Fan-filmed video footage of ANTHRAX’s July 28 performance at Gagarin 205 in Athens, Greece can be seen below.
ANTHRAX’s current touring lineup includes SHADOWS FALL guitarist Jon Donais, who has been touring with ANTHRAX since Rob Caggiano’s departure in January, and former TESTAMENT/SLAYER and currentANIMETAL USA drummer Jon Dette, who is filling in for Charlie Benantewhile Charlie is “dealing with personal issues.”
Dette previously filled in for Benante on ANTHRAX’s European tour last fall as the support act for MOTÖRHEAD and Australia’s Soundwave Festival in February/March.
Asked how he landed the ANTHRAX gig, Dette told “The Blairing Out With Eric Blair Show”: “Actually, Jason Bittner from SHADOWS FALL, who was filling in for Charlie on this last ANTHRAX run last year, couldn’t do one of the tours that was coming up and called me and asked me if I would be available to do it. And I said, ‘Of course. It would be great.’ And the next day Charlie called me — which, Charlie is one my biggest influences ever, next to [Dave] Lombardo [of SLAYER], so it was kind of a surreal moment for me to get a call like that, saying, ‘Hey, can you help me out?’ Which, of course, I said, ‘Absolutely”