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Anthrax

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Yonkers, New York
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1981
Genre:
Speed/Thrash Metal, Groove Metal
Lyrical themes:
Humor, Hardship, Social issues, Anti-fascism
Current label:
Megaforce Records
Years active:
1981-present
Pictured from left to right: Jonathan Donais, Scott Ian, Joey Belladonna, Charlie Benante, Frank Bello.

Anthrax was founded in July 1981 by guitarists Scott Ian & Dan Lilker. They discovered the band's name while perusing a biology textbook and claimed it solely for its sufficiently evil-sounding connotation. Soon to join them were vocalist John Connelly, drummer Dave Weiss & bassist Kenny ...
Current
Scott Ian Guitars (lead) (1981), Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (1981-present)
See also: Motor Sister, Mr. Bungle, Posehn (live), ex-S.O.D., The Damned Things, ex-Altitudes & Attitude (live), ex-Damnocracy, ex-Doom Squad, ex-Four-X, ex-Pearl, ex-Posehn, ex-Slam Jam, ex-Roadrunner United (live)
Charlie Benante Drums, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (1983-present), Guitars (lead) (1995, 2002, 2011, 2015)
See also: ex-S.O.D., ex-Altitudes & Attitude (live), ex-Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Heavy the Fall
Frank Bello Bass (1984-2004, 2005-present), Vocals (backing) (1984-2004, 2005-present)
See also: Altitudes & Attitude, ex-Helmet
Joey Belladonna Vocals (1984-1992, 2005-2007, 2010-present)
See also: Belladonna, Chief Big Way, Journey Beyond, Metal All Stars, ex-Bible Black, ex-Triffid
Jonathan Donais Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (2013-present)
See also: Shadows Fall, ex-Aftershock, ex-Whiskey Whore
Past
Paul Kahn Bass (1981)
Kenny Kushner Bass (1981-1982)
See also: ex-World Bang
Dave Weiss Drums (1981-1982)
Dan Lilker Guitars (lead) (1981-1982), Bass (1982-1984)
See also: Blurring, Evil Wrath, Nuclear Assault, Lock Up (live), ex-Brutal Truth, ex-Crucifist, ex-Extra Hot Sauce, ex-Hemlock, ex-Nokturnal Hellstorm, ex-Overlord Exterminator, ex-Redrum, ex-S.O.D., ex-The Ravenous, ex-NunFuckRitual, notS.O.D. Fist Banging Maniacs, Stormtroopers of Beer, United Forces, ex-Holy Moses, ex-Venomous Concept, ex-Autopsy (live), ex-Dark Angel (live), ex-Soulfly (live), ex-Exit-13, ex-Crab Society, ex-Human Garbage, ex-Last Satanic Dance, ex-Malformed Earthborn, ex-Sick of It All, ex-White Heat
Jason Rosenfeld Vocals (1981-1982)
See also: ex-Rug Rat, ex-Reverend
Dirk Kennedy Vocals (1981)
See also: Hittman
John Connelly Vocals (1981)
See also: Nuclear Assault, ex-John Connelly Theory, ex-Acid Reign (live), ex-C.I.A.
Greg D'Angelo Drums (1982-1983)
See also: Greg Leon Invasion, Rough Riot, Stephen Pearcy, ex-Black Label Society, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Blackthorne, ex-Pride & Glory, ex-Cities, ex-AntiProduct, ex-Britny Fox, ex-Lynyrd Skynhead, ex-Pirates of Venus, ex-White Lion, ex-Ace Frehley (live)
Greg Walls Guitars (1982-1983)
See also: ex-Hittman, ex-Stephen Pearcy (live)
Neil Turbin Vocals (1982-1984)
See also: ex-Neil Turbin, Bleed the Hunger, DeathRiders, Immortal Soul, ex-Onslaught (live), ex-Steel Prophet (live), ex-AMRA, ex-Bad Applz, ex-Claude Schnell, ex-Great Gildersleeves, ex-Kurt James Band, ex-New Race, ex-School Of Hard Knocks, ex-Turbin, ex-Voodoo Rhythm Devil's Project, ex-Wrecking Crew
Bob Berry Guitars (1983)
Dan Spitz Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (1983-1995, 2005-2007)
See also: ex-Thrasher, ex-Red Lamb, ex-DeuxMonkey, Voices of Extreme, ex-Overkill
Matt Fallon Vocals (1984)
See also: ex-Skid Row, ex-Steel Fortune
John Bush Vocals (1992-2005, 2009-2010)
See also: Armored Saint, ex-Stone Soldier, ex-Royal Decree
Rob Caggiano Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (2001-2005, 2007-2013)
See also: Volbeat, Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy, ex-Boiler Room, ex-Temple of the Black Moon, ex-The Damned Things
Dan Nelson Vocals (2007-2009)
See also: BlackGates, Lead Pipe Cruelty, Wolfpack Black, ex-Devilsize, ex-Discipline, ex-Farewell to Washington, ex-Godsize, ex-Inside Hollow, ex-Me, My Enemy
Current (Live)
Gene Hoglan Drums (2011-2012, 2018-present)
See also: Brendon Small's Galaktikon, Dark Angel, Dethklok, Mechanism, Pitch Black Forecast, Testament, ex-Daemon, ex-Meldrum, ex-Strapping Young Lad, ex-Tenet, Death DTA (live), ex-Devin Townsend, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Just Cause, ex-Memorain, ex-Viking, ex-Zimmers Hole, ex-Old Man's Child (live), ex-Opeth (live), ex-Unearth (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Death, ex-Wargod, ex-Carnage, ex-The Almighty Punchdrunk, ex-The Ani Kyd Band
Past (Live)
Paul Crook Guitars (lead) (1995-1998)
See also: ex-Belladonna, ex-M.O.D., ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Marya Roxx (live), ex-Meat Loaf (live)
Dave "The Snake" Sabo Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2000)
See also: Skid Row, ex-Bon Jovi, ex-Steel Fortune
Joey Vera Bass (2004-2005, 2008, 2012)
See also: Armored Saint, Fates Warning, Mercyful Fate, Motor Sister, Joey Vera, John Arch, A Chinese Firedrill, ex-Arch / Matheos, ex-Seven Witches, ex-OSI, ex-Engine, ex-Invasion, ex-Royal Decree, ex-Sapphire
Jason Bittner Drums (2006, 2012)
See also: Burning Human, Overkill, Shadows Fall, ex-China White, ex-Ever Dark, ex-Hellspeak, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Toxik, ex-Stigmata, ex-Crisis, ex-Lynch's Mr. Scary (live)
Andreas Kisser Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2011, 2018)
See also: De la Tierra, Sepultura, Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Pestilence, ex-Sexoturica, ex-Esfinge, Andreas Kisser, Hail!, Kisser Clan, ex-Asesino (live), ex-Scorpions (live), ex-Andreas Kisser & Embromation Society, ex-Brasil Rock Stars, ex-Charles' Angels, ex-DJ Andreas Kisser, ex-Ed Motta, Andreas Kisser and Rui Veloso, ex-Godswallop, ex-Projeto Brasil Guitarras, ex-Quarteto da Pinga, ex-Clube Big Beatles (live), ex-Far From Alaska (live), ex-Orquestra Rockfônica (live)
Jon Dette Drums (2012-2013, 2015, 2017)
See also: ex-Apocalypse, Animetal USA, ex-Chaotic Realm, ex-Evildead, ex-Impellitteri, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Meshiaak, ex-Testament, ex-Heathen (live), ex-Iced Earth (live), ex-Metal Machine (live), ex-Slayer (live), ex-Terror, ex-HavocHate, ex-Temple of Brutality, ex-Pushed
Eric Peterson Guitars (2012)
See also: Dragonlord, Testament, ex-Legacy
Alex Skolnick Guitars (2012)
See also: Metal Allegiance, Testament, ex-Legacy, Alex Skolnick Trio, ex-Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Ozzy Osbourne (live), ex-Savatage, ex-Attention Deficit, ex-Stu Hamm (live)
Scott Ian Guitars (lead) (1981), Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (1981-present)
See also: Motor Sister, Mr. Bungle, Posehn (live), ex-S.O.D., The Damned Things, ex-Altitudes & Attitude (live), ex-Damnocracy, ex-Doom Squad, ex-Four-X, ex-Pearl, ex-Posehn, ex-Slam Jam, ex-Roadrunner United (live)
Charlie Benante Drums, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (1983-present), Guitars (lead) (1995, 2002, 2011, 2015)
See also: ex-S.O.D., ex-Altitudes & Attitude (live), ex-Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Heavy the Fall
Frank Bello Bass (1984-2004, 2005-present), Vocals (backing) (1984-2004, 2005-present)
See also: Altitudes & Attitude, ex-Helmet
Joey Belladonna Vocals (1984-1992, 2005-2007, 2010-present)
See also: Belladonna, Chief Big Way, Journey Beyond, Metal All Stars, ex-Bible Black, ex-Triffid
Jonathan Donais Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (2013-present)
See also: Shadows Fall, ex-Aftershock, ex-Whiskey Whore
Paul Kahn Bass (1981)
Kenny Kushner Bass (1981-1982)
See also: ex-World Bang
Dave Weiss Drums (1981-1982)
Dan Lilker Guitars (lead) (1981-1982), Bass (1982-1984)
See also: Blurring, Evil Wrath, Nuclear Assault, Lock Up (live), ex-Brutal Truth, ex-Crucifist, ex-Extra Hot Sauce, ex-Hemlock, ex-Nokturnal Hellstorm, ex-Overlord Exterminator, ex-Redrum, ex-S.O.D., ex-The Ravenous, ex-NunFuckRitual, notS.O.D. Fist Banging Maniacs, Stormtroopers of Beer, United Forces, ex-Holy Moses, ex-Venomous Concept, ex-Autopsy (live), ex-Dark Angel (live), ex-Soulfly (live), ex-Exit-13, ex-Crab Society, ex-Human Garbage, ex-Last Satanic Dance, ex-Malformed Earthborn, ex-Sick of It All, ex-White Heat
Jason Rosenfeld Vocals (1981-1982)
See also: ex-Rug Rat, ex-Reverend
Dirk Kennedy Vocals (1981)
See also: Hittman
John Connelly Vocals (1981)
See also: Nuclear Assault, ex-John Connelly Theory, ex-Acid Reign (live), ex-C.I.A.
