November 30, -0001 in New York
New York, New York, United States
American heavy metal band
Anthrax is a five-piece American metal band formed in 1981. The band's sole original member is rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Scott Ian. Anthrax rose to the top of the thrash metal pack in the '80s and is considered one of the 'Big Four' of thrash. The band have released 10 studio albums and sold 10 million records worldwide. Classic-era vocalist Joey Belladonna returned to the band in 2010 and has contributed to two recent album recordings.