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The Spreading The Disease by Anthrax is a 500 piece puzzle that includes artwork from the album of the identical name.500 pieces. You can unsubscribe at any time and we’ll by no means share your particulars without your permission. This addition would have been enough to make sure the new version was value buying. In 2015, Anthrax released a special deluxe edition of ‘Spreading the Disease’ in honor of its 30th anniversary. The drawing inside in the inner sleeve of the LP version was made by drummer Charlie Benante himself and exhibits Scott Ian with a SOD T-Shirt among the remainder of the band members, friends and followers.
Producer Carl Canedy suggested the group to audition Joey Belladonna, who was not conversant in thrash metal. Though the band members were not pleased with Belladonna’s musical background, they hired him and booked a number of shows with their new frontman. Spreading the Disease was recorded at the Pyramid Sound Studios in Ithaca, New York with Canedy, whereas Jon Zazula served as government producer. The album featured the only “Madhouse”, for which a music video was produced, nevertheless it did not obtain a lot airplay on MTV, as a result of the station believed the content material was degrading to the mentally insane. Spreading the Disease was the band’s main label debut and was released by Megaforce / Island Records.
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But many of the music for Spreading The Disease was so quick he didn’t know precisely how to phrase the vocals or match them between the riffs. So Ian labored carefully with Belladonna and went over the vocal melodies for the new songs line for line till he could perfectly repeat them. Then they gave him some creative liberties to embellish the vocals as he saw fit.
AllMusic’s Steve Huey said the album was an excellent leap forward from its predecessor and one of Anthrax finest. He praised the lyrics for paying tribute to fictional characters as in “Lone Justice” and “Medusa”. Canadian journalist Martin Popoff calls the album “a stunning blast of noise from a long-haired bunch of punks that knew their own enterprise”, praising the “deceptively chaotic songcraft” and Belladonna’s vocals. Also Sputnikmusic’s Mike Stagno liked Belladonna’s vocals, in addition to the tight riffs of guitarists Ian and Spitz.