Before Cliff Burton's demise, he had developed a strong friendship with Anthrax bassist Frank Bello.
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.
In this Round 2 battle in the Greatest Metal Bassist tournament, we've got members of two pioneering metal acts going face to face.
Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne is one of metal’s most underrated bassists. He imposes his will on the band’s music, displaying a circus of techniques including lightning fast finger-picking, slapping, a unique tapping style, flicks, and even flamenco. His bass playing is an undoubtedly signature s
Continuing on with our coverage of the 2013 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, we had the chance to sit backstage with Anthrax vocalist Joey Belladonna and bassist Frank Bello for a lovely chat. Topics of the day included Shadows Fall guitarist Jon Donias filling in for former guitarist Rob Caggiano, the band's headlining spot on the just-wrapped 2013 Metal Alliance tour, new material slowly being jammed out for Anthrax's next studio album + much more.
Anthrax bassist Frank Bello was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. He spoke all about the band’s journey and their success with their latest record ‘Worship Music,’ as well as the forthcoming re-release of the album. He also dished about being in the film ‘Greetings From Tim Buckley’ and much more. Read the full interview with Frank Bello below: