Anthrax Premiere New Song, “Breathing Lightning”

A new Anthrax song, “Breathing Lightning,” is now available for streaming. The song premiered on the BBC’s Radio 1 Rock Show; also included is a short interview with Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian.

“Breathing Lightning” is the second track to premiere from Anthrax’s upcoming 11th studio album, For All Kings. The band previously premiered the song “Evil Twin.”

‘For All Kings’ will be released February 26 via Megaforce Records.

Listen to the interview and song below. “Breathing Lightning” begins at roughly 5:30 in the stream.

Watch bassist Frank Bello, drummer Charlie Benante and Scott Ian talk about the writing and recording of the song:

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.