Anthrax's Charlie Benante Sitting Out Upcoming Shows (A Top Story)

On Friday Anthrax's Charlie Benante Sitting Out Upcoming Shows was a top story. Here is the recap: (Classic Rock) Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante will miss another run of shows due to ongoing problems with his hand, he's announced. He'll be replaced by Jon Dette, who covered for him in 2013 while he underwent surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome, then again last year when he released he hadn't fully recovered.

Benante is set to be absent for the first few weeks of Anthrax's US tour with Volbeat, which kicks off tomorrow (Saturday), but hopes to appear at later shows.

Benante reports: "This was a difficult decision to make. But the fact is, playing a show five or more times a week just isn't realistic right now. I found that out when we were making our new album. Read more - here.

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