Anthrax Announce Album + Anniversary Livestream Video Release

On July 15, Anthrax will be released Anthrax XL – last year’s 40th anniversary live concert of thrash metal band “Big Four” – both as a live album and video album in digital, Blu-ray and CD formats.

The performance, shot on a Los Angeles soundstage last July, features a full set of hits and deep cuts from Anthrax’s catalog. Alongside an upcoming tour, the release completes the band’s 40th anniversary celebrations that began in 2021 with a retrospective web series.

On Wednesday, June 1, Anthrax released the lead single from Anthrax XL, the live version of “Aftershock,” the searing opener to the B-side of the pivotal 1985 album. Spread of disease.

Watch the video at the bottom of this article.

“Forty is not like 40,” Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante remarked in a press release this week. “Sometimes I have to remind myself how long this strange journey has been going on. I love playing these songs – they’re such a part of my life – and I know for many of our fans they play a big part in theirs too. .”

Regarding the live recording, lead singer Joey Belladonna explained, “Even though we were playing in a studio with just the crew there, we played this set like we were in front of 50,000 screaming fans. I felt like we made a full-on connection with everyone watching from home or anywhere, and they connected with us.”

Anthrax will hit the road this summer for a group of North American tours with Black Label Society and Hatebreed. See the dates under the “Aftershock” video and album information.

Click here to pre-order Anthrax XL now.

Anthrax, “Aftershocks” (Anthrax XL Version)

Anthrax XL Artwork + track list

1. “Time/Fight Em ‘Til You Can’t”
2. “Madhouse”
3. “Caught in a Mosh”
4. “Metal Thrashing Mad”
5. “I have time”
6. “I am the law”
7. “Keep it in the family”
8. “Lone Justice”
9. “The Devil You Know”
10. “Be All, End All”
11. “Now it’s dark”
12. “Antisocial”
13. “At the End”
14. “Medusa”
15. “Evil Twin”
16. “Indians”
17. “Skeletons in the Closet”
18. “Blood Eagle Wings”
19. “Bring on the Noise”
20. “AIR”
21. “Among the Living”

Anthrax, Black Label Society + Hatebreed Summer 2022 North American Tour Dates

Anthrax, Black Label Society, Hatebreed Tour


July 26 – Phoenix, Arizona @ Van Buren
July 28 – Las Vegas, Nevada @ Brooklyn Bowl
July 29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Palladium
July 30 – Sacramento, CA @ Heart Health Park
August 1 – Denver, Colorado @ Fillmore
August 2 – Kansas City, Missouri @ Midland Theater
August 4 – Gary, Indiana @ Hard Rock Live
August 5 – Oshkosh, Wis. @ Oshkosh Arena
August 6 – Minneapolis, Minnesota @ Fillmore
August 8 – Dallas, Texas @ Southside Ballroom*
August 9 – Austin, TX @ Waller Creek Amp.
August 11 – Atlanta, Georgia @ Tabernacle
Aug. 12 – Orlando, Fla. @ House of Blues
August 13 – Charlotte, NC @ Fillmore
August 15 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Brady Music Center
Aug. 16 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman
August 18 – Silver Spring, Md. @ Fillmore
August 19 – Rochester, NY @ Main St. Armory
August 20 – Detroit, Michigan @ Fillmore *
August 22 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
August 23 – Toronto, Ontario @ History
August 24 – Montreal, Quebec @ Cogeco Amp.
August 26 – Brooklyn, NY @ Coney Island Amp.
August 28 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania @ Fillmore *

* No hate

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