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- Anthrax was formed in New York, United States in 1981. The original lineup of the band consisted of guitarist Scott Ian, drummer Dave Weiss, bassist Kenny Kushner and guitarist Danny Lilker. The band's name was picked up from a biology textbook: Anthrax is a lethal disease caused by a bacterium called Bacillus anthracis.
- In January 1984 Anthrax published their debut studio album "Fistful of Metal" through Megaforce records. Album was produced by Carl Canedy and Jon Zazula. "Fistful of Metal" contains nine original Anthrax songs and a cover version of Alice Cooper's "I'm Eighteen". Album did not reach charts anywhere in the world.
- Anthrax released its sixth studio album in May 1993. The album was called "Sound of White Noise" and it was produced by Dave Jerden who had worked previously with artists like Frank Zappa, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Rolling Stones. The first single released from the album was the second track "Only". In the United States, "Sound of White Noise" peaked at the number 7 on the album chart.
- "Volume 8: The Threat Is Real" is the eight part of the Anthrax discography and it was released in July 1998. Paul Crook produced the album. The tracks "Inside Out", "Crush", "P & V" and "Born Again Idiot" were released as singles. Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo and guitarist, late Dimebag Darrellare featured as guest musicians on several tracks. "Volume 8" did not reach the top 100 of the album chart in the United States peaking at number 118.
- The tenth studio recording of Anthrax was published by Megaforce and Nuclea Blast Records in 12th of September 2011. The album was called "Worship Music" and it was produced by Scrap 60 and Jay Ruston. The album contains thirteen original Antrax tracks and a cover song "New Noise" which was originally recorded by Refused. "Worship Music" peaked at number 12 on the US Billboard Album Chart and at number six in Finnish album chart.