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PANTERA’S LEGACY REVISITED ON STUDIO BOXED SET AND HOSTILE NEW COLLECTION!

The Complete Studio Albums 1990-2000 Boxed Set Documents The Band’s Legendary Studio Recordings; Set For Release December 11 On CD And Colored Vinyl New Nine-Track History of Hostility Collection Will Be Available On October 30 LOS ANGELES – With their 1990 album Cowboys From Hell, Pantera debuted their signature sound and invigorated the metal scene […]

VH1 lists Philip’s “10 coolest non-Pantera projects”.

Originally posted on vh1.com here. Phil Anselmo’s 10 Coolest Non-Pantera Projects Down, Superjoint + beyond: how the hardest working beast in extreme music keeps going. by Mike McPadden 9/19/2015 When you mention Philip Hansen Anselmo, most heavy music fans known him primarily, if not exclusively, as the vocalist of Pantera. Alas, Anselmo’s time as the […]

Loudwire has published their take on the top 50 metal albums of all time. VDOP did very well!

Summarizing heavy metal history with 50 of its greatest albums is, needless to say, a daunting task. After all, if you view Black Sabbath’s arrival in 1970 as the metal genre’s year zero, simple mathematics would only allow for just over one album from each year. The point being, mathematics were no help to the […]

Get Folding Hostile with the Sock Puppet Parody of Walk! Dye hard fans: stay till the last drumbeat.

Get folding hostile in the sock pit with Hamptera’s new single “Walk” Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sockpuppetparody Twitter: https://twitter.com/SockParody Bandcamp: https://sockpuppetparody.bandcamp.com Directed and Edited by Brady Tulk Produced by Johnny Zero-Forever Music Performance Kitty V from 762 Recording Vocals Texx From Creeper Backup Singers: Johnny Zero-Forever Kitty V Puppet Design Carolina Govea Cinematography James Bedrich 2nd Unit Camera […]

Happy Birthday Dime! Check out tributes posted around the web.

Aug 20 is Dime’s birthday and stories, pictures, and videos surfaced all around the web today in recognition of this. Take a look and some of it below. [fb_embed_post href=”https://www.facebook.com/vinniepaulabbott/photos/a.10152060047904127.1073741825.6104379126/10153552849304127/?type=1/” width=”525″/]   [fb_embed_post href=”https://www.facebook.com/anthrax/photos/a.422098900468.225399.9587275468/10153461437500469/?type=1/” width=”525″/]   [fb_embed_post href=”https://www.facebook.com/Disturbed/photos/a.10151678156922384.1073741824.7916037383/10153680022077384/?type=1/” width=”525″/]   [fb_embed_post href=”https://www.facebook.com/blacklabelsociety/photos/a.376745801700.164577.158788436700/10153181033646701/?type=1/” width=”525″/]   [fb_embed_post href=”https://www.facebook.com/zakkwylde/photos/a.622279097821706.1073741827.184592724923681/901628529886760/?type=1&theater/” width=”525″/]   [fb_embed_post href=”https://www.facebook.com/ozzfestofficial/posts/10153290167668138/” width=”525″/]   [fb_embed_post href=”https://www.facebook.com/siriusxmliquidmetal/photos/a.10151793862203565.1073741827.154993953564/10153200260828565/?type=1&theater/” width=”525″/] […]

Ultimate-Guitar.com posted their list of 10 Ripping Pantera Bass Lines By Rex Brown.

If you’re in a band with Dimebag Darrell and you want your performance to be noticed, you better bring your A-game. For over two decades, Rex Brown stood by Dime’s side and became a crucial element of Pantera’s bone-crushing rhythm section, managing to find his role in the mix alongside Dimebag’s massive tone and Vinnie […]

Cowboys From Hell turns 25 today!

Cowboys From Hell was released 25 years ago today. You can stream the songs, read the lyrics, find album details, comments on the album from the band and other metal legends on the CFH discography page here:: http://pantera.com//cowboysfromhell/ The 25th Anniversary of Pantera’s Cowboys From Hell and the Reason It Matters: http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/music/the-25th-anniversary-of-panteras-cowboys-from-hell-and-the-reason-it-matters-7508834 Cowboys From Hell: […]

Check out where our guy Vinnie Paul comes in on Loudwire’s Top 50 Hard Rock + Metal Drummers of All Time!

While frontmen and guitarists get a lot of the glory in rock bands, drummers are very much a driving force behind the music, especially when it comes to hard rock and heavy metal. In the gallery above, we salute the men behind the kit with our picks for the Top 50 Hard Rock + Metal […]