Anthrax‘s long-awaited live-in-concert DVD Kings Among Scotland is just a couple of weeks away from its April 27 release date, and the video’s producer/director, Film24ProductionsPaul M. Green (Opeth, The Damned, The Levellers) had a few words to say about the making of it.  In this short video, Green talks about the intensity of the audience, the power, and how that presented a bit of a challenge when it came to his giving direction to his camera operators.

“I’ve been in this for sixteen years,” said Green, “and I can honestly say I don’t think I’ve ever felt such power at a concert in my life.  We had these noise reduction headsets so we could communicate with each other, and it was so noisey, even with all that technology, people were not quite hearing what I was saying.  The power of it was unbelieveable.  And I was at the back of the auditoirum so god knows what it would have been like in front of the speakers.  Anthrax are legends, what more can you say?”
The two-hour “Kings of Scotland” was filmed February 15, 2017 at the band’s sold-out concert at  Barrowland Ballroom, the historic venue in Glasgow.  The disc incorporates the band’s entire live show, and includes gems like “Madhouse,” “I Am the Law,” “Breathing Lightning” and “Indians.”   The disc also features interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and other B-roll shot on the band’s tour bus, backstage, in hotels and elsewhere, plus a “gear rundown” from each of the band members.
“Kings Among Scotland” will be available in CD (audio only), DVD and digital formats (both video), and can be pre-ordered at www.anthrax.com.  When ordered digitally, the purchaser will receive “Breathing Lightning (live)” instantly.
Anthrax is set to hit the road this summer with fellow Big Four cohort SLAYER who kick off their final world tour on May 10 in San Diego, CA  On the Slayer Leg One “off days,” Anthrax will join up with Testament for a handful of  shows.  All dates are below.
LEG ONE
MAY
10   Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, CA  SOLD OUT
11   Five Point Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA  SOLD OUT
12   Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV – Anthrax w/ Testament
13   Papa Murphy’s Park at Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA  SOLD OUT
16   Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC  SOLD OUT
17   South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton, BC
18   Western Finance Place, Cranbrook, BC – Anthrax w/ Testament
19   Big Four, Calgary, AB   SOLD OUT
20   Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB   SOLD OUT
22   Bell MTS Place, Winnipeg, MB
23   Sanctuary Events Center, Fargo, ND – Anthrax w/ Testament
24   The Armory, Minneapolis, MN   SOLD OUT
25   Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, IL
26   Clyde theatre, Ft. Wayne, IN – Anthrax w/ Testament
27   Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Detroit, MI   SOLD OUT
29   Budweiser Stage, Toronto, ON   SOLD OUT
30   Place Bell, Montreal, PQ   SOLD OUT
JUNE
 1    Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT   SOLD OUT
 2    PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
 4    Santander Arena, Reading, PA   SOLD OUT
 6    Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH
 8    International, Knoxville, TN – Anthrax w/ Testament
 7    Blossom Music Center, Cleveland, OH
 9    KeyBank Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA
10   Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA
12   Veteran’s United Home Loans  Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, VA
13   The Stage on the Bay, Savannah, GA – Anthrax w/ Testament
14   PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC
15   Orlando Amphitheater, Orlando, FL
17   Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, Houston, TX   SOLD OUT
18   House of Blues, New Orleans, LA – Anthrax w/ Testament
19   The Bomb Factory, Dallas, TX   SOLD OUT
20   Austin360 Amphitheater, Austin, TX  SOLD OUT
LEG TWO  
JULY
26   Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, NH
27   Impact Music Festival, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, ME
29   Northwell Health at Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY
31   The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton, PA
AUGUST
 1    Times Union Center, Albany, NY
 3    Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Lake, NY
 4    Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse, NY
 6    Budweiser Gardens, London, ON
 7    Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
 9    Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, St. Louis, MO
10   Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA
12   Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN
13   Walmart AMP, Rogers, AR
15   Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, TX
16   The Zoo Amphitheatre, Oklahoma City, OK
18   Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, Denver, CO
19   USANA Amphitheatre, Salt Lake City, UT
21   Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, Boise, ID
23   Sunlight Supply Amphitheater, Portland, OR
26   SAP Center, San Jose, CA