Category Archives: Pantera

Rolling Stone on Far Beyond Driven’s 20th anniversary and stream of “Strength Beyond Strength” from the FBD 20th Anniversary’s bonus cd

From Rolling Stone: Two decades ago this week, metal torchbearers Pantera released their heavy-hitting seventh album Far Beyond Driven, and, implausibly, it made it to Number One on the Billboard 200. Even when compared to other metal albums by Metallica and Slipknot that have achieved the same distinction, it remains notable for doing so at […]

UPDATED! More details on Far Beyond Driven’s 20th Anniversary!

FAR BEYOND DRIVEN CELEBRATES 20 YEARS Two-Disc Anniversary Edition of Pantera’s Metal Milestone Includes Newly Remastered Version Of Original Album, Plus A Live Performance From The 1994 Monsters of Rock Festival Available From Rhino On March 25, 2014 LOS ANGELES – Pantera reached a major milestone in 1994 when the legendary metal band’s seventh studio […]

Vinnie speaks with Bandit Rock about the beginnings of Pantera, the new HELLYEAH album, the touring lifestyle, more (video)…

While in Sweden. Vinnie stopped by the Bandit Rock studio to share some insight on some things that only he can! Namely, the early days of Pantera; going from cover band to writing originals. Also, the idea behind the title of the new Hellyeah album and why he likes to keep the party lifestyle alive […]

Vinnie shows us the new Far Beyond Driven Dean and more (video).

Director of artist relations for Dean Guitars and ddrum Josh Maloney has a friendly chat with Vinnie Paul at NAMM 2014 in Anaheim, California. Vinnie talks about his return to NAMM, and shows us the new Far Beyond Driven Dean guitar and more guitars made out of the trees in Darrell’s yard!

REVOLVER Magazine Golden Gods Awards are renaming the Best Guitarist Award for Dimebag Darrell.

REVOLVER Magazine Golden Gods Awards are renaming the Best Guitarist Award for Dimebag Darrell. It will now be known as the Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist Award. Here’s what Vinnie had to say about it: “I am very honored that Revolver is renaming the Best Guitarist Award after Dime! He was and always will be what […]

Twenty years on from ‘Far Beyond Driven’, Metal Hammer celebrates the metal icons that are PANTERA!

Twenty years on from ‘Far Beyond Driven’, Metal Hammer celebrates the metal icons that are PANTERA! Phil, Vinnie and Rex all share their most candid memories of the Texan machine’s rise to superstardom, reveal some unbelievable stories – and talk about the future. More about the issue and purchase info here: http://tinyurl.com/oyvtqm7

FAR BEYOND DRIVEN CELEBRATES 20 YEARS: Details of Two Disc Anniversary Edition revealed.

FAR BEYOND DRIVEN CELEBRATES 20 YEARS Two-Disc Anniversary Edition of Pantera’s Metal Milestone Includes Newly Remastered Version Of Original Album, Plus A Live Performance From The 1994 Monsters of Rock Festival Available From Rhino On March 25, 2014 LOS ANGELES – Pantera reached a major milestone in 1994 when the legendary metal band’s seventh studio […]

Link to watch the live stream of Metal Masters 5 tomorrow (Wednesday).

Watch the live stream of Metal Masters 5 tomorrow (Wednesday). The Metal Masters 5 lineup is loaded with a star-studded cast of metal musicians. As in years past, the show will start with a brief clinic offering some tips and tricks, and will end with an all-star jam session of metal cover songs. Confirmed guests […]

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 […]