Thrash Metal deities, Anthrax, have been shredding guitars and ripping through bangers for headbangers for nearly four decades. As esteemed members of the Big Four of Heavy Metal, Anthrax have revolutionized heavy music in the mainstream, blended rap and rock before it was trendy, and have became a household name…which hasn’t always been an easy one to have…
Although thrash royalty, the path to the throne has not always been smooth. In this APTV exclusive, Scott Ian and Charlie Benante reflect on the bad album covers, whacky fashion choices and rushed records of the mighty Anthrax–the stuff they’ll omit from their inevitable Rock Hall induction speech and the cringe-worthy missteps they would like you to forget about.