Episode 164 - Blasko

In this episode I am joined by Blasko. We discuss Lita Ford, Clutch, distribution exclusives, ads, Slayer's Scion collaboration, hair metal cruises, success in the music industry, Bandcamp, changing of the guard, Steel Panther, Zakk Sabbath, Ozzfest, and when bands shouldn't play new songs.

 

This episode features Breathing Lightening by Anthrax.

 

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This episode is brought to you by Megaforce Records. Anthrax's new record For All Kings is in stores 2/26. They are celebrating their 35th year as a band and are better than ever! As Scott Ian says, "This is the most metal record we have made in a long time." This is Anthrax's first record with former Shadows Fall guitarist, John Donais. The record has received 9 out of 10 reviews from Metal HammerHorns Up Rock, and Distortion magazine. The band just completed a North American tour with Lamb of God. They will be doing a South America tour March through June with Iron Maiden. This album is available on CDVinyl, and digital outlets everywhere (including iTunes).