Rob Caggiano Leaves Anthrax

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Wow, didn’t see this one coming. Guitarist Rob Caggiano has left Anthrax after two albums and a gazillion tours. Fans on Twitter are already calling for former lead guitarist Dan Spitz to return to the band. And Dan tweeted this a couple of hours ago:

“Now playing….
Caught In A Mosh….
With the lead break (I wrote) note for note perfectly executed. Anybody want to listen to it”

But back to Rob. He says:

“I’m extremely proud of my time in Anthrax. Actually, that’s an understatement! We accomplished so many great things together over the years and I shared some of the best times of my life with these guys. As a band, we also weathered quite a few storms along the way. It’s been a wild ride (to say the least) from Day One and I wouldn’t change one single thing about the last 12 years. This is an extremely difficult and emotional decision for me to make but my heart is just steering me in a different direction right now. Read More …