Charlie Benante Discusses Anthrax Tribute To Ronnie James Dio

drummer Charlie Benante spoke to NME about the Sonisphere Big 4 show in Warsaw, Poland and how the event came about thanks to an idea from Lars Ulrich when Metallica was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He also mentioned the band’s tribute to the late Ronnie James Dio. “We have a thing that we’re gonna do as a tribute to Ronnie Dio,” Charlie explained. “That we’re gonna incorporate in our show, because that was something that kind of hit us all a bit hard because Dio is one of our… we looked up to him not only as a singer, but as a human being. He was such an awesome person, so it’s our little tribute to him.” Watch the interview via YouTube below.

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