Greg D'Angelo Drums (1982-1983)
See also: Greg Leon Invasion, Rough Riot, Stephen Pearcy, ex-Black Label Society, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Blackthorne, ex-Pride & Glory, ex-Cities, ex-AntiProduct, ex-Britny Fox, ex-Lynyrd Skynhead, ex-Pirates of Venus, ex-White Lion, ex-Ace Frehley (live)
Greg Walls Guitars (1982-1983)
See also: ex-Hittman, ex-Stephen Pearcy (live)
Neil Turbin Vocals (1982-1984)
See also: ex-Neil Turbin, Bleed the Hunger, DeathRiders, Immortal Soul, ex-Onslaught (live), ex-Steel Prophet (live), ex-AMRA, ex-Bad Applz, ex-Claude Schnell, ex-Great Gildersleeves, ex-Kurt James Band, ex-New Race, ex-School Of Hard Knocks, ex-Turbin, ex-Voodoo Rhythm Devil's Project, ex-Wrecking Crew
Bob Berry Guitars (1983)
Dan Spitz Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (1983-1995, 2005-2007)
See also: ex-Thrasher, ex-Red Lamb, ex-DeuxMonkey, Voices of Extreme, ex-Overkill
Matt Fallon Vocals (1984)
See also: ex-Skid Row, ex-Steel Fortune
John Bush Vocals (1992-2005, 2009-2010)
See also: Armored Saint, ex-Stone Soldier, ex-Royal Decree
Rob Caggiano Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (2001-2005, 2007-2013)
See also: Volbeat, Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy, ex-Boiler Room, ex-Temple of the Black Moon, ex-The Damned Things
Dan Nelson Vocals (2007-2009)
See also: BlackGates, Lead Pipe Cruelty, Wolfpack Black, ex-Devilsize, ex-Discipline, ex-Farewell to Washington, ex-Godsize, ex-Inside Hollow, ex-Me, My Enemy
Current
Gene Hoglan Drums (2011-2012, 2018-present)
See also: Brendon Small's Galaktikon, Dark Angel, Dethklok, Mechanism, Pitch Black Forecast, Testament, ex-Daemon, ex-Meldrum, ex-Strapping Young Lad, ex-Tenet, Death DTA (live), ex-Devin Townsend, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Just Cause, ex-Memorain, ex-Viking, ex-Zimmers Hole, ex-Old Man's Child (live), ex-Opeth (live), ex-Unearth (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Death, ex-Wargod, ex-Carnage, ex-The Almighty Punchdrunk, ex-The Ani Kyd Band
Past
Paul Crook Guitars (lead) (1995-1998)
See also: ex-Belladonna, ex-M.O.D., ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Marya Roxx (live), ex-Meat Loaf (live)
Dave "The Snake" Sabo Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2000)
See also: Skid Row, ex-Bon Jovi, ex-Steel Fortune
Joey Vera Bass (2004-2005, 2008, 2012)
See also: Armored Saint, Fates Warning, Mercyful Fate, Motor Sister, Joey Vera, John Arch, A Chinese Firedrill, ex-Arch / Matheos, ex-Seven Witches, ex-OSI, ex-Engine, ex-Invasion, ex-Royal Decree, ex-Sapphire
Jason Bittner Drums (2006, 2012)
See also: Burning Human, Overkill, Shadows Fall, ex-China White, ex-Ever Dark, ex-Hellspeak, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Toxik, ex-Stigmata, ex-Crisis, ex-Lynch's Mr. Scary (live)
Andreas Kisser Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2011, 2018)
See also: De la Tierra, Sepultura, Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Pestilence, ex-Sexoturica, ex-Esfinge, Andreas Kisser, Hail!, Kisser Clan, ex-Asesino (live), ex-Scorpions (live), ex-Andreas Kisser & Embromation Society, ex-Brasil Rock Stars, ex-Charles' Angels, ex-DJ Andreas Kisser, ex-Ed Motta, Andreas Kisser and Rui Veloso, ex-Godswallop, ex-Projeto Brasil Guitarras, ex-Quarteto da Pinga, ex-Clube Big Beatles (live), ex-Far From Alaska (live), ex-Orquestra Rockfônica (live)
Jon Dette Drums (2012-2013, 2015, 2017)
See also: ex-Apocalypse, Animetal USA, ex-Chaotic Realm, ex-Evildead, ex-Impellitteri, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Meshiaak, ex-Testament, ex-Heathen (live), ex-Iced Earth (live), ex-Metal Machine (live), ex-Slayer (live), ex-Terror, ex-HavocHate, ex-Temple of Brutality, ex-Pushed
Eric Peterson Guitars (2012)
See also: Dragonlord, Testament, ex-Legacy
Alex Skolnick Guitars (2012)
See also: Metal Allegiance, Testament, ex-Legacy, Alex Skolnick Trio, ex-Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Ozzy Osbourne (live), ex-Savatage, ex-Attention Deficit, ex-Stu Hamm (live)
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Added on: 2002-07-18 02:51:11 Last modified on: 2021-01-23 07:30:14