Anthrax

Yeah, you and most Anthrax fans. Oh well, I'll enjoy my little spot in the minority.
I loved the John Bush era, all pretty solid albums, actually better than some of the Belladona stuff, but not as good as the best of Belladona stuff.

I don't worry about the change of singers/fiasco because that's their business, I don't know what went on internally there.
 

MrKnickerbocker

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I loved the John Bush era, all pretty solid albums, actually better than some of the Belladona stuff, but not as good as the best of Belladona stuff.

I don't worry about the change of singers/fiasco because that's their business, I don't know what went on internally there.
But the best was John Bush singing the best Bush-era stuff and the best Belladonna-era stuff.

Bush is one of the nicest, most humble metal dudes I've ever seen (or met). Whatever internal stuff was happening, it was all happening between Ian, Benante, and their ideas of what the band/money should be.
 

Travis The Dragon

Rob Halford=Metal God/Bruce Dickinson=God Of Metal
A tour with Killswitch Engage has been announced.

Mar. 29 - Montclair, NJ - The Wellmont Theater
Mar. 30 - Columbus, OH - Express Live
Mar. 31 - Knoxville, TN - The International
Apr. 01 - Norfolk, VA - The NorVa
Apr. 03 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore Silver Spring
Apr. 04 - Wallingford, CT - The Dome at Oakdale
Apr. 05 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
Apr. 07 - Grand Rapids, MI - 20 Monroe Live
Apr. 08 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit
Apr. 09 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
Apr. 11 - Raleigh, NC - The Ritz
Apr. 12 - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
Apr. 13 - Lake Buena Vista, FL - House of Blues
Apr. 16 - Pharr, TX - Boggus Ford Events Center
Apr. 17 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
Apr. 18 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
Apr. 20 - Tempe, AZ - The Marquee
Apr. 22 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
Apr. 23 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
Apr. 25 - Seattle, WA - Showbox SoDo
Apr. 26 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
Apr. 28 - Denver, CO - The Fillmore Auditorium
Apr. 30 - Kansas City, MO - Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
May 01 - St Louis, MO - The Pageant
May 03 - Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
May 05 - Huntington, NY - The Paramount
May 06 - Clifton Park, NY - Upstate Concert Hall
May 07 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
 

RTC

Libera et impera!
Are they supporting like they were for Volbeat? Although I vastly prefer Killswitch to Volbeat.
 
Worship Music is my favourite Anthrax album, 2nd fav is Persistence of Time,

Not sure about For All Kings because I haven't had much opportunity to listen to it.
For All Kings is a very good album, much better than the latest Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Halloween, Megadeth and Metallica albums. Well done Anthrax.
 

Black Wizard

Cereal Litigator
Tour started last night

https://www.setlist.fm/setlist/anthrax/2018/valley-view-casino-center-san-diego-ca-1beda168.html

much shorter than i expected considering they are the third band playing out of five. They left two Joey cds out of the list plus Fistful of Metal
Very short indeed. They must be getting paid nicely for this tour to be worth their while. I wasn't interested in this tour anyway, and since Anthrax (the best band on the bill) have such a short set I'm glad I wasn't interested.
 

terrell39

Ancient Mariner
Saw the tour last night. Set has not changed. Even though I am not happy about how short the set was, their performance was very well received by the audience. Joey seemed easier to understand than Chuck did earlier during the Testament set. Anthrax gave it their all. Just wish the setlist had covered more lps and had not been dominated by the
Among the Living cd. Guess that is par for the course nowadays from them. Really surprised they skipped the Worship Music cd
 

KidInTheDark666

What's yours is mine and what's mine is mine too
Am I the only one who thinks that Belladonna's vocals on Spreading the Disease are probably the best on any thrash album?
 

terrell39

Ancient Mariner
I am definitely a fan of Joey's vocals on STD, but don't know if I would go that far. There are so many different types of thrash singers (Chuck Billy, Bobby Blitz, Sean Killian) hard to compare
 

MrKnickerbocker

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I don't think anything Joey Belladonna has done could be considered "the best" of anything. He was perfectly serviceable during his first tenure in Anthrax and he contributed to a couple amazing albums, but his voice was never the highlight.
 

KidInTheDark666

What's yours is mine and what's mine is mine too
Now that I think of it I don't really agree with my statement anymore, but his voice sounds really great on a lot of the early songs.
 

SixesAlltheway

Ancient Mariner
Belladonna is good for that "glam metal on speed" sound that Anthrax had on their early albums. He's very high pitched and melodic which works for Anthrax, personally I prefer more aggressive thrash metal vocals that has some snarl to em.
 
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