Unplugged & Totally Uncut
Unplugged & Totally Uncut

Scott Ian from Anthrax

October 18, 201415 min
Just another Jewish latchkey kid living in a cramped apartment in Queens with his mother and brother, Scott Ian occupied his time by reading comic books, skateboarding, and watching horror movies. However, after hearing “Rock and Roll All Nite” by chance on the radio, and seeing KISS live at Madison Square Garden in the late seventies, he knew he wouldn’t rest until he had tasted the limelight for himself. After cutting his teeth on Iron Maiden and Motörhead licks, Scott Ian and Anthrax would pioneer the hard-hitting, break-neck sound of the Thrash metal movement alongside friends and fellow metalheads in Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth, who would eventually all play together on the legendary Big Four Tour. Making Anthrax into the metal icon it is today was far from smooth sailing for Ian. While lineup changes are nothing new, very few bands can boast losing as many vocalists while still managing to stay on the road. In I’m the Man: The Story of That Guy from Anthrax, Scott Ian offers

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