[[accordion title=Fun Facts About Anthrax]]
• Anthrax was featured on an episode of "Married With Children" when Kelly and Bud won a contest to have the band play at a house party.
• In high school, Scott Ian was nicknamed Scott "Not" Ian. It was about the same time when he learned about the deadly bacteria anthrax in biology class, and later named his band after it.
• During the post-9/11 anthrax scare of 2001, the band considered changing their name to Basket Of Puppies.