- Jason Hesley
ANTHRAX - To Release 'XL' 40th Anniversary Livestream Concert!
July 18th 2021 marked the 40th anniversary of thrash metal pioneers Anthrax. The celebration began in May of last year and culminated on that July 16th/17th with a global livestream event, shot at the Los Angeles soundstage/studio The Den. For two-plus hours, Anthrax performed an extensive set of hits and deep cuts pulled from their vast catalogue.
Today, Anthrax announces that the entire performance, plus never-before-seen rehearsal footage, and Scott Ian’s New York City “walking tour” pointing out the spots that played a role in Anthrax’s formation and history, will be released in North America on July 15th on Blu-Ray/CD/Digital (Megaforce). 'XL' will also have a UK/European digital release on July 15th (Nuclear Blast), followed by a Blu-Ray release (inc. 2CD + 1Blu-Ray) on July 22nd.
Also today, Anthrax serves up a taste of the 'XL' celebration livestream with 'Aftershock', the Blu-Ray's first single/video. Pre-order 'XL' here: https://geni.us/anthraxxl Stream/purchase 'Aftershock' live : https://geni.us/anthraxaftershock Watch the 'Aftershock' live video here: https://youtu.be/c_-82O5FjpM