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Anthrax’s Frank Bello: Pantera Reunion is “Great for Metal”

As the fateful day draws nearer and the world gets a glimpse of what Pantera sounds like with Zakk Wylde and Charlie Benante filling in for the late “Dimebag” Darrell and Vinnie Paul, metal artists continue to express their support for the effort. The latest to share his feelings on the matter was Anthrax bassist Frank Bello, whose band toured extensively with the original iteration of Pantera.
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Frank Bello Of Anthrax Goes Solo & Jeff Plate Gets The Christmas Bells Ringer

Frank Bello is up first. He talks about his solo LP – Then I’m Gone…why do a solo effort, why he didn’t play the drums, and more. He tells me what people think it sounds like, and how writing and recording these tracks was similar to putting out his book. We discussed his uncle, and Anthrax drummer, Charlie Benante’s role in the upcoming Pantera shows. He tells me about side project that Joey Belladonna is working on, the great voice that is John Bush…and lots more!
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Frank Bello: 5 bass players who influenced me

Thrash metal is not known for its bass guitar players. There are too many guitar riffs for a start, played at ridiculous speeds, making the musical environment a difficult one for bassists. But then there’s Frank Bello, the most notable exception, whipping out super-melodic fills with amazing fingerstyle precision – and headbanging like a demon at the same time.

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello releases debut solo EP

Three instrumentals and book excepts available on LP. Following the successful publication of Frank Bello’s 2021 autobiography Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax, Rare Bird is excited to announce Bello’s debut solo release, Then I’m Gone. The EP is presented as a deluxe gatefold split 12-inch vinyl featuring three new songs with all instruments, except drums, performed by Bello on one side, and abridged excerpts from the book on the other, complete with narration by the author and additional new music by Frank Bello.

Anthrax Bass Player Frank Bello Prepping Debut Solo EP, ‘Then I’m Gone’

Frank Bello of Anthrax is gearing up to release his first-ever solo EP. Anthrax bass player Frank Bello has announced his debut solo EP, “Then I’m Gone,” which will hit stores on Nov. 4. Bello was completely hands-on with this release, as he played every instrument, except drums, on the EP’s three main songs: “Then I’m Gone,” “It Won’t Be Long” and “See Me Now.”
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Frank Bello Announces Solo Debut EP

After releasing his memoir last year, Anthrax bass man Frank Bello has announced that he will be following it up with his debut solo EP. Then I’m Gone will include three original songs as well as a scored audiobook with excerpts from his autobiography. “I revisited some really dark...

Anthrax's Frank Bello releasing debut solo EP 'Then I'm Gone' in November

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello has announced his debut solo EP. The set is titled Then I’m Gone and will be released on 12-inch vinyl November 4. It includes three songs, as well as music-accompanied excerpts read by Bello from his 2021 memoir, Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax.

Best of 2021: Anthrax's Frank Bello Picks Favorite Album, Book, TV of Year

Get Anthrax vinyl and merch — including an exclusive Revolver Spring Issue bundle featuring a limited-edition Anthrax shirt with original Charlie Benante artwork — at Revolver's store. 2021 has been, without a doubt, one of the most memorable years in modern music history. The invisible elephant in the...

ANTHRAX Bassist FRANK BELLO On Late SLAYER Guitarist JEFF HANNEMAN - "I Still Talk About Him Like He's Here Because I Don't Think He's Ever Gone"

Rare Bird recently announced the release of Anthrax bassist Frank Bello’s Fathers, Brothers, And Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, And Anthrax, co-authored with Joel McIver, including a foreword by Gene Simmons of KISS. During a conversation with Ultimate Guitar's David Slavković, Anthrax bassist Frank Bello talked about late Slayer guitarist...