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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Bands Who Released Three Great Albums In A Row.

From Metal Insider: While Pantera was a popular regional glam band, when Phil Anselmo joined in 1987, the band started evolving. Power Metal was heavier than anything the other band had joined, evoking the album’s title more than their previous three albums. Yet they got much heavier for their major label debut. Vulgar Display is […]

Ex-PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN Guests On ‘Talking Metal’ Podcast (Audio)

Former PANTERA and current KILL DEVIL HILL bassist Rex Brown was interviewed on episode 444 of the “Talking Metal” podcast (link textweb site). You can now listen to the podcast using the audio player below. (Note: The Brown chat begins around the 27-minute mark.) KILL DEVIL HILL is the band featuring legendary drummer Vinny Appice […]

HELLYEAH: First Clip From The Studio Posted Online

A short video clip from the recording sessions for the fourth studio album from HELLYEAH can be seen below. HELLYEAH’s new CD is being helmed by producer Kevin Churko at his The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada. Churko is the Canadian musician, sound engineer, songwriter and record producer who has previously worked with […]

PHILIP ANSELMO Speaks To DeepEllumOnAir.com At Housecore Horror Film & Metal Festival (Video)

DeepEllumOnAir.com conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo late last month at Anselmo’s Housecore Horror Film & Metal Festival in Austin, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. Anselmo’s first-ever solo album, “Walk Through Exits Only”, sold around 8,700 copies in the United States in its first week of […]

Video: PHILIP ANSELMO Performs At HOUSECORE HORROR FILM & METAL FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo and his solo band, THE ILLEGALS, performing on October 27 in Austin, Texas as part of Anselmo’s Housecore Horror Film & Metal Festival can be seen below. Anselmo’s first-ever solo album, “Walk Through Exits Only”, sold around 8,700 copies in the United States […]

‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott Wins Loudwire’s Greatest Metal Guitarist Tournament

As originally posted on loudwire.com here. In a competition that started out with 32 of metal’s finest axe-slingers and shredders, and featured well over a million votes, late Pantera legend ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott has emerged victorious in Loudwire’s Greatest Metal Guitarist tournament. The fan-voted competition took some unexpected twists and turns during its one-month run, […]

Extreme Steel Tour – Pantera, Slayer, Static-X, Skrape, Morbid Angel – June 21st, 2001 – Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum

Read the review in it’s entirety on blistering.com here. “Thankfully I have most of Pantera’s discography so I was able to appreciate their set. Perhaps because this is their third tour in support of Reinventing the Steel they only played two songs off of the newest release – “Goddamn Electric” and “Revolution Is My Name.” […]

Pantera’s Vinnie Paul explains what makes Phil Anselmo so “Fucking Hostile”

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, FEB. 27, 1992 Would you let somebody punch you in the face for 300 bucks? Considering that knuckle sandwiches sometimes come for free, 300 smackers might not sound too bad. Then again, it depends who’s on the other end of the fist. And whether or not dental coverage is […]