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Anthrax and Testament: Together Again!

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Anthrax/Testament/Death Angel coming to Emo’s East October 29, 2011

I first saw these 2 bands together in 1987 at the legendary Boathouse in Norfolk, VA.  It still hails as one of the best shows I have ever seen.  Testament opened the show and were on The Legacy Tour while Anthrax was supporting Among the Living.  I remember the crowd being so tight and jam packed that it felt like you could life your feet off of the ground and you’d be held up.  A lot of movement back and forth as well.  It was pretty crazy and both bands were pretty awesome.  Both bands were great.

I’ve seen Testament several times and not once have they ever disappointed.  I think they are the most consistent live band ever.  Let me think about it a moment…how many times I’ve seen Testament: 87, 88, 91, 2000, 2008, 2010…There has to be another in the 90s and I think one more time in the last 5 years.  Anthrax I’ve seen a few times as well:  87, 88, 91, 2005, 2010.  They were good every time I’ve seen them as well.

I’m no Death Angel fan but everyone says seeing them live is pretty sweet.  They are a band that I have tried to like over the years and have even owned their stuff multiple times in hopes of enjoying it.  Minus a couple of tracks (Mistress of Pain and Room with a View), they just don’t do it for me.

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See you there!

Written by The Metal Files

September 9, 2011 at 11:41 am

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  1. Enjoy this show man! Wish I could catch this Thrash trio near me… I’ll have to check around. I can’t wait to get the new Anthrax… it feels like the good old days with all the anticipation for it, you know what I mean! ;)

    metalodyssey

    September 10, 2011 at 9:48 pm

  2. I can’t see this show. I have a prior engagement that day. :-(

    Plus it will be at the new Emos… the old Backroom. *sigh* That should help the show be so much better.

    *sigh*

    hsoi

    September 19, 2011 at 3:52 pm


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