Monday, June 6, Charlie Benante from Anthrax stopped by Guitar World HQ to play us some new songs from the band's long-awaited new album, Worship Music. A few lucky staffers got to hear three fully mixed songs and a couple of rough mixes, not to mention check out a miniature version of the album art on Charlie's iPhone. Here are some first impressions.
In the mid-Eighties, metal and punk merged into a fractious fusion of riffing and rage that lives on in today’s music subculture. Guitar World talks to the producers who crafted the sound on groundbreaking albums by Megadeth, Anthrax, Possessed, Death and other bands from extreme metal’s formative years.