Sunday: Anthrax, Testament, and Death Angel Obliterate the Warfield with Help From Metallica's Kirk Hammett

Anthrax

Testament

Death Angel

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Oct. 23, 2011

The Warfield

Better than: Listening to the new Loutallica album online.

Bay Area thrash-metal fans still waiting for Metallica to bring the Big 4 Tour to their hometown got to enjoy a neck-snapping substitute on Sunday, when Anthrax brought its Earth on Hell Tour to the Warfield with local legends Testament and Death Angel. The confluence of '80s metal stalwarts still going strong three decades after the rise of thrash pulled a crowd that packed the floor of the venue with a mix of greybeard heshers and youthful headbangers moshing, sweating, and crowd-surfing throughout the marathon concert.

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