On the same day Anthrax released Worship Music, their first album in eight years, the thrash-metal heavyweights brought the noise to the Best Buy Theater. It was a cathartic experience, and they played with the sort of frenzy most bands would reserve for a giant gig at Yankee Stadium (where they played the next day alongside Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth). Tonight, they return with a new cast of thrash cohorts (Testament and Death Angel). Let’s hope they haven’t lost that new-record smell.

Wed., Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., 2012

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