“Pieces” is a hidden song by Anthrax from their album Volume 8: The Threat Is Real.
The song is written and sung by bassist Frank Bello. It is a touching and heartfelt song about his younger brother Anthony, who was murdered outside his girlfriend’s home in the Bronx on March 25, 1996. The murderer was never found.
About Volume 8: The Threat Is Real
Volume 8: The Threat Is Real is the eighth studio album by the American thrash metal band Anthrax, released in 1998. The album features a departure from the band’s signature thrash metal sound and incorporates elements of alternative metal and grunge. It also features a collaboration with rapper Public Enemy on the track “Bring the Noise.” Other notable tracks on the album include “Inside Out,” “Crush,” and “Piss N’ Vinegar,” and a cover of the Sex Pistols’ “God Save the Queen.” Volume 8: The Threat Is Real received mixed reviews from critics and fans alike, but is still considered an interesting and experimental release in Anthrax’s catalog.
How to find “Pieces”
On CD: Play through the final track “Stealing From A Thief”
Listen to “Pieces”
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