band

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has reportedly joined the new project formed by ex-ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz and IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain. The as-yet-unnamed group, who are said to follow an "extremely heavy" musical direction, commenced the recording sessions for their debut album six months ago and have thus far completed the ...

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ANTHRAX's BENANTE To Fans: 'Please Don't Download Our Album'

In light of the unusually long lag between the projected European and American release dates of the band's new album, "We've Come For You All", ANTHRAX are understandably worried that the CD's availability on the Internet will cut into its initial sales and offer yet another blow to what has been a career filled with ...

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ANTHRAX, CRADLE OF FILTH Confirmed For Spain's PIORNO ROCK Festival

ANTHRAX, CRADLE OF FILTH, IN EXTREMO, SARATOGA, and TRAIL OF TEARS are among the artists currently confirmed to perform at Piorno Rock, a three-day festival set to take place Mar. 27-29 at Pinos Puente in Granada, Spain. More confirmations are expected to be announced shortly. ANTHRAX, who recently inked a North American deal with ArtistDirect/BMG ...

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ANTHRAX Sign North American Deal

ANTHRAX have inked a North American deal with ArtistDirect/BMG Records. The group's long-awaited new CD, "We've Come For You All", is slated for release on Apr. 1, 2003 in all territories outside Japan and Europe, where it is scheduled to surface on Feb. 4 and Feb. 24, respectively. Guitarist Scott Ian had the following comment ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman To Re-Launch BELLADONNA

Former ANTHRAX frontman Joey Belladonna is set to re-launch his BELLADONNA solo project and is believed to be completing work on material for the band's third release — the singer's first since 1998's "Spells Of Fear" (DeRock Records). Updates and music will be posted shortly via Belladonna's official web site at this location. ...

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ANTHRAX: More U.K. Dates Announced

ANTHRAX's upcoming U.K. tour is beginning to take shape. So far the following dates have been confirmed: Mar. 07 – Glasgow, UK @ Garage Mar. 08 – Bradford, UK @ Rio's Mar. 12 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Mar. 14 – London, UK @ Astoria More shows are likely to be added soon. The ...

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ANTHRAX To Embark On U.K. Headlining Tour In March

ANTHRAX will reportedly embark on a headlining tour of the U.K. in March in support of their upcoming release, "We've Come For You All". Several dates are rumored to be in the works, including a Mar. 14 show at London's Astoria, a Mar. 7 date in Glasgow and a Mar. 8 concert at Bradford's Rio's. ...

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ANTHRAX To Release 'We've Come For You All' In February

ANTHRAX's new album, "We've Come For You All", will be released in Japan through JVC Records on Feb. 4, 2003 and in Europe through Nuclear Blast Records on Feb. 24. The U.S., Canada, South America and Australia/New Zealand will follow shortly thereafter. In other news, ANTHRAX were joined by MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Campbell and ...

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ANTHRAX Performs Acoustic Set At German Magazine Headquarters

ANTHRAX performed a special three-song acoustic set last Thursday (Oct. 24) at the offices of Hammer magazine (formerly Metal Hammer) in Munich, Germany. The performance, which consisted of the tracks "Only", "Antisocial" and a new song, "Safe Home", was filmed and will be available for streaming in the coming days via the band's official web ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Announces Release Date For Solo Debut

Former ANTHRAX frontman Neil Turbin has set Jan. 16, 2003 as the release date through Metal Mayhem Music of his long-awaited solo debut, entitled "Threatcon Delta". According to an official press release, "Threatcon Delta" is "a dynamic metal album that combines ultra-heavy old-school thrash, speed, groove, powerful vocals and melodies that you would expect from ...

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