The Info List - Rob Caggiano

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Robert "Rob" Caggiano (born November 7, 1976) is an American guitarist and producer. As of 2013[update], Caggiano is lead guitarist of the band Volbeat. Caggiano had formerly been lead guitarist of the thrash metal band Anthrax.


1 Biography 2 Discography 3 Production discography (incomplete) 4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] Caggiano's first professional band was Boiler Room that formed in 1996. The band caught the attention of Roadrunner Records
Roadrunner Records
after an opening slot for the band Orgy in 1999. After several delays, the band eventually got Tommy Boy Records
Tommy Boy Records
to release their debut album 'Can't Breathe'. Soon after the release, the band broke up in summer 2000. He initially played with Anthrax from 2001 until 2005, exiting when their Among the Living
Among the Living
lineup reunited, and later returning in 2007 following the end of that reunion.[1] He appears on the albums We've Come for You All and Worship Music, as well as the Greater of Two Evils compilation (a live-in-the-studio recording of older material) and the live album Music of Mass Destruction. Rob was also part of "The Big 4" tour during 2010/2011 which featured Anthrax, Slayer, Megadeth
and Metallica. The Bulgaria show was streamed and broadcast to movie theaters all over the world and the entire "Big 4" show (Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer
and Metallica) came out on DVD Nov. 2, 2010. Rob Caggiano
Rob Caggiano
is also known as a record producer/mixer under the alias of Scrap 60 Productions most notably for producing Cradle of Filth, Anthrax, and Jesse Malin
Jesse Malin
along with many other prominent metal/hard rock bands. Rob is also the guitarist/songwriter for a band called The Damned Things
The Damned Things
along with Scott Ian
Scott Ian
(Anthrax), Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley
Andy Hurley
(Fall Out Boy), and Keith Buckley
Keith Buckley
(Every Time I Die). The debut album for The Damned Things
The Damned Things
which was also produced and recorded by Rob Caggiano
Rob Caggiano
was released through Island Records
Island Records
on December 13, 2010. On January 4, 2013, it was announced that he had left Anthrax, reportedly in order to focus on studio production work for a while until he figured his next move as an artist. He said of his decision to leave "This is an extremely difficult and emotional decision for me to make but my heart is just steering me in a different direction right now. I've always been one to follow my heart in everything that I do and while this might be one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make, it feels like the right one for me at this time."[2] On February 4, 2013, it was announced that Caggiano had officially joined Danish band Volbeat
as lead guitarist. Originally called on as the record producer for Volbeat's new album Outlaw Gentlemen and Shady Ladies, Rob Caggiano
Rob Caggiano
was asked to join as a full-time member two weeks into the recording process due to the chemistry between him and the other band members. Discography[edit] with Anthrax

Date of release Title Label Chart positions US sales

May 6, 2003 We've Come for You All Sanctuary/Nuclear Blast 122

April 20, 2004 Music of Mass Destruction
Music of Mass Destruction
(live) Sanctuary

November 23, 2004 The Greater of Two Evils
The Greater of Two Evils
(remix album) Sanctuary/Nuclear Blast

September 13, 2011 Worship Music Megaforce/Nuclear Blast 12

with Boiler Room

Date of release Title Label Chart positions US sales

2000 Can't Breathe Tommy Boy/Roadrunner Records

with The Damned Things

Date of release Title Label Chart positions US sales

2010 Ironiclast Mercury Records

with Volbeat

Date of release Title Label Chart positions US sales

2013 Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies Vertigo/Universal 9 130,000

2016 Seal the Deal & Let's Boogie Vertigo/Universal 4 51000

Production discography (incomplete)[edit]

Cradle of Filth
Cradle of Filth
- Nymphetamine (Grammy Nominated) Cradle of Filth
Cradle of Filth
- Thornography Sahg - "Sahg 2" Bleeding Through
Bleeding Through
- The Truth Jesse Malin
Jesse Malin
- "Glitter in The Gutter" (featuring Bruce Springsteen and Ryan Adams) Ill Niño
Ill Niño
- One Nation Underground Ill Niño
Ill Niño
- Revolution Revolución Machine Head - "Supercharger Remix" Anthrax - We've Come for You All Anthrax - "The Greater Of Two Evils" Prong - "Remix 2010" H20 - "H20" The Agony Scene - The Darkest Red A Life Once Lost - Hunter Dry Kill Logic - The Darker Side of Nonsense 36 Crazyfists
36 Crazyfists
- Bitterness the Star Straight Line Stitch - When Skies Wash Ashore Chthonic - Mirror of Retribution Muzzy - "Boathouse Sessions" The Drama Club - "The Drama Club" EP 2008 Anthrax - Worship Music Volbeat
- Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies Twelve Gauge Valentine - Shock Value


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Rob Caggiano
Leaves Anthrax". 

