ANTHRAX TO RELEASE 'ANTHEMS' EP, ANNOUNCE GUITARIST 24th January 2013
Anthrax are set to release a special edition of their 11th studio album 'Worship Music' through Nuclear Blast on 25th March 2013.
Anthrax, one of heavy metal's all-time great acts who, along with Slayer, Metallica and Megadeth -The Big Four - are credited with co-founding the thrash genre, return with a special edition of Worship Music, The 'Special Edition' includes a bonus 'Anthem' E.P which includes 6 covers, 'Anthem' (Rush cover), 'Jailbreak' (Thin Lizzy), 'TNT' (AC/DC), 'Big Eyes' (Cheap Trick), 'Smokin' '(Boston) and 'Keep On Runnin' (Journey) as well as a remix of the track 'Crawl'. 'Worship Music' was the bands first release in seven years and marked the return of singer Joey Belladonna, an essential part of Anthrax's line-up from1985 to 1992.
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The band who picked up the highly prestigious 'Metal Guru' award at the Classic Rock Awards last November will be returning to the live circuit this year with an appearance at the annual Bloodstock Open Air festival on Sunday 11th August 2013.
Shadows Fall guitarist Jon Donais will temporarily fill in for the departed Rob Caggiano when the band play previously announced dates in India, Australia and North America.
Special Edition pack:
CD 1. "WORSHIP MUSIC" Full track listing:
Earth On Hell
The Devil You Know
Fight'em 'Til You Can't
In The End
CD 2. 'Anthems' EP:
Keep On Runnin' (Journey)
Big Eyes (Cheap Trick)
Jailbreak (Thin Lizzy)
Crawl (Album version)
'Worship Music Special Edition' is out on 25th March through Nuclear Blast Records. The "Anthems" EP will be available separately.