Charlie Benante uploaded a video of himself laying down drum tracks for a brand new Anthrax demo earlier this yr, and now the drummer has confirmed that the brand new album will come out someday in 2022.
Throughout an interview with KCAL 96.7’s RadioactiveMike Z, Benante defined how pleased he was that the band determined to reunite with vocalist Joey Belladonna. “Once we did that reunion tour, I used to be actually enthusiastic about it. I used to be extra excited to simply kinda restore the connection. That is what it was all about,” the drummer stated.
“I am so glad we did that. We made two nice information, and we’re on our method to making one other nice file I feel,” he added.
Like many different musicians, the COVID-19 pandemic put a little bit of a halt on Anthrax’s recording plans, however Benante stated that they are undoubtedly engaged on the follow-up to 2016’s For All Kings.
“We’re nonetheless engaged on the fabric. As a result of COVID form of put a cease on all of it, in a way. We did not get collectively, however I used to be nonetheless engaged on the fabric,” he stated. “However we did not wanna put a file out throughout this time as a result of we did not it to simply get misplaced and get sucked up on this COVID vacuum.”
Thankfully, he assured that we will anticipate a 2022 launch.
Take heed to the interview beneath.
This previous October, Scott Ian remarked that Anthrax weren’t planning on releasing any new music until they were able to tour once more. Fortunately, that is now coming true. See the band’s record of tour dates on their website.
If you do not have tickets to see Anthrax play dwell, fret not. They’re additionally enjoying a livestream present on July 16 to commemorate their fortieth anniversary. Get the main points here.
Charlie Benante Interview With RadioactiveMike Z
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