Anthrax’s Joey Belladonna sang the U.S. national anthem during the August 10 Buffalo Bills vs. Minnesota Vikings game in New York. Check out footage of that below:
The lineup has been revealed for the 2017 Knotfest Mexico. The event will take place at The Foro Pegaso in Toluca, Mexico on October 28, and it will feature the following: A Perfect Circle, Korn, Anthrax, Stone Sour, Bullet For My Valentine, Hatebreed, Taking Back Sunday, Cannibal Corpse, Children Of Bodom, Ill Niño, Attila, Suicide Silence, Periphery, Maximum The Hormone, Tech N9ne, Cerebrus, and Deadly Apples.
Hatebreed, Crowbar, Whitechapel, Prong, Kyng, and Oni have been added to the Metal Maya festival. Previously announced acts include: Anthrax, Overkill, Superjoint, Death Angel, Metal Allegiance (feat. Phil Demmel (Machine Head), David Ellefson (Megadeth), Gary Holt (Slayer/Exodus), Mark Menghi, Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), Mike Portnoy, Steve “Zetro” Souza (Exodus), Ryan Waste (Municipal Waste), etc.), Otep, and Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens. The event will take place October 29 – November 2 at the Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun, just south of Cancun in Puerto Morelos on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. This will be a special metal-themed vacation with all kinds of other activities to help celebrate Halloween and the Day Of The Dead. Lamb of God‘s Chris Adler will be one of the event hosts, and Phil Anselmo (Pantera, etc.) will host a special Halloween horror movie night.
Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Scott Ian (Anthrax) and his wife Pearl Aday, Dave Kushner (Velvet Revolver), Jinxx (Black Veil Brides), Michael Starr (Steel Panther), and more formed as part of the “Strange 80’s” event at the Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, CA yesterday (May 14). You can see some footage of Taylor and more talking on Prince‘s “1999” & “Let’s Go Crazy” and Judas Priest‘s “Electric Eye” below:
Charlie Benante (Anthrax) has posted some footage of him performing a medley of Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man” and The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” with fifth-graders Mikey Goldberg and Grayson Perri during a variety show at his daughter’s school (Kildeer Countryside Elementary) in Long Grove, Illinois. Benante commented:
“Helping out at my daughters school. Kildeer Elementary School w/ Mikey Goldberg on bass and Grayson Perri on electric guitar. You guys rocked the 5th grade Variety show!!!! Passing on the torch to the next generation of Rock N’ Roll!”
During their April 22 show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA, Anthrax played their cover of Kansas’ “Carry On Wayward Son” live for the first time. The studio version of the track comes with the band’s recently released limited edition vinyl box set version of “For All Kings.”
During some of their recent shows together, Anthrax’s Joey Belladonna joined Killswitch Engage onstage for a cover of Dio’s “Holy Diver.” Check out footage of that below: