Anthrax (Band)

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Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene during the 1980s. Of the "Big Four" thrash metal bands (the others being Metallica, Megadeth and Slayer), Anthrax were the only band from the East Coast. As of 2014, the band has released ten studio albums, a number of singles and an EP with American hip hop group Public Enemy. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Anthrax sold 2.5 million records in the United States from 1991 to 2004, with worldwide sales of 10 million. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 103 photos, 2 photo albums, 5 trivia items, 14 magazines, 46 lists, 124 albums, 514 songs, 1 award, 41 film credits, 45 news stories, and key facts about Anthrax!

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41 Credits »
2016 Carolina Rebellion -
2015 Rock on the Range -
2013 Golden Gods 5th Anniversary Show -
2012 Anthrax: The Devil You Know -
2001 Ghosts of Mars -
1990 Pledge Night -
2014 Scott Ian: Swearing Words in Glasgow -
2011 Metal Evolution -
2005 I Love the '90s: Part Deux -
2002 Fastlane -
1999 Universal Soldier: The Return -


514 Songs »
1 Madhouse
2 Caught In A Mosh
3 I Am The Law.
4 Indians 1987
5 Got The Time 1990
6 Among The Living
7 Antisocial 1988
8 Metal Thrashing Mad
9 A. I. R. 1985
10 Deathrider 1984
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


1 Award »
Nominated for 1 Award

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45 Stories »


46 Lists »
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