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Following on from last weeks’ debut episode looking at the history of Anthrax with their debut ‘Fistful of Metal’, we continue the retrospect of the bands’ incredible career with episode 2…

Anthrax premiered their debut episode of their “40 for 40” video series last week, which celebrates the band’s 40th anniversary by taking a look at each individual ‘Thrax album over the course of the coming weeks.

Today we continue the story with episode 2 featuring Danny Lilker [Nuclear Assault], Roder Miret [Agnostic Front], Ross The Boss [Manowar], Johnny Z [Megaforce Records] and more.

We will be streaming every episode on Overdrive leading up to a special career-spanning Livestream performance on July 18 (the band’s actual 40th anniversary).

Check out the second episode below:

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.

Tune into Overdrive tomorrow for an exclusive feature interview with drummer, Charlie Benante about his ‘Silver Linings‘ project and much more.

Keep up with Overdrive via this link.

Oran O’Beirne 2021