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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Defends KISS Decision to Not Reunite Original Lineup at Rock Hall Induction

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KISS will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this spring, but much to the dismay of many fans, the group has decided not to perform at the event. In a recent statement, the band revealed that rather than worry which lineups and members are represented during a performance, they've instead decided to focus on the induction. While the move may not make all of KISS' fanbase happy, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, a longtime fan of the group, says he understands the reasoning for it.

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Anthrax Guitarist Scott Ian: ‘Lest Anyone Think Differently, I Love Joey Belladonna’

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Yesterday (Feb. 24), a story about singer Joey Belladonna and his relationship with his Anthrax bandmates was met with some surprise by fans. In a recent interview, Belladonna claimed that he's never quite found his place in Anthrax, rarely speaks with his bandmates and is "only allowed so much friendship" with the instrumental section of the band. In response, guitarist Scott Ian has addressed the situation, publicly stating that Ian loves the Anthrax vocalist.

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Joey Belladonna on Anthrax: I’m Only Allowed So Much Friendship

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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

During a recent interview, Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna opened up about his place within the inner workings of Anthrax. Along with sharing that he's never quite found his place in Anthrax, Belladonna admits he may have never joined the band if he had known how personally closed off he'd feel from his current bandmates.

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Lamb of God Members, Anthrax’s Charlie Benante Headline ‘That Metal Show’ Episode

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You'll want to make plans Saturday night (Feb. 22) to check out VH1 Classic's 'That Metal Show.' The latest episode finds Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine sitting down for a chat with Lamb of God's Randy Blythe and Chris Adler to promote their new DVD 'As the Palaces Burn,' while Anthrax's Charlie Benante is on hand to show off some of his drum skills leading in and out of commercial breaks.

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Scott Ian: Anthrax Have Wealth of Material for Next Album

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian is kicking off his North American 'Speaking Words' tour tonight (Feb. 20) in Chicago. The trek will feature the metal veteran standing onstage telling intriguing stories about his life, and answering questions from fans.

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Reflects on Cliff Burton’s Death During Chris Jericho Podcast

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Metallica and Anthrax are not only part of 'The Big 4,' but also came up through the metal ranks at the same time. Their shared history dates back to the '80s, and sadly Anthrax were there with Metallica during the most traumatic and tragic event of their early career -- the death of bassist Cliff Burton.

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Launches Direct-to-Fan Campaign for ‘Speaking Words’ DVD

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

You may have caught Scott Ian's 'Speaking Words' in Europe last summer, and if you're in the U.S., you may be catching the Anthrax guitarist's 2014 North American tour dates. However, if you won't be seeing Ian tell his tale in person, you might be able to grab an official DVD release. For a bit of help to finance a DVD release, Ian has set up a direct-to-fan campaign.

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Metal Thrashing Mad: Anthrax’s ‘Fistful of Metal’ Turns 30 Years Old

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This January marks the 30th anniversary since the release of Anthrax’s debut album, ‘Fistful of Metal,’ which was obviously one of very first bona fide thrash metal LPs, arriving right on the coattails of Metallica’s ‘Kill ‘em All,’ Slayer’s ‘Show no Mercy,’ and other, lesser-known nuggets like Exciter’s ‘Heavy Metal Maniac.’

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Metal Masters 5 Thrills Fans and Legends Alike – Recap, Photo Gallery and Video

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Photo courtesy of Paris Visone

What do you get when members of Pantera, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Testament and a slew of other metal bands share the stage? Metal Masters 5!

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Slayer, Pantera, Megadeth, Anthrax Members + More Rock Metal Masters 5 [Videos]

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Last night (Jan. 22), metalheads were treated to the fifth installment of Metal Masters. Boasting a lineup of brilliant musicians, the 11 legendary players tore through 22 songs for a captivated Anaheim, Calif., audience. If you were unable to check out Metal Masters 5 in person, no worries! We've got some fan-filmed footage to share with you here.

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