Reader: Scott Ian is as real as they come
There's a reason that metal, particularly the kind produced by bands like Anthrax, Testament and Death Angel, endures year after year: The bands are made up of guys like Scott Ian, real, down-to-earth dudes who make music they love completely unaffected by the trends or popular opinions of the mainstream. The fans repay this stedfastness with devotion. For evidence of this, look no further than Fattwhitta, who posted our comment of the day:
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