Anthrax co-founding member Scott Ian is half way through his first Speaking Words Tour and Rogue Mag were invited to Sound Control Manchester to hear all about his allergy to marijuana, an attempt to drink Lemmy Kilmister under the table, prank phone calls with Dimebag Darrell and more…
What started out to be a comedy sketch turned out to be a down to earth disclosure of experiences on the road and experiences with legends and friends in the industry. It was an evening of comical truth supported by visuals which were very upright on account of their accuracy; one in particular showing the messy result of his first encounter with Jack Daniels.
He discretely mentioned when the band were on the cover of Kerrang, that is when Kerrang was a metal magazine. It would be a spoil to give away the main highlights of his story telling, but I can conclude that I hope other artists would take on Word Tours because it gives a personal memoir of themselves to the fans.