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This Day in Metal: July 18th, 1981 Anthrax Was Formed in Queens, N.Y.
On This Day in Metal July 18, 1981 Anthrax was formed in Queens, NY by Scott Ian and Dan Lilker.
The first live performance with Neil Turbin was at Great Gildersleeves, a New York club, in September 1982.
Charlie Benante joined in September 1983 and the debut Anthrax album 'Fistful of Metal' was released in January 1984 on Megaforce Records which also saw the addition of Frank Bello.
In 1985, Joey Belladonna was chosen as the new vocalist. The Armed and Dangerous EP marked Belladonna's recording debut.