Tag: Scott Ian

SLAYER Makes Followup Statement Regarding Dave Lombardo

Slayer has released the following statement to Blabbermouth.net regarding the band’s decision to replace drummer Dave Lombardo for the upcoming Australian tour: “Slayer confirms that Jon Dette will drum for the band on its Australian tour that starts this Saturday, February 23 in Brisbane. As regards Dave Lombardo’s Facebook post, Slayer does not agree with Mr. Lombardo’s substance or the timeline of the events, except to acknowledge …

JON DETTE To Fill in for Anthrax Drummer CHARLIE BENANTE During Australian Tour

Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante won’t be able to make it to the Australian tour that kicks off on February 21 in Brisbane.  According to Scott Ian, Charlie “is dealing with personal issues right now and can’t leave” the U.S.  “[Charlie is] really bummed about not being able to head down there,” says Ian.  We posted an article (click …

ANTHRAX’s Scott Ian Doesn’t Give a Shit About the Music Industry

Brendan Crabb of Australia’s Loud magazine recently conducted an interview with Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Loud: On the topic of Worship Music, the new cover songs are being released soon, but have you started writing for another full-length record yet? Scott: Not like, not really started writing, but there certainly are ideas. There’s …

SCOTT IAN Says That Rob Caggiano Is on a Mission to do His Own Thing

MTV Hive recently conducted an interview with Scott Ian of Anthrax and discussed the departure of Rob Caggiano as well as the addition of Shadows Fall’s Jon Donais.  Jon will play second guitar on all currently scheduled tour dates and will temporarily fill in for Anthrax’s upcoming shows in India, the series of Soundwave festival dates in Australia, and the …

ANTHRAX Announces New Fill-In Guitarist

Anthrax have announced that Shadows Fall guitarist Jon Donais will be replacing Rob Caggiano.   As a temporary member,  Donais will fill in for the band’s upcoming tour dates in India, the series of Soundwave Festival shows in Australia, and the North American Metal Alliance Tour (dates below). “Jon is a bro and he’s also a …

ANTHRAX Confident that All Inquiries can Shred like Malmsteen but Not Holding Auditions

Anthrax has announced that it will not hold auditions for guitarist Rob Caggiano’s replacement. Apparently Anthrax have been inundated with people asking about auditions and Anthrax released the following statement on their Facebook page… Rob announced his leaving Anthrax so that he could focus on producing records.  The band made this statement following his announcement: “Rob has been …

Guitarist Rob Caggiano Leaves Anthrax

Guitarist Rob Caggiano has left Anthrax and had this to say: “I’m extremely proud of my time in Anthrax,” Caggiano says. “Actually, that’s an understatement! We accomplished so many great things together over the years and I shared some of the best times of my life with these guys. As a band, we also weathered quite a few …

Anthrax’s SCOTT IAN to Embark on “Speaking Words” Tour

According to Decibel Magazine, guitarist Scott Ian of  Anthrax will be heading out for a 16-date spoken-word U.K. tour this May/June called “Speaking Words”.  Scott will be telling some of the stories that’s been gathered throughout his 30-year career as a musician. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do, and I’ve always been trying to figure …

ANTHRAX to Headline Metal Alliance Tour 2013 Joined by EXODUS, MUNICIPAL WASTE, & HOLY GRAIL

Anthrax have been announced as the headliners for the Metal Alliance Tour 2013. The band is planning to perform their classic 1987 album Among the Living in its entirety. “Holy crap am I so excited about this year’s Metal Alliance Tour,” said Scott Ian. “It’s been a great year and a half for us since Worship Music came out and to cap …

Anthrax’s SCOTT IAN Wins Against Threshold’s DAMIAN WILSON at the Nuclear Blast Poker Challenge

On November 20, 2012, Scott Ian from Anthrax and Threshold front man Damian Wilson were challenged at the first “Icon Challenge” tournament at the new Nuclear Blast Poker Room. With almost 100 people participating, it was Scott Ian who could kick Damian Wilson out of the tournament and who eventually won the whole thing! Two guys from …

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