Charlie Benante, Alex Skolnick & Ra Diaz

Watch Anthrax, Testament & Suicidal Tendencies Members Cover Rush Songs


Anthrax drummer/guitarist Charlie Benante, Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick and Suicidal Tendencies bassist Ra Diaz have been indulging in some remotely recorded jam sessions as of late. Thus far they have taken on Rush‘s “YYZ” and “La Villa Strangiato“. Benante commented:

“The three of us – Alex, Ra,and Myself had so much fun doing our version of Rush’s “YYZ” and are blown away by the positive response that we’ve received. So we’ve decided that the best way to say thank you is to do one more song.

This one has been requested by some and again, will be recognized by every fan of Rush. By popular demand: here is “La Villa Strangiato.” Despite being an instrumental, the song tells a complete story, complete with plot and characters. It’s based on some nightmares Alex Lifeson experienced

We hope you all enjoy it as much as we did playing it! Stay safe and wishing everybody a great week!”

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