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Anthrax Release First 40th Anniversary Retrospective Video, Fistful of Metal

  • Axl Rosenberg

Anthrax have premiered the debut episode of their Anthrax 40 for 40 video series, which will celebrate the band’s 40th anniversary by taking a look at each individual ‘Thrax album over the course of the coming weeks. That will all lead up to a special career-spanning livestream performance on July 18 (the band’s actual 40th anniversary).

The first episode, of course, begins with Fistful of Metal, the band’s 1984 debut. Interview subjects in this installment include Scott Ian, Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, original Anthrax bassist Dan Lilker (who of course went on to be in bands like Nuclear Assault, S.O.D., and Brutal Truth), original Anthrax lead guitarist Dan Spitz, original Anthrax vocalist Neil Turbin, Henry Rollins, producer/Megaforce Records founder Jon “Jonny Z” Zazula, Eddie Trunk, and more. You can check it out below.

Here’s the schedule of future episodes:

  • May 10 – Spreading the Disease
  • May 17 – Among the Living
  • May 24 – State of Euphoria
  • May 31 – Persistence of Time
  • June 7 – Sound of White Noise
  • June 14 – Stomp 442
  • June 21 – Volume 8
  • June 28 – We’ve Come for Your All
  • July 5 – Worship Music
  • July 12 – For All Kings

Tickets for the livestream should go on sale soonish.

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