HeadBangers LifeStyle conducted an interview with ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian at this year’s edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting festival, which was held June 17-19 in Dessel, Belgium. You can now watch the chat below.
Asked what he is most proud of when it comes to ANTHRAX, Ian said: “Our career. Next month will be 35 years of ANTHRAX — on July 18 — so that’s what I’m most proud of. We started the band 35 years ago. That’s amazing to me. And it’s not something I…
“I recently had to write something for our publicist, ’cause we’re gonna put out a press release, and it took me a long time to be able to write something, because I can’t wrap my head around 35 years of doing this. It’s too big, really, to think about. It’s two-thirds of my life. It’s crazy.
“35 years. Most people don’t do anything for 35 years, let alone be in a heavy metal band. So I think that’s it. That’s certainly the thing I’m most proud of — that we’ve done it for so long, and we still get to do it, on our terms.”