Anthrax bassist Frank Bello is our latest guest for 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' In what turned into one of our best Wikipedia segments to date, Bello sets the record straight about his beginnings with Anthrax, the band's first European tour being interrupted by the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown, being pressured to change Anthrax's name, mourning the death of 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott + more.
We recently caught up with Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian shortly before the thrash legend took the stage for his March 5 'Speaking Words' performance in New York City. During our chat, Scott Ian radiated excitement for Anthrax's next album, explaining in great detail what his "perfect schedule" is for writing and recording Anthrax's new offering.
In the latest episode of Fuse's 'Metalhead to Head,' Korn's Ray Luzier and Anthrax's Charlie Benante sit down and chat with each other (watch Part 1 above). Two great drummers shoot the breeze about everything from how they got started drumming to developing their style to being fathers. There's a drum pad in between them, and throughout the interview they actually play various parts and demonstrate techniques.
Motorhead are hitting the high seas, and if they have their way, you'll never hear the ship's horn. That's because there will be some stellar metal bands on board ready to drown out any outside sounds on "The Loudest Boat in the World." The inaugural 'Motorhead's Motorboat Cruise' will set sail in September 2014 with Megadeth, Anthrax and a whole host of heavy rock acts joining in the fun.
Our third battle in the Mosh Pit Region finds one of the "Big 4" squaring off against one of Viking metal's pioneering bands. Which one will advance to Round 2 of the March Metal Madness competition to name the best 21st Century metal album? That's up to you, so let's look at the nominees.