|Years active 1981–2014||Name Dan Lilker|
|Born October 18, 1964 (age 51) (1964-10-18) |
Instruments Bass, guitar, drums, piano, vocals
Associated acts Anthrax, S.O.D., Nuclear Assault, Brutal Truth, The Ravenous, Holy Moses, Nokturnal Hellstorm, Exit-13, Hemlock, United Forces
Music groups Anthrax (1981 – 1984), Nuclear Assault
Genres Heavy metal, Thrash metal, Speed metal, Crossover thrash, Hardcore punk, Grindcore, Death metal, Black metal
Albums Fistful of Metal, Speak English or Die, Game Over, Survive, Bigger than the Devil
Similar People John Connelly, Billy Milano, Charlie Benante, Neil Turbin, Scott Ian
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
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Daniel A. "Dan" Lilker (born October 18, 1964 in Bayside, New York) is a musician from the United States, most known as a bass player, but also guitarist, pianist, drummer and vocalist. He is the bassist for the thrash metal band Nuclear Assault and was a founding member of Anthrax with Scott Ian, (Lilker was then playing rhythm guitar) and recorded bass guitar and co-wrote on their first album, Fistful of Metal. He also founded crossover band Stormtroopers of Death with Scott Ian and Charlie Benante (from Anthrax), and Billy Milano (Anthrax roadie, M.O.D. singer). He also plays bass with Brutal Truth, Exit-13, Malformed Earthborn, The Ravenous, Overlord Exterminator, Venomous Concept, Crucifist, Nokturnal Hellstorm and Extra Hot Sauce.
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Lilker played on Holy Moses' 1994's No Matter What's the Cause. He is known for his fast, guitar-like riffing through heavy distortion. Dan Lilker has been a columnist with Zero Tolerance Magazine since the publication's inception in 2005. In 2009, it was reported that Chicago journalist Dave Hofer was writing a biography of Lilker.
Lilker is currently in United Forces, which features his Stormtroopers of Death bandmate Billy Milano as their singer.
As of 2003 Lilker has sold nearly 5 million records worldwide according to Nielsen SoundScan.
On January 10, 2014, Lilker announced his plans to retire from being a full-time recording and touring musician. He also announced that Brutal Truth would break up on his 50th birthday (October 18, 2014).