Anthrax is scheduled to release its new live recording this summer.
The band announced this week, it is scheduled to release the new presentation, dubbed Anthrax XL, in honor of its 40th anniversary, July 15 through Megaforce Records. The concert featured in the recording was a livestream performance that the band recorded July 16 and 17, 2021 as part of the band’s ongoing 40th anniversary celebration.
The concert features a number of the band’s biggest hits and some deep cuts. As a bonus, it will also feature never-before-seen rehearsal footage and Scott Ian’s “walking tour” of New York City. The tour finds Ian pointing out places throughout the city at which Anthrax has played throughout its life.
The recording’s set list is featured below. In anticipation of the recording’s release, the band premiered a live clip of its performance of ‘Aftershock‘ Wednesday.
The track listing for Anthrax’s Anthrax XL Blu-Ray / CD / Digital is as follows:
Time/Fight Em ’Til You Can’t
Caught In A Mosh
Metal Thrashing Mad
Got The Time
I Am The Law
Keep It In The Family
The Devil You Know
Be All End All
Now It’s Dark
In The End
Skeletons In The Closet
Blood Eagle Wings
Bring The Noise
Among The Living
In other news, Anthrax, Black Label Society and Hatebreed will hit the road together this summer.
The bands will launch a five-week tour July 26 in Phoenix, AZ. The tour is scheduled to run through Aug. 28 in Philadelphia, PA and will feature performances in cities nationwide, such as Charlotte, NC; Cincinnati, OH and Toronto, ON.
Anthrax’s upcoming tour is part of its ongoing 40th Anniversary celebration. For Hatebreed, the tour is a continued celebration of the 20th anniversary of the release of the band’s album, Perseverance. The band is in the midst of a tour with Parkway Drive, The Black Dahlia Murder, and Stick To Your Guns in support of the album’s release anniversary. The tour is scheduled to wrap June 5 in San Francisco, CA.
Black Label Society’s upcoming run with Anthrax and Hatebreed is in support of its latest album, Doom Crew, Inc., which was released last year through eOne. Front man Zakk Wylde spoke warmly of Anthrax and Hatebreed as he talked about the upcoming tour.
“ANTHRAX is one of The BESTEST LEGENDARY METAL/THRASH BANDS of ALL TIME – I have been buds with SCOTTY, CHARLIE, FRANKIE & JOEY for over 3O years & they are some of the BESTEST people you will meet,” he said. “JON is The BESTEST new addition ANTHRAX could ask for – HATEBREED are The BESTEST HARDCORE/EXTREME METAL band & BESTEST friends w/ANTHRAX & BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. The ANTHRAX + BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & HATEBREED TOUR is going to be one of the BESTEST TOURS EVER!!”
Hatebreed front man Jamey Jasta was also upbeat as he talked about the bands’ upcoming live run.
“Listen up! It’s gonna be a hot summer!” said Jasta. “Anthrax, BLS & Hatebreed will be on your case, in your face & ready to kick you and your father back in place! See you in the pit.”
Public ticket sale for the upcoming tour opens at 10 a.m. local time Friday. The tour’s schedule is noted below along with the full schedule for the various ticket sales open times.
Dates for the tour are as follows:
26 The Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ
28 Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV
29 The Palladium, Los Angeles, CA
30 Heart Health Park, Sacramento, CA
1 Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO
2 Midland Theater, Kansas City, MO
4 Hard Rock Live Northern Indiana, Gary, IN
5 Oshkosh Arena, Oshkosh, WI
6 The Fillmore, Minneapolis, MN
8 Southside Ballroom, Dallas, TX**
9 Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater, Austin, TX
11 The Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA
12 House of Blues, Orlando, FL
13 The Fillmore, Charlotte, NC
15 The Andrew J Brady Music Center, Cincinnati, OH
16 Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
18 The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD
19 Main Street Armory, Rochester, NY
20 The Fillmore, Detroit, MI**
22 StageAE Outside, Pittsburgh, PA
23 History, Toronto, ON CANADA
24 Amphitheatre Cogeco, Trois Riviere/Montreal, QC
26 Coney Island Amphitheater, Brooklyn, NY
28 The Fillmore, Philadelphia, PA**
** Hatebreed will not appear on these dates.
* TICKET PRESALE DETAILS:
Citi Presale: Monday, April 18, 2022, 12:00 PM Eastern Time
Live Nation Presale: Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 10:00 AM Local Time
Spotify Presale: Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 2:00 PM EST
Ticketmaster Presale: Wednesday, April 20, 10:00 AM Eastern Time
Blabbermouth Presale: Wednesday, April 20, 10:00 AM Eastern Time
Knotfest Presale: Wednesday, April 20, 10:00 AM Eastern Time
Nederlander Presale: Thursday, April 21, 2022, 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Venue Presales: Thursday, April 21, 2022, 10:00 AM Local Time
All Presale end: Thursday, April 21, 2022, 10:00 PM Local Time
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More information on Black Label Society’s upcoming run with Anthrax and Hatebreed is available along with all of the band’s latest news at:
More information on Hatebreed’s run with Anthrax and Black Label Society is available along with all of the band’s latest news at:
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