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Old 08-05-2009, 05:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Sanitarium78 View Post
I would agree with that if this were 15 years ago but not now. Anthrax was coming off a long lay off when they signed on for the tour so opening up for one of the most popular metal bands today wasn't a bad idea in terms of re-establishing themselves and trying to appeal to a younger audience. You can't take 6 years off and get a new singer and expect the fans to still be there. Especially with a band like Anthrax who's popularity has plumited since the mid 90's. I'm sure Slipknot was just trying to help out a band that influenced them a lot.
Well said. At this point for Anthrax to have any credibility at all they need Belladonna or Bush. Bringing in another stiff will not bring out people to their shows.

Personally I'd like to see some better setlists also. The covers were cool 10 years ago but they're tired now. I can name 30 songs I'd rather hear than those covers. Hell they're best cover to me is Got the Time and I'd rather hear that personally.
3/3 - Hell Yeah
3/31 - Coal Chamber & Filter
5/16 - Clutch & Mastodon
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