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Scott Ian

Scott Ian

Real/full name:
Scott Ian Rosenfeld
52 (born Dec 31st, 1963)
Place of origin:
United States (New York City)


Scott Ian Rosenfeld co-founded Anthrax with Dan Lilker in 1981 and is the only member to remain with the band throughout its entire lifespan. He is Anthrax's rhythm guitarist and primary lyricist. Scott also co-founded Stormtroopers of Death (aka S.O.D.) and is a member of The Damned Things, which features members of Anthrax and Fall Out Boy.


Brother of Jason Rosenfeld.

Scott's wife, Pearl Aday is a singer and is the adopted daughter of rock singer Meat Loaf. Scott plays guitar in her band.

Has appeared on many VH-1 specials and took part in the reality show "Supergroup" along with Sebastian Bach, Ted Nugent, Evan Seinfeld, and Jason Bonham, where they formed the band Damnocracy.

Is a noted fan of comic books, which has served as ...


Guitars (lead) (1981), Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (1981-present)

1982 First Demo (Demo) Guitars (rhythm)
1983 Second Demo (Demo) Guitars (rhythm)
1983 Soldiers of Metal (Single) Guitars
1984 Fistful of Metal Guitars (rhythm)
1985 Armed and Dangerous (EP) Guitars (rhythm)
1985 Spreading the Disease Guitars (rhythm)
1986 Madhouse (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1986 US Speed Metal Attack (Split video) Guitars (rhythm)
1987 Indians (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
1987 I Am the Law (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
1987 I'm the Man (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1987 I'm the Man (EP) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1987 Among the Living Guitars (rhythm)
1988 Make Me Laugh (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
1988 Oidivnikufesin (Video) Guitars (rhythm)
1988 State of Euphoria Guitars (rhythm)
1989 Anti-Social (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
1989 Flexible Fiend (Split) Guitars
1989 MTV Headbangers Ball (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1989 Penikufesin (EP) Guitars (rhythm)
1990 Got the Time (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1990 In My World (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1990 Persistence of Time Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1991 Live Noize (Video) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1991 Through Time (P.O.V.) (Video) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1991 Attack of the Killer B's (EP) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1991 Bring the Noise (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
1991 Attack of the Killer B's: Videos (Video) Guitars, Vocals
1993 Hy Pro Glo (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1993 Sound of White Noise Guitars (rhythm), Bass (6 string), Vocals
1993 Only (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1993 Black Lodge (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
1994 White Noise: The Videos (Video) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1994 Live - The Island Years (Live album) Guitars (rhythm)
1995 High Octane (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
1995 Fueled (Single) Guitars
1995 Megaforce Worldwide - Volume One (Split) Guitars (rhythm)
1995 Stomp 442 Vocals (backing), Guitars
1996 Bordello of Blood (Single) Guitars, Lyrics
1996 Nothing (EP) Guitars (rhythm)
1996 Nothing (Video) Guitars
1998 Born Again Idiot (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Fistful of Metal / Armed And Dangerous (Compilation) Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Volume 8 - The Threat Is Real Guitars, Vocals (backing), Lyrics
1998 Moshers... 1986-1991 (Compilation) Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Inside Out (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
1999 Ball of Confusion (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2001 Madhouse: The Very Best of Anthrax (Compilation) Guitars (rhythm)
2003 Summer 2003 (EP) Guitars (rhythm)
2003 We've Come for You All Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2003 Safe Home (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2003 Taking the Music Back (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2004 Music of Mass Destruction (Live album) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2004 Music of Mass Destruction (Video) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2004 The Greater of Two Evils Guitars (rhythm), Vocals, Guitars (lead) (on "Panic", "Anthrax")
2005 Alive 2 (Live album) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2005 Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985-1991) The Videos (Video) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2005 Alive 2: The DVD (Video) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2005 Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985-1991) (Compilation) Guitars (rhythm)
2007 Extended Versions (Live album) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2007 Colour Collection (Compilation) Guitars (rhythm)
2009 Caught in a Mosh: BBC Live in Concert (Live album) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2010 The Big 4: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria (Split video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2010 Live at the Sonisphere (EP) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2011 Fight 'Em 'til You Can't (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2011 The Devil You Know (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2011 Worship Music Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2012 Icon (Compilation) Guitars (rhythm)
2013 Anthems (EP) Guitars
2014 Essential (Compilation) Guitars (rhythm)
2014 Chile on Hell (Video) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2015 Evil Twin (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2016 Breathing Lightning (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2016 For All Kings Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2016 A Monster at the End (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals, Guitars (lead)
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Motor Sister


2015 Ride Guitars


Guitars (2006-2010)

Doom Squad

Guitars (1996)


Guitars (1980-1981)




Guitars (2006, 2010)

Slam Jam

Guitars (1995)

Stormtroopers of Death

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

1985 Speak English or Die Guitars
1985 1985 Rehearsal (Demo) Guitars
1992 Live at Budokan (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing), Vocals (track 22), Drums (tracks 24, 25)
1992 Live at Budokan (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing), Vocals (track 24), Drums (tracks 26, 27)
1995 Megaforce Worldwide - Volume One (Split) Guitars
1999 Bigger than the Devil + Kill the Assholes (Single) Guitars
1999 Seasoning the Obese (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1999 Stormtroopers of Death / Yellow Machinegun (Split) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1999 Bigger than the Devil Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2000 Kill Yourself: The Movie (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2002 Speak English or Live (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing), Vocals (track 24), Drums (tracks 26, 27)
2005 20 Years of Dysfunction (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2007 Rise of the Infidels (EP) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2007 Live at the Fenix (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2009 Official Live Bootleg (Live album) Guitars
2011 Crab Society North (Compilation) Guitars
2015 Milk (Split) Guitars
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The Damned Things

Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (2009-2012)

Roadrunner United

Guitars (rhythm) (2005)

Death Angel

2008 Killing Season Vocals (gang shouts)

Killing Culture

1997 KillingCulture Guitars (rhythm) (tracks 5, 13)


1987 U.S.A. for M.O.D. Guitars (acoustic), Vocals (backing), Bitching Mothers Voice


1985 Spreading the Disease Producer
2005 Alive 2: The DVD (Video) Creative director


1987 U.S.A. for M.O.D. Producer
1995 Loved by Thousands... Hated by Millions (Compilation) Producer (as "Scott "Skiing" Ian")

Stormtroopers of Death

1985 Speak English or Die Producer
1992 Live at Budokan (Live album) Liner notes
1999 Bigger than the Devil Additional photography (as "Scott")
2000 Kill Yourself: The Movie (Video) Screenplay, Producer, Director
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