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Anthrax “Among The Kings” Concert DVD to be released

Anthrax “Among The Kings” Concert DVD to be released
02 Forum Kentish Town, London England February 10, 2017 L-R: Jon Donais, Frank Bello, Joey Belladonna, Scott Ian; at drums, Charlie Benante

My pick for best metal album of 2016 was Anthrax’s “For All Kings”. You can find my review Here.  Now it looks like I will be adding a live DVD to my collection soon. I have seen this band live on tour four times now. Let me just say they never disappoint you and put on one hell of a show.

Thrash pioneers ANTHRAX, armed with an initial six dynamic SRO dates on “Among The Kings,” their first UK/European headline tour in more than a decade, over-the-top rave press reviews, and hundreds of effusive social posts from fans who attended the shows, will chronicle the frenzy with a live DVD expected to be released later this year (Megaforce).

With the energy level through the roof, Anthrax’s show was filmed at Glasgow’s historic venue Barrowland.  Seventeen cameras, including five Go-Pros and a full-size camera crane, captured more than two hours of Anthrax favorites that were voted onto the evening’s set list by fans and included “Madhouse,” “Be All, End All,” “Breathing Lightning,” and “A.I.R.,” followed by Anthrax’s classic 1987 album Among The Living performed start to finish (“Caught In A Mosh,” “I Am the Law,” “Indians,” “N.F.L.”).  In addition to the live footage, the DVD will include “fly-on-the-wall” interviews and other B-roll shot on the band’s tour bus, backstage, in hotels and elsewhere.

The DVD is being produced and directed by Paul Green of the Manchester, UK-based Paul Green Productions who has filmed concerts for Opeth, The Damned, Gary Numan, The Levellers, and many others.

 Starting March 29, Anthrax will co-headline the “KillThrax” North American tour with Killswitch Engage.   Dates are below and ticketing info can be accessed at here.

MARCH
29  The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ *
30  LC Pavilion, Columbus, OH **
31  Arcada Theatre, St. Charles, IL  (Anthrax only)
31  The International, Knoxville, TN  (KsE only)
APRIL
 1   Little River Casino, Manistee, MI  (Anthrax only)
 1   Norva, Norfolk, VA  (KsE only)
 3   The Fillmore, Silver Springs, MD *
 4   The Dome, Wallingford, CT *
 5   Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA **
 7   20 Monroe Live, Grand Rapids, MI *
 8   The Fillmore, Detroit, MI **
 9   Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA *
11  The Ritz, Raleigh, NC **
12  Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA **
13  House of Blues, Orlando, FL *
15  Texas Independence Festival, Austin, TX **
16  Boggus Ford Events Center, Pharr, TX **
17  House of Blues, Houston, TX *
18  House of Blues, Dallas, TX  **
20  The Marquee, Phoenix, AZ *
21  Las Rageous, Las Vegas, NV *
22  The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA **
23  The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA **
25  Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA *
26  Roseland Theatre, Portland, OR **
28  Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO *
29  Sokol Auditorium, Omaha, NE **
30  Midland Theatre, Kansas City, MO *
MAY
 1   The Pageant, St. Louis, MO **
 3   Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON  CANADA **
 5   Paramount Theatre, Hunrtington, NY **
 6   Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, NY *
 7   House of Blues, Boston, MA*

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