Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante and his wife Sandra were arrested on Friday (7/27) on suspicion of domestic battery in front of a child.
Charlie and his wife who were at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Elkhart, Indiana were taken into custody after allegedly arguing in front of their daughter Mia. They were booked at the local county jail and subsequently released on Saturday (7/28) according to local news reports. A court date has been set for Aug. 3.
Anthrax who are currently on The Mayhem Festival Tour have not yet commented on Charlie’s arrest. Charlie has been temporarily replaced by Shadows Fall drummer, Jason Bittner.