Dave Lombardo and Charlie Benante Receive Thrash Legend Honors

. (Classic Rock) Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and Anthrax counterpart Charlie Benante have been named thrash legends. They were handed awards for their pioneering work in the genre at the annual Bonzo Bash, held in California to commemorate Led Zeppelin sticksman John Bonham.

Benante told an audience of fellow musicians: "This is such an honour. Why do we do it? We're drummers and we love it. If what we did or do inspires someone then that's the greatest."

Lombaro pointed out the pair's award plaques weren't as accurate as they could have been: "It says 'inspiring drumming since 1986.' My first album was released in 83. I'll take Charlie's because his says 84." Read more here.

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