Anthrax Reunite with Founding Member After 40 Years

Anthrax Reunite with Founding Member After 40 Years

Anthrax recently announced that they have reunited with their founding bassist Dan Lilker which will be his first appearance with the Thrash Metal titans in 40 years. He will be filling in for current bassist Frank Bello, who is currently on a personal hiatus, for their run of their April shows in South America and two festival dates in the U.S in May.

Lilker states:

"I'm really looking forward to jamming with Anthrax again. When we parted ways back in 1984, they told me to stick around because they might need me in 40 years."

The band adds:

"We're all very excited about with playing with Danny again, and we really appreciate his filling in for Frank. It's been way too long since we played South America, so you don't want to miss these shows, they're going to be insane."

Lilker has played bass for both Nuclear Assault and Brutal Truth in the last 40 years. He was also a member of Stormtroopers of Death with Charlie Benante and Scott Ian. Lilker also co-wrote and performed on Anthrax's debut album Fistful of Metal.

Check out the full statement and post from Anthrax's Instagram page below.

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