He didn't make it back into the show, but the image of him swimming is now part of a new Budweiser label design.
As documented by Anthrax's Scott Ian, the man was unsuccessful in returning to the thrash legends' recent Toronto concert, but his persistence is an inspiration.
The country allegedly wants to see if the deadly bacteria can survive a flight on an ICBM.
"Seriously, did they find a bottle of Beethoven pills?"
From Big Four thrash to Finnish death/doom, Laura Palmer's ghost has provided inspiration for a wide variety of metal tributes.
The thawing permafrost could unleash bacteria from a deadly smallpox epidemic in northeastern Siberia, and Cold War-era radioactive material under Greenland's ice sheet.
Scientists debate the dangers of a new plague emerging from permafrost thaws.
At least 40 people from nomadic communities in northern Siberia have been hospitalized during an anthrax outbreak linked to thawing reindeer carcasses.
The drummer for these Big Four thrash metal gods sifts through their extensive discography, and declares a favorite.