ANTHRAX announces drummer Derek Roddy for Milwaukee Metal Fest
The iconic thrash-metal band ANTHRAX has announced that drummer Derek Roddy, best known for his work with Hate Eternal, will be stepping in to fill the shoes of regular drummer Charlie Benante at the upcoming Milwaukee Metal Fest.
The festival, which is scheduled to take place at The Rave / Eagles Club in Milwaukee, WI from May 26 to 28, is already creating a buzz in the metal scene, and this latest news from ANTHRAX has added to the anticipation.
Roddy, who has built a strong reputation in the metal community with his former band Hate Eternal, was handpicked by ANTHRAX to hold down the beat during their set. His proficiency and versatility make him an ideal choice, and fans are eager to see what he brings to the ANTHRAX performance.
Charlie Benante, the longstanding drummer for ANTHRAX, has been a key figure in shaping the band's sound, and his temporary absence will surely be felt. However, the inclusion of a talent like Derek Roddy ensures that the band's percussive force will remain strong and relentless.
The forthcoming Milwaukee Metal Fest promises to be an incredible showcase of heavy metal talent, and with Derek Roddy at the helm for ANTHRAX, their performance is set to be one of the standout moments of the event. This temporary lineup change is just one of many ways the festival continues to keep fans on their toes, generating excitement and anticipation in the run-up to the festival.
As the countdown to the Milwaukee Metal Fest begins, fans of ANTHRAX and metal enthusiasts alike eagerly await to see how Roddy's skills will mesh with the ANTHRAX sound, marking this festival as one of the must-see events of the heavy metal calendar.