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Ex-Anthrax Guitar Player

Arrested For Allegedly Choking His Wife

12/27/2013 3:32 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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And to all a good night did not apply to one of the members of Anthrax, after his wife's mom called cops saying he choked his spouse ... but the wife took it all back.

Lead guitarist Dan Spitz was arrested at his home in Lake Worth, Florida early Christmas morning after he and his wife allegedly got into a drunken fight ... according to local reports.

Once the fight began, his wife's mother called cops saying Spitz was choking his spouse ... and according to court records police said she had bruises around her neck.

Spitz claimed he was only acting in self defense ... and the next day his wife told the local news outlet she wouldn't be pressing charges because it was all a misunderstanding.

Case closed.

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B4-I-FU-RU-18?    

Never heard of the guy.

115 days ago
2.

Jeff    

Ex-Anthrax lead guitarist. He hasn't been in the band for years. He now fixes top of the line watches.

115 days ago
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Dead account Delete at will    

Wow Anthrax made the news... I find it funny when the police arrest someone even though the call came from the mother and the daughter said it was BS. My question if he claims it was in self defense why wasnt the wife arrested as well? was it because his mom didnt call for him?

115 days ago
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penguin    

Ex Anthrax member..little bit of research doesn't hurt anyone.

115 days ago
5.

Fabian Legos    

Former guitarist he left a long time ago.

115 days ago
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sharki_d    

"Is Dan Spitz gonna have to choke a bitch"?

115 days ago
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August    

WHAT? I thought he killed her years ago and was spending life in Florida State Prison, and annoying all the other felons about how he was once a Rock-n-Roll Super Star....

115 days ago
8.

Factual    

Nosey azz mom should mind her own business and her own relationship which she must have already F'ed up. MYOB beatch!!

115 days ago
9.

arforama    

Correlation between Heavy Metal and violence?!?! No way said no one ever.

115 days ago
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gothamstar    

Why do we always hear one side of the story (the cops version). Everyone is so quick to judge? Did she have a weapon? I'm just saying ...from a musician at NYC

115 days ago
11.

static    

I guess he didn't realize choking someone could be against the law.

115 days ago
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Diamond Goddess!    

DAYUM!!!
Dude hit the wall HARD. He was cute back in the day.

115 days ago
13.

Dfer    

Dirt bag...

115 days ago
14.

INTHEZONE    

I know some girls who like to be choked

115 days ago
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LunarJunk    

That's some hard living..

115 days ago
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