Kirk Baird of the Las Vegas Sun spoke with Anthrax vocalist John Bush about the group’s unintended publicity after the still unsolved anthrax bio attack on the country’s mail system. Bush said, “It was a real conflicting feeling about everything that was going on. We don’t want to have anything associated with death — that’s not what it was about. When you’re 19 or 18 years old and you’re thinking of a name for a heavy metal band, you think of something that sounds powerful and perhaps a little bit scary, and that’s how Scott came up with the name of the band.”
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