Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian is embarking on a different kind of tour; Speaking Words comes in the wake of a one-off spoken word engagement in London. Admittedly inspired by Henry Rollins’ similar tale-telling outlet, Ian describes where he’s coming from. Via Decibel:
The last 32 years of my life spent in a metal band; I’ve got so many stories, whether it’s shit that I’ve done, people that I’ve met, stories that I know from other people . . . I’ve kinda been in this bubble for so long. I always felt that people need to hear this stuff. That’s what the material is; it’s shit that I have been through in my life.
Read much more at Decibel.