While thrashers Anthrax have written their fair share of headbanging classics, their biggest hits, at least on international radio, have been covers of songs by Public Enemy, Joe Jackson, and Trust. So recording a mostly covers EP (plus a remix of their own song “Crawl”) makes perfect sense, and Anthrax do it with gusto on [...]
Today, RevolverMag.com brings you the exclusive premiere of Anthrax’s cover of Cheap Trick’s “Big Eyes.”
Revolver asked drummer Mike Portnoy to list his favorite cover tunes!
While a who’s who of the music industry was descending on California’s NAMM show last month, a pre-party on January 23 kicked off the whole event with Michael Angelo Batio performing followed by an all-star jam including members of Anthrax, Queensryche, Rising Force, Racer X, The Iron Maidens, Holy Grail, Lizzy Borden, Lynch Mob, Leatherwolf, [...]
Danish metal band Volbeat have announced that their upcoming album, Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies, will be released April 9. The band also has announced that former Anthrax and The Damned Things guitarist Rob Caggiano has officially joined Volbeat. Caggiano served as producer on Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies alongside long-time production partner Jacob Hansen, [...]
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Anthrax has just made available a taste of the band’s upcoming EP, Anthems, due out March 19 on Megaforce Records. “Anthem,” the band’s cover of the classic Rush song, can be heard right here. The eight-track Anthems EP pays tribute to the classic songs by some of Anthrax’s favorite bands from the 1970s. In addition [...]
Anthrax have announced that their new eight-track EP, Anthems, will be released March 19 via MRI/Megaforce. They’ve also posted the cover art, which you can see at left. The EP, a tribute to some of the band’s favorite acts from the 1970s, features covers of songs by Rush, Thin Lizzy, Boston, Cheap Trick, AC/DC and [...]
The show must go on, and in the wake of lead guitarist Rob Caggiano’s departure from Anthrax, the band have just announced that Shadows Fall guitarist Jon Donais will be filling in during the band’s upcoming Metal Alliance tour dates. “Jon is a bro and he’s also a total fucking ripper,” said Scott Ian in [...]
Guitarist Rob Caggiano has officially announced his departure from thrash legends Anthrax after 12 years and two studio albums. The news may come as a bit of surprise for fans given the band’s recent revitalization, culminating in a Grammy nod for the Worship Music track, “I’m Alive.” In an official statement, Caggiano explained that he [...]