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Volume 8: The Threat Is Real

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  • In Anthrax’s 1998 release “Volume 8: the threat is real”, Anthrax went back to their basics to create a new style of metal that suits them perfect. This was after Anthrax walked away from Electra records after making what is their best work with “Sound of White Noise” and “Stomp 442″ and almost going unknown. They signed on a little label called Ignition records and after they went through all the controversey and [...] with Electra they had to get somethings off their chests which makes for great music. This album holds great Anthrax songs including “Crush”, “Born Again Idiot”, and a true heavy metal anthem “Inside Out” (this is also Anthrax’s best music video and one of the best ever). Get to the end of this album after the last track and skip the blank space to hear the hidden song “Pieces” which was written and played by Frank and Charlie. This song is about Frank and Charlie’s late relative Anthony. With all these great songs don’t look past Anthrax’s greatest and best song “Catharsis”. Ignition records did go out of business which leaves “Volume 8″ the hardest Anthrax cd to find. Go out and search my fellow metalheads, trust me, it is well worth it!!!

    Posted on March 8, 2010