ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante and bassist Frank Bello (who is Charlie‘s nephew) rejoined the band on stage on Wednesday night , Febraury 8 at the Best Buy Theater in New York City after missing several shows on the group’s just-completed U.S. tour in order to spend time with Charlie‘s mother, who was terminally ill. On February 4, Benante informed fans via his official web site that his mother passed away.
Fan-filmed video footage of the New York City concert can be seen above.
SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner will fill in for Charlie Benante at the following ANTHRAX shows:
Feb. 11 – Cordoba, Argentina – Cosquin Rock
Feb. 13 – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Malvinas