WTF Anthrax Guitar Player Dan Spitz World Renowned Watchmaker?

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  1. PelicanWig

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    WATCHMAKER
    Dan Spitz, who played lead guitar for the metal band Anthrax, left the group in the '90s to pursue an unexpected path: master watchmaking. Now, he's one of the top watchmakers in the world, but can still shred a guitar like it's 1983.
     
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    Is he the little fidget? I laughed when they were on married with children. They kept calling Marcy Rhodes "Mr."
     
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    stanggirl There's no replacement for displacement

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    And Duff McKagan from GnR is a financial guru.

    And me, I'm just a half assed electrician....ugh
     
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    I never knew they were on MWC. Checking it out now.
     
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    He's been doing that for 20 years. He's also insane. He doesn't call them watches, he calls them Timepieces.
     
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    Kelly wins a party with them and they destroy the house. I remember they eat Peggy's meatloaf or something and all start tripping out.
     
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    My god he is a midget!
     
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    I seem to remember Bud Bundy towering over him and Bud is like 5'4.
     
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    Now now, don't be hard on yourself. Your a full assed electrician.
     
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    Probably more money in watchmaking than in Anthrax.
     
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    Yeah he found Jesus and became a watchmaker. Anthrax also released a killer album this year and he was nowhere to be found. His widdly woos aren't all that important to the sound of the band.
     
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    I knew he became a watchmaker, but not that he's one of the "best in the world." Wonder how much truth there is to that?

    He still plays music. His new band played a dive bar here a couple years ago and nobody gave a shit.
     
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    I was going to make fun of him, but damn that looks like he has quite a refined skill there. Haha, the Anthrax video clip was showing Scott playing guitar. Fidget Dan was just standing there in the background. I couldn't resist.
     
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    Looks boring as shit. I'd rather eat bees.
     
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    That's impressive.
     
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    I am fucking loving For All Kings, the whole album is brilliant, even the non thrash stuff!
     
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    if the watchmaking doesn't work out, he can make cookies in a tree somewhere.
     
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    Yeah its been in rotation nonstop for me. Just something really catchy about it. Good slab of Metal and a worthy follow up to Worship Music.
     
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    I wonder if his size helps with the watch work. I mean, not a lot of people can crawl into a watch. That has to be a major advantage.
     
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    A lot of good music came out of the Jon Bush era but bringing back Belladonna was the best move ever.