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Charlie Benante

Charlie Benante

Real/full name:
Charles L. Benante
Age:
51 (born Nov 27th, 1962)
Place of origin:
United States (Bronx, NYC, New York)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Charlie Benante is an Italian-American musician, best known for his work with Anthrax and Stormtroopers of Death.

Benante joined Anthrax in 1983, prior to the recording of the band's debut album Fistful of Metal, and has been the band's drummer to the present day. He is known for having a very fast double kick technique and has been credited as one of the pioneers of double-bass, as well as ...

Trivia

Benante is also a graphic artist and has designed many Anthrax album covers and t-shirts.

Benante has stated in most of the old Anthrax interviews and videos that his favorite fictional character is Darth Vader.

Anthrax

Drums, Percussion (1983-present)

1983 Soldiers of Metal (Single) Drums (Track 1)
1984 Fistful of Metal Drums
1985 Armed and Dangerous (EP) Drums (Tracks 1 - 6)
1985 Spreading the Disease Drums
1986 Madhouse (Single) Drums
1986 US Speed Metal Attack (Split video) Drums
1987 Indians (Single) Drums
1987 I'm the Man (Single) Drums, Vocals
1987 I Am the Law (Single) Drums
1987 I'm the Man (EP) Drums, Vocals
1987 Among the Living Drums
1988 Make Me Laugh (Single) Drums
1988 Oidivnikufesin (Video) Drums
1988 State of Euphoria Drums
1989 Anti-Social (Single) Drums
1989 Flexible Fiend (Split) Drums, Percussion
1989 Penikufesin (EP) Drums
1990 Got the Time (Single) Drums
1990 In My World (Single) Drums
1990 Persistence of Time Drums
1991 Live Noize (Video) Drums
1991 Through Time (P.O.V.) (Video) Drums, Percussion
1991 Attack of the Killer B's (EP) Drums, (on track 7), Guitars (acoustic)
1991 Bring the Noise (Single) Drums
1991 Attack of the Killer B's: Videos (Video) Drums, Vocals
1993 Hy Pro Glo (Single) Drums
1993 Sound of White Noise Drums
1993 Only (Single) Drums
1993 Black Lodge (Single) Drums
1994 White Noise: the Videos (Video) Drums, Percussion
1994 Live (The Island Years) (Live album) Drums
1995 Fueled (Single) Drums
1995 Stomp 442 Drums
1996 Bordello of Blood (Single) Drums, Songwriting
1996 Nothing (EP) Drums
1996 Nothing (Video) Drums
1998 Born Again Idiot (Single) Drums
1998 Volume 8 - The Threat Is Real Drums, Percussion
1998 Inside Out (Single) Drums, Percussion
2003 Summer 2003 (EP) Drums
2003 We've Come for You All Drums, Guitars, Guitars (acoustic)
2003 Safe Home (Single) Drums, Percussion, Guitars
2003 Taking the Music Back (Single) Drums, Percussion, Guitars
2004 Music of Mass Destruction (Live album) Drums
2004 Music of Mass Destruction (Video) Drums
2004 The Greater of Two Evils Drums
2005 Alive 2 (Live album) Drums
2005 Alive 2: The DVD (Video) Drums
2005 Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985-1991) The Videos (Video) Drums
2007 Extended Versions (Live album) Drums
2009 Caught in a Mosh: BBC Live in Concert (Live album) Drums
2010 The Big 4: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria (Split video) Drums
2010 Live at the Sonisphere (EP) Drums
2011 Fight 'Em 'Til You Can't (Single) Drums
2011 The Devil You Know (Single) Drums, Percussion
2011 Worship Music Drums, Guitars (acoustic), Guitars (electric)
2013 Anthems (EP) Drums, Guitars
2014 Chile on Hell (Video) Drums, Percussion
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Heavy the Fall

Drums

Stormtroopers of Death

Drums (1985-1986, 1992, 1997-2002)

1985 Speak English or Die Guitar Solo (6), Drums, Vocals (backing)
1985 1985 Rehearsal (Demo) Drums
1992 Live at Budokan (Live album) Drums, Guitars (24, 25)
1992 Live at Budokan (Video) Drums, Guitars (26, 27)
1999 Seasoning the Obese (Single) Drums
1999 Stormtroopers of Death / Yellow Machinegun (Split) Drums
1999 Bigger Than the Devil Drums, Guitar solo (on "Moment of Truth")
2000 Kill Yourself: The Movie (Video) Drums
2002 Speak English or Live (Video) Guitars (26, 27), Drums
2005 20 Years of Dysfunction (Video) Drums
2007 Rise of the Infidels (EP) Drums
2007 Live at the Fenix (Video) Drums
2009 Official Live Bootleg (Live album) Drums
(show all)

Life of Agony

1997 Soul Searching Sun 6 and 12 string acoustic guitar (on "Tangerine (Re-Zep)")

Anthrax

1985 Spreading the Disease Cover concept
1987 I Am the Law (Single) Artwork
1987 Among the Living Art concept
1988 State of Euphoria Cover concept
1990 Persistence of Time Art concept
1991 Attack of the Killer B's (EP) Producer, Mixing
1993 Sound of White Noise Artwork, Photo concept
2003 We've Come for You All Cover concept, Art direction, Mixing
2003 Safe Home (Single) Art direction
2005 Alive 2: The DVD (Video) Creative director, Art director
2005 Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985-1991) (Compilation) Artwork
2011 Worship Music Album concept
2013 Anthems (EP) Art direction, Concept
(show all)

Stormtroopers of Death

1985 Speak English or Die Collage ('85), Cover art
1992 Live at Budokan (Live album) Art direction, Collage
1992 Live at Budokan (Video) Design (as "Charlie")
1999 Bigger Than the Devil Photo collage, Additional photography, Artwork (illustrations) (as "Charlie")
2002 Speak English or Live (Video) Design (Original) (as "Charlie")
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