2021-08-17 - Still celebrating its 40-year tenure as one of music's premier thrash metal bands, Anthrax announces its first European tour since the summer of 2019. Kicking off on September 27, 2022 in Birmingham, England, the band will play 28 dates in 16 countries, wrapping up in Zurich, Switzerland on November 5. Crossover thrash band Municipal Waste will support on all dates.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 20 at 10AM BST, 11AM CET.
Go to http://www.anthrax.com for all purchasing information!
"It sure has been a long time since we rock’n’rolled in the UK and Europe,” said Anthrax’s Charlie Benante, "but we’re coming back soon to bring the noise to all of you guys. Being that we can’t get over there until 2022, we’re going to make sure that every show will be an eventful one. We won’t just be playing four decades of songs to celebrate our ongoing 40th anniversary - hey, we’ll be giving YOU some history! - but we just might have some brand new ones for you as well. Can’t wait to see all your happy, smiling faces!!!"
On this tour, fans can expect Anthrax - Joey Belladonna/vocals, Scott Ian/rhythm guitar, Frank Bello/bass, Charlie Benante/drums, and Jon Donais/guitar - to draw from all four decades - fan favorite and deep cuts - for their nightly setlist.
"There's just something special about Europe," said Belladonna. "Our fans there have always had a full-fledged excitement about our shows, and I enjoy performing more than anyone can imagine, so we're really looking forward to this tour."
Dates for ANTHRAX’s 2022 EUROPEAN TOUR are as follows:
Twenty-twenty-one marks Anthrax's 40th anniversary, during which time the band has released 11 studio albums, been awarded multiple Gold and Platinum certifications, received six Grammy nominations, and a host of other accolades from the media, the music industry, and fans. In 1991, the band helped break down race and genre barriers when they collaborated with Public Enemy on the track "Bring The Noise," and was the first metal band to have its music heard on Mars when NASA played "Got The Time" to wake up the Mars Rover in 2012. Along with Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth, Anthrax is a card-carrying member of The Big Four, the four bands that defined the speed/thrash/metal genre. Anthrax has also introduced a series of now sold-out signature whiskeys and bourbons and partnered with the Stockholm-based NEZUMI Studios for a high-end, limited-edition Baleine dive watch. Twenty-twenty-one has seen the release of Z2 Comics' "Among the Living" graphic novel with a track-by-track storyline inspired by Anthrax's iconic 1987 album, Among The Living. The book pulls together a "who's who" of names from the worlds of comics and music who created "bubble dialogue" and original artwork to express what the songs meant to them. Taking advantage of COVID-19's prohibition of concert touring, the band has been hard at work writing the next Anthrax album.
Starting May 3, 2021, Anthrax counted down the days to their official July 18 anniversary, first with a three-times-a-week, 40-episode, guest-filled web series that included testimonials from friends such as Chuck D, Kerry King, John Carpenter, Slash, Tom Morello, Rob Zombie, Robert Trujillo, Dave Grohl, Keanu Reeves, and many more. The celebration culminated on July 16 with a global livestream event that offered a set list that spanned the band’s entire career
|2022-09-27||Birmingham (O2 Academy)||GB|
|2022-09-30||Glasgow (O2 Academy)||GB|
|2022-10-01||Newcastle (O2 City Hall)||GB|
|2022-10-03||Leeds (O2 Academy)||GB|
|2022-10-04||Nottingham (Rock City)||GB|
|2022-10-06||Bristol (O2 Academy)||GB|
|2022-10-08||London (Brixton Academy)||GB|
|2022-10-10||Brussels (Ancienne Belgique)||BE|
|2022-10-15||Leipzig (Werk 2)||DE|
|2022-10-17||Copenhagen (Vega Main Hall)||DK|
|2022-10-27||Stuttgart (LKA Longhorn)||DE|
|2022-10-31||Budapest (Barba Negra)||HU|
|2022-11-01||Zagreb (Culture Factory)||HR|
2021-06-03 16:00 - Livestream event tickets and special 40th-anniversary ticket bundles - one including a live video chat with the members of Anthrax - are on sale now. Details
2021-04-29 18:00 - One of The Big Four turns the Big 4-0 this year and is celebrating with a number of special activities and events to honor the landmark anniversary. Details
2018-11-09 16:30 - ANTHRAX have released the 3LP version of their 2018 live release »Kings Among Scotland« today. Get your copy here. Details
2018-04-27 17:00 - ANTHRAX will see its much anticipated, live-in-concert DVD, »Kings Among Scotland« arrive in stores and online today. Details
2018-04-20 16:30 - After recently launching the live clip of 'Indians', it's time to unveil another musical excerpt of the package today, in the following overview clip, that you can watch here. Details
2018-04-17 17:00 - After presenting two trailers over the past few days, it's time to unveil another musical excerpt of »Kings Among Scotland« today. Watch 'Indians' now, here. Details
2018-04-10 17:00 - »Kings Among Scotland« is just a couple of weeks away from its release, and the video's producer/director Paul M. Green had a few words to say about the making of it. Details
2018-04-04 10:00 - Charlie Benante has just posted a video clip where he talks about the filming of the live set and the decision to film in Scotland. Details
2018-03-09 18:00 - ANTHRAX's upcoming live release, »Kings Among Scotland,« due out on April 27th, can be pre-ordered now. Details
2018-01-29 19:30 - ANTHRAX is offering its fans a sneak peek at what they can expect from the band's upcoming live-in-concert DVD, »Kings Among Scotland,« due out April 27. Details