ANTHRAX - Drummer Arrested For Domestic Battery2012-07-30
Anthrax's drummer Charlie Benante was reportedly arrested this last Friday night on domestic battery in front of a child. Benante and wife were allegedly arrested at the Hilton Garden Inn in Elkhart Indiana after arguing in front of their daughter, age 6.
According to a local report from WSBT.com, the two were arrested and picked up at the Hilton Garden Inn and both were subsequently released from jail the next day. Benante's booking form shows a court date set for this Friday, Aug. 3rd.
Anthrax is currently on the road as part of Mayhem Festival. Benante missed the first few weeks of the tour due to a hand injury, with Shadows Fall drummer Jason Bittner filling in.
There has been no official comment from Charlie Benante or Anthrax regarding the arrest so far.