External links[edit]

Metal Antix Interview 'Ironiclast' Cover Artwork Unveiled

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Michael Poulsen Jon Larsen Rob Caggiano Kaspar Boye Larsen

Teddy Vang Franz Gottschalk Thomas Bredahl Anders Kjølholm

Studio albums

The Strength/The Sound/The Songs Rock the Rebel/Metal the Devil Guitar Gangsters & Cadillac Blood Beyond Hell/Above Heaven Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies Seal the Deal & Let's Boogie


"Fallen" "Heaven nor Hell" "A Warrior's Call" "Still Counting" "The Hangman's Body Count" "Lola Montez" "Dead but Rising" "Doc Holliday" "The Devil's Bleeding Crown"

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Dan Lilker Greg D'Angelo Neil Turbin Dan Spitz Matt Fallon John Bush Paul Crook Joey Vera Dan Nelson Rob Caggiano Jon Dette

Studio albums

Fistful of Metal Spreading the Disease Among the Living State of Euphoria Persistence of Time Sound of White Noise Stomp 442 Volume 8: The Threat Is Real We've Come for You All The Greater of Two Evils Worship Music For All Kings


Live: The Island Years Music of Mass Destruction Alive 2 Gigantour Caught in a Mosh: BBC Live
in Concert The Big Four: Live
from Sofia, Bulgaria (with Metallica, Megadeth
and Slayer)

Extended plays

Armed and Dangerous I'm the Man Penikufesin Inside Out Summer 2003 Anthems


Attack of the Killer B's Return of the Killer A's Madhouse: The Very Best of Anthrax Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985–1991)


"Madhouse" "I Am the Law" "Indians" "Antisocial" "Got the Time" "Bring the Noise" (with Public Enemy) "Only" "Inside Out" "Fight 'Em 'Til You Can't"

Video albums

Music of Mass Destruction Alive 2
Alive 2
- The DVD Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985–1991) The Big 4 Live
from Sofia, Bulgaria

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Dino Cazares Robert Flynn Matt Heafy Joey Jordison

Contributing artists

Mikael Åkerfeldt Steve Asheim Rob Barrett Corey Beaulieu Glen Benton Rob Caggiano Mina Caputo Max Cavalera Dave Chavarri Mike D'Antonio Phil Demmel Matt DeVries Marcelo Dias Steve Di Giorgio Adam Duce Dez Fafara Brian Fair Dani Filth Justin Foley Rhys Fulber Michale Graves Billy Graziadei Paul Dedrick Gray Paolo Gregoletto Steve Holt Mark Hunter Scott Ian Jamey Jasta Howard Jones Johnny Kelly Andreas Kisser Andy LaRocque Jesse David Leach Cristian Machado Logan Mader Sean Malone Roy Mayorga Dave McClain James Franklin Murphy Christian Olde Wolbers Tim "Ripper" Owens Daryl Palumbo Nadja Peulen Dave Pybus Josh Rand James Root Evan Seinfeld Josh Silver Acey Slade Mike Smith Travis Smith Peter Steele Joel Stroetzel Corey Taylor Ville Valo Jeff Waters Junkie XL

Other contributing individuals

Monte Conner Colin Richardson Andy Sneap Jason Suecof

Related musical ensembles

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Notable songs

"Abigail" "Alison Hell" "Bother" "Davidian" "My Last Serenade" "Pull Harder on the Strings of Your Martyr" "Refuse/Resist" "River Runs Red" "Roots Bloody Roots' "Set It Off" "Surfacing" "The End Complete"

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The Damned Things

Keith Buckley Scott Ian Joe Trohman Rob Caggiano Andy Hurley Josh Newton

Studio albums


Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 85743913 MusicBrainz: 26fea071-1c0b-42ce