Anthrax Look Back On Public Enemy Collaboration

Bruce Henne | 06-11-2021

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pin it Share on Reddit email this article

Anthrax cover art

(hennemusic) Anthrax revisit their 1991 collaboration with Public Enemy in the latest installment of the band's 40th anniversary video series. The two acts teamed up for a 1991 version of the hip-hop group's 1987 classic, "Bring The Noise", which saw the thrash band merging the two genres.

"I really remember, like fall of the 1981, I had started college," says Scott Ian about his passion for both genres. "All I listened to at that point in time was Iron Maiden and Run-DMC; it was equal -.both moved me the same way."

"I grew up listening to (New York radio station) WABC, I grew up listening to metal," recalls Chuck D. "I went to a high school that was predominantly white, in Long Island. We were exposed to everything they were listening to: from the (Led) Zeppelins to the Boston's and (Peter) Frampton, and Jackson Browne; so somewhere in the middle of that was the metal mix."

The "Bring The Noise" collaboration was issued as a single, and appeared on both Anthrax's 1991 compilation "Attack Of The Killer B's" and Public Enemy's album, "Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black album."

Episode 16 in the Anthrax 40 series features insight into the band from a lengthy list of fellow rockers, including Vernon Reid, Henry Rollins, Brian Posehn, Jose Mangin, Chuck D, John Tempesta, Kerry King and Dee Snider.

Anthrax will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a very special livestream performance on Friday, July 16 that will see the band deliver a deep cuts set that will pull from their entire career-spanning catalog. here.

Related Stories

Anthrax Announce 40th Anniversary Tour Dates

Anthrax Revisit For All Kings On 40th Anniversary Video Series

Anthrax Look Back At The Big Four For Anniversary Series

Anthrax Share 'The Devil You Know' From 40th Anniversary Livestream

Anthrax Look Back At 'We've Come For You All'

Anthrax Regroup For The 2000s As 40th Anniversary Series Continues

Anthrax Share Episode 20 Of Anniversary Video Series

Anthrax Face Lineup Change And Grunge Era On Anniversary Video Series

Anthrax Look Back At 'Sound Of White Noise'

Anthrax Revisit 1992 Lineup Change On 40th Anniversary Series

News > Anthrax