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Frank Bello

Frank Bello

Real/full name:
Frank Joseph Bello
52 (born Jul 9th, 1965)
Place of origin:
United States (Bronx, New York)


Bello is mainly known as the long-time bassist for Anthrax, having replaced prior bassist and founding member Dan Lilker in 1985. He quit the band in 2004 and was replaced by Joey Vera, but he returned one year later. During his time away from Anthrax, he briefly performed with Helmet. He has appeared on every Anthrax release since 1985.


Bello entirely wrote and sang "Pieces", a hidden song on Anthrax's 1998 album Volume 8 - The Threat Is Real; the song is a tribute to his brother, Anthony, murdered on March 25, 1996 in New York City in still unknown circumstances.

Prior to joining Anthrax in 1985, Bello was their roadie and guitar technician.

Bello is also the nephew of Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante.

Altitudes & Attitude

Vocals, Bass, Guitars (2013-present)

2014 Altitudes & Attitude (EP) Vocals, Bass, Guitars


Bass (1984-present)

1985 Armed and Dangerous (EP) Bass (tracks 1 - 5)
1985 Spreading the Disease Bass
1986 Madhouse (Single) Bass
1986 US Speed Metal Attack (Split video) Bass
1987 I Am the Law (Single) Bass
1987 I'm the Man (Single) Bass, Vocals
1987 Indians (Single) Bass
1987 I'm the Man (EP) Bass, Vocals
1987 Among the Living Bass
1988 Make Me Laugh (Single) Bass
1988 Oidivnikufesin (Video) Bass, Vocals
1988 State of Euphoria Bass
1989 Anti-Social (Single) Bass
1989 Flexible Fiend (Split) Bass
1989 MTV Headbangers Ball (Split) Bass
1989 Penikufesin (EP) Bass
1990 In My World (Single) Bass
1990 Got the Time (Single) Bass
1990 Persistence of Time Bass, Backing Vocals
1991 Free B's (EP) Bass
1991 Live Noize (Video) Bass
1991 Through Time (P.O.V.) (Video) Bass
1991 Attack of the Killer B's (EP) Bass, Vocals (track 7)
1991 Bring the Noise (Single) Bass
1991 Attack of the Killer B's: Videos (Video) Bass, Vocals
1993 Hy Pro Glo (Single) Bass
1993 Sound of White Noise Bass, Vocals
1993 Only (Single) Bass
1993 Black Lodge (Single) Bass
1994 White Noise: The Videos (Video) Bass
1994 Live - The Island Years (Live album) Bass
1995 High Octane (Single) Bass
1995 Fueled (Single) Bass
1995 Stomp 442 Bass, Vocals (backing)
1996 Bordello of Blood (Single) Bass, Lyrics
1996 Nothing (EP) Bass
1996 Nothing (Video) Bass
1998 Born Again Idiot (Single) Bass
1998 Volume 8 - The Threat Is Real Bass, Vocals (backing), Vocals (track 15)
1998 Moshers... 1986-1991 (Compilation) Bass
1998 Inside Out (Single) Bass
1999 Ball of Confusion (Single) Bass
2001 Madhouse: The Very Best of Anthrax (Compilation) Bass
2002 The Collection (Compilation) Bass
2003 Summer 2003 (EP) Bass
2003 We've Come for You All Bass, Vocals
2003 Safe Home (Single) Bass
2003 Taking the Music Back (Single) Bass
2004 Music of Mass Destruction (Live album) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2004 Music of Mass Destruction (Video) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2004 The Greater of Two Evils Bass, Vocals (backing)
2005 Alive 2 (Live album) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2005 Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985-1991) The Videos (Video) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2005 Alive 2: The DVD (Video) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2005 Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985-1991) (Compilation) Bass
2007 Extended Versions (Live album) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2007 Colour Collection (Compilation) Bass
2009 Caught in a Mosh: BBC Live in Concert (Live album) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2010 The Big 4: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria (Split video) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2010 Live at the Sonisphere (EP) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2011 Fight 'Em 'til You Can't (Single) Bass
2011 The Devil You Know (Single) Bass
2011 Worship Music Bass, Vocals (backing)
2012 Icon (Compilation) Bass
2013 Anthems (EP) Bass
2014 Essential (Compilation) Bass
2014 Chile on Hell (Video) Bass
2015 Evil Twin (Single) Bass
2016 Breathing Lightning (Single) Bass
2016 For All Kings Bass, Vocals (backing)
2016 In the End (Single) Bass
2016 A Monster at the End (Single) Bass
2017 Leftoverthrax (Single) Bass
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Bass (2004-2005)

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