February 4, 2023

Whether or not he’s behind the equipment in Anthrax or a reunited Pantera, Charlie Benante has confirmed himself to be a flexible drummer. Now he can add “drumline” to his resume.

Benante appeared on the Seattle Seahawks’ sport in opposition to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday(January eighth) to carry out Pantera and Anthrax songs with the Seahawks Blue Thunder — a drumline that performs all through Lumen Subject throughout Seattle’s residence video games.

The drumline wished to play Pantera’s “Stroll” and Anthrax’s “Indians,” and Benante obliged, sitting behind a full equipment whereas the remainder of the percussionists synced up for some bodily choreography. Taking part in thrash metallic to a drumline is a formidable feat — particularly amidst the compulsory Seattle rain — however Benante and firm nailed each renditions.

Posted Benante on Instagram: “Had a fantastic expertise taking part in with the @seahawks @bluethunderdrumline – thanks to everybody for making this occur. @keithrousu you’re a drummer’s drummer and also you get it. You place collectively a fantastic drum line , I loved hanging and speaking with everybody and even discovered a trick or 2. They wished to play Indians and Stroll and I used to be more than pleased to play these with them. The #seattle Rain sucked however we received by way of it and the Seahawks received.”

Benante and Pantera are set to proceed their extremely anticipated reunion run all through 2023 and 2024, performing quite a few pageant appearances whereas additionally supporting Metallica’s North American tour (which features a 2024 date at Lumen Subject subsequent August). You’ll be able to see Pantera’s full slate of live performance dates and choose up tickets, in addition to watch Benante’s drumline efficiency, under.

2023:
05/18-21 – Daytona Seaside, FL @ Welcome to Rockville
05/26 – Sofia, BG @ Armeets Enviornment
05/27 – Bucharest, RO @ Metalhead Assembly Open Air Pageant
05/30 – Budapest, HU @ Barba Negra
05/31 – Vienna, AT @ Gasometer
06/02-04 – Nürburgring, DE @ Rock Am Ring
06/02-04 – Nürnberg, DE @ Rock Im Park
06/05 – Lodz, PL @ Atlas Enviornment
06/10 – Sölvesborg, SE @ Sweden Rock Pageant
06/12 – Prague, CZ @ O2 Enviornment (Tix)
06/13 – Berlin, DE @ Verti Music Corridor
06/15 – Copenhagen, DK @ Copenhell
06/15-18 – Clisson, FR @ Hellfest
06/21 – Hamburg, DE @ Edel Optics
06/22-24 – Oslo, NO @ Tons of Rock (Tix)
06/29 – Viveiro, Spain @ Resurrection Pageant
07/02 – Bologna, Italy @ Return of the Gods Pageant
07/13-15 – Cadott, WI @ Rock Fest
08/04 – E. Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/11 – Montreal, QC @ Stade Olympique ^ (Tix)
08/18 – Arlington, TX @ AT&T Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/25 – Inglewood, CA @ SoFi Stadium ^ (Tix)
09/01 – Glendale, AZ @ State Farm Stadium ^ (Tix)
11/03 – St. Louis, MO @ The Dome at America’s Middle ^ (Tix)
11/10 – Detroit, MI @ Ford Subject ^ (Tix)

2024:
08/02 – Foxborough, MA @ Gillette Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/09 – Chicago, IL @ Soldier Subject ^ (Tix)
08/16 – Minneapolis, MN @ US Financial institution Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/23 – Edmonton, AB @ Commonwealth Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/30 – Seattle, WA @ Lumen Subject ^ (Tix)

^ = supporting Metallica

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