Category Archives: Pantera

Decible magazine: That Time Monte Pittman Taught Madonna a Pantera Riff

We all knew Dime’s influence went beyond metal. Check out this article, it’s a better read than you think. From deciblemagazine.com: By Jeanne Fury Some time around 2008, the internet became flooded with YouTube clips of Madonna playing a Pantera song on guitar on her Sticky & Sweet tour. Naturally, portions of the human population […]

Sterling Winfield: (Pantera) had the ability to not only talk the talk, but they could walk the walk, and they could walk it all over your fucking face. They had raw power.

(Pantera) had the ability to not only talk the talk, but they could walk the walk, and they could walk it all over your fucking face. They had raw power. That’s what they were all about, just unforgiving. Pantera were the forefathers. They could assault your senses and have you beg for more. They had […]

Dimebag Darrell spoke to Guitar World in May 2002 about the Pantera song he would most like to be remembered for.

“I think the kind of music we play will stand the test of time for however long. But if I had to pick just one, I’d go with the powerful, off-the-cuff statement that is ‘Fucking Hostile.’ “When it came out it definitely set the tone and pace for what we were about. I also think […]

ARTISTdirect posted what they believe are the top 10 Dimebag Darrell Pantera riffs.

Every riff Dimebag Darrell recorded for Pantera could be considered legendary. Let’s just get that out of the way first off. The man was one of the greatest to ever pick up a guitar, and he’s responsible for an entire generation of players. So, that said, narrowing down a list to the “Top Ten Dimebag […]

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 […]

‘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.” […]