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Thrash Metal Pioneers Anthrax Set to Play The Fillmore in Detroit, Guitarist Scott Ian Speaks of Band's Unrelenting History

Kelly Frazier | Posted 09.04.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

In the early 1980s, the New York City-based Anthrax was on the forefront of thrash metal and would become one the most unrelenting bands with an in your face approach to the way they played music.

'Massive Institutional Failure' In Army Labs That Shipped Live Anthrax

AP | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) -- Pentagon officials released a report Thursday detailing recurring problems at an Army bioterror facility that accidentally sent live...

North Korea - A Rational Wildcard in the Pacific

Samuel Ramani | Posted 07.02.2015 | World
Samuel Ramani

North Korea's announcement of a year of friendship with Putin's Russia has increased Russian diplomatic leverage over North Korea at a time when US-Russia relations are at their lowest ebb since the end of the Cold War.

North Korea Accuses U.S. Of Targeting It With Anthrax

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS, June 12 (Reuters) - North Korea has accused the United States of targeting it with anthrax and asked the United Nations Security Cou...

Pentagon: 51 Labs Received Suspected Live Anthrax Samples

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Wednesday that 51 labs in 17 U.S. states and three foreign countries have received suspected live ...

Pentagon May Have Accidentally Sent Anthrax To Itself

AP | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A laboratory on the grounds of the Pentagon compound is among dozens of facilities that may have mistakenly received live anthrax,...

Canada Says No Danger Posed By U.S. Anthrax Shipment

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government confirmed on Tuesday that it received an anthrax sample kit from the U.S Department of Defense that might h...

Anthrax, Accidentally!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.31.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"Those 'inactive' spores we sent you? Guess what?" ...

Military's Mistaken Shipment Of Live Anthrax Was Even Worse Than Thought

AP | By BRADY McCOMBS and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Friday that the Army's mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it ...

Pentagon Says It Accidentally Shipped Nine Live Anthrax Spores

AP | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment...

Man Arrested For Sending 'Anthrax'-Laced Letter To Popular Gay Bar

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.10.2015 | Gay Voices

An Iowa man has been arrested for first-degree harassment after sending a threatening letter to a Des Moines gay bar that he claimed to have laced wit...

Why Thrash Metal Now?

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.02.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Retro-cycles are now a normal part of pop culture and have been for sometime. It is well documented that it's traced to the emergence of 1950's youth culture and their post WWII expendable income. You wait 20 years and there it is again. Lately Tupac and Kurt Cobian are commonplace, but you see that already.

Spill The Blood -- Book Review: Slayer 66 2/3: The Jeff and Dave Years by D.X. Ferris

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 01.16.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

This book is an historical offering to the metal gods and it will grow in importance as the genre evolves, and mutates into something totally new.

Extreme Weather Producing Anthrax

Thomas M. Kostigen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green
Thomas M. Kostigen

The extreme weather the Midwest and Plain states have experienced so far this year has brought about another severe consequence: anthrax.

Lawmakers Condemn 'Dangerous Pattern' Of Safety Lapses Following CDC Anthrax Scare

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, July 16 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers said on Wednesday there was evidence of a "dangerous pattern" of safety...

U.S. Officials Purge Biosafety Board In Midst Of Anthrax Crisis

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2014 | Science

By Sharon Begley and David Morgan NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal officials, amid the worst U.S. biosafety crisis in years, have...

House Panel Sets Witness List For CDC Anthrax Hearing

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 13 (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee said on Sunday that it will hear from half a dozen witnesses this week about dangerou...

CDC Reassigns Director Of Bioterror Lab Behind Anthrax Blunder

Reuters | Hilary Russ and Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 08.22.2014 | Science

ATLANTA/CHICAGO, June 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reassigned the director of the bioterror lab behind the...

Number Of Government Workers Possibly Exposed To Anthrax Grows

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 06.20.2014 | Science

At least 52 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are taking antibiotics as a precaution because of a lab safety problem that may ...

Yellowcard's 9/11 Tribute "Believe," Plus Chats with FFF's John Ondrasik, TDWP's Mike Hranica, OCMS's Ketch Secor and Max Frost

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Written after the tragedy of 9/11, Yellowcard's song "Believe" -- from their 1993 breakthrough album Ocean Avenue -- was written as a thank you to first responders in the police, fire department, and other heroes.

What Makes Anthrax So Deadly

Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jesse Emspak, Contributing writer Published: 08/28/2013 01:31 PM EDT on LiveScience A new study of anthrax reveals why the infection is deadl...

Protecting Our Children From Bioterrorism Requires Testing Of Anthrax Vaccine

Tia Powell | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Tia Powell

Last month, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues released a thoughtful report recommending against studying the anthrax vaccine in children. I might have agreed, had I not spent a year co-chairing an IOM report on protecting the public from a deadly anthrax attack.

Monkeypox And Anthrax Exposures In Maryland?

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Courtney Mabeus | Posted 06.03.2013 | DC

Two of the potential biological exposures within labs at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases in 2012 involved the monkeypo...

Metal Band Releases Surprising Album

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment

-- Anthrax "Anthems" (MRI/Megaforce) There's a revelation on Anthrax's "Anthems" EP: Rush's music is annoying, no matter who plays it....

Anthrax Hoax Targeting Rubio, Nelson Leads To Arrest

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Florida woman is facing nine counts of mailing hoax anthrax letters to the offices of U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson. ...