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Anthrax Guitarist To Head Out On Spoken Word Tour Later This Year

Anthrax Guitarist To Head Out On Spoken Word Tour Later This Year
1/3/2013 1:05 PM ET

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian will be hitting the road this year for a spoken word tour, stemming from a successful one-off date he performed last year.

Ian will perform 16 dates in the U.K. in May and June for Metal Hammer magazine.

"I've seen [Henry] Rollins do it all these years," Ian told Decibel magazine. "I saw Rollins, maybe on the first time he ever did a tour I went to see what it was going to be about . . . it's something that I always wanted to do and I finally had the opportunity this year."

Ian said that that one-off spoken word date in London went so well that he jumped at the chance to do more.

"Y'know it's weird, I know a lot of people are terrified but I don't find public speaking terrifying for some crazy reason. Maybe there is something wrong with me!"

by RTT Staff Writer

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