ANTHRAX Discusses Song-Writing Process for New Album, For All Kings

Band Discusses Song-Writing Process
for New Album, For All Kings
Coming 2/26/16
The unique chemistry shared by Anthrax\’s main songwriters Charlie Benante, Frank Bello and Scott Ian, is, in part, what sets the band\’s music apart from other bands\’ in the same genre.  Drummer Benante comes up with copious amounts of foundation riffs and ideas for the music, bassist Bello writes the songs\’ melodies, tailoring them to Joey Belladonna\’s soaring vocals, and rhythm guitarist Scott Ian has a very particular way of incorporating his intense lyrical ideas into the band\’s music.  The three together build the songs\’ arrangements during writing sessions, and eveyone contributes his own ideas and suggestions to pretty much every song.  In the end, the trio brings it all together to create what can only be described as \”Anthrax music.\”
For All Kings will be released on February 26, 2016 (Megaforce in North America).  More info at
Track Listing:
You Gotta Believe
Monster At The End
For All Kings
Breathing Lightning
Evil Twin
Blood Eagle Wings
Defend Avenge
All Of Them Thieves
The Battle Chose Us
Zero Tolerance
In 2016, Anthrax will join Lamb of God for a four-week U.S. tour.  Dates are below.
15   Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA
16   Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA
17   The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD
19   Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA
22   Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, VA
23   Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY
24   Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, CT
28   Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI
29   Egyptian Room at Old National Center, Indianapolis, IN
30   Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL
31   Orbit Room, Grand Rapids, MI
 2   Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland, Kansas City, MO
 4   Revention Music Center, Houston, TX
 5   Bomb Factory, Dallas, TX
 6   Concrete Street Pavilion, Corpus Christi, TX
 8   ACL Live at the Moody Theatre, Austin, TX
 9   Diamond Ballroom, Oklahoma City, OK
11  Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV
12  Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA