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Anthrax, Fear, Etc. Members Join Forces For Cover Of Fear’s “I Don’t Care About You”


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Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante and guitarist Scott Ian were joined by their former Anthrax/Stormtroopers Of Death bandmate Dan Lilker and Fear‘s Lee Ving for their latest quarantined cover. Together they took on Fear‘s “I Don’t Care About You“. You can watch that below with Benante offering the following of how it came together:

“How the hell did you guys hook up with Lee Ving??? He’s a fucking legend!
We will surely be asked that question too many times to answer over the rest of our lives so… He DM’d Scott on Instagram. Yep, sometimes social media is awesome.

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First off, the fact that Lee was even paying attention to our Instajams blows my mind. And then he hit Scott up and asked if we could do something together. Could we? Holy shit yes we can! Scott couldn’t text Me and Danny fast enough and we felt the same as He did We are all such huge fans of Lee and Fear.

The Record, Fear’s debut album was such a direct influence on S.O.D. They were hard as hell and twice as tight. I used to watch their performances in Decline of the Western Civilization over and over, marveling in their ability to not give a fuck. When scott started drawing the S.O.D. comic strips in 1984 Sgt. D was basically a zombie Lee. For us they were inspiration and our aspiration. We even covered I Love Livin’ In The City live to fill out our set (S.E.O.D. was only 28 minutes long).

I replied, “I Don’t Care About You” to Scott’s query about doing a track with Lee and Danny and I were in. Lee was just as excited about doing this as we were. Turns out he’s a Fan! Have fun watching/listening my friends, we did!
Thank you Lee! Thank you to Andy Lagis and Dima Levanchuk for the mix and Vid edit”

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