Video: Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr decares today “Anthrax Day”
The Bronx is the home of Hip Hop and Salsa and today it’s home to Heavy Metal.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is rolling out the welcome mat for fans coming to town to see iconic heavy metal bands Metallica, Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer, “The Big 4,” all performing live in the Bronx today at Yankee Stadium by declaring it “Anthrax Day” in the Bronx.
The “Big 4″ concert also represents a homecoming for Anthrax, which features three native Bronxites among their members–Charlie Benante, Frank Bello and Rob Caggiano. Both Benante and Bello grew up in Throggs Neck, while Caggiano is a native of Pelham Parkway. In honor of the band’s return home, Borough President Diaz officially declared September 14 as “Anthrax Day in the Bronx.”
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