On this day, 28 years ago – the heaviest record to ever debut at Number 1 on the Billboard charts was released. Far Beyond Driven beat out Bonnie Raitt & Ace of Base for the top spot! Do you remember the first time you heard it?
“That album’s one of my favorites — that and Vulgar [Display of Power],” Rex Brown enthused to us in 2005; the record of which he was speaking is Reinventing the Steel, Pantera’s swansong and an LP that Brown’s former bandmates Phil Anselmo and Vinnie Paul also look back on fondly. By all accounts, the LP […]
In honor of Pantera’s 1992 masterpiece, Vulgar Display of Power, turning 30 this year, we spoke with vocalist Philip Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown about the wild times they had while making the album and touring on it with their now-deceased bandmates, guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul. In this extended excerpt from the […]
In the grand tradition established by Z2, the Vulgar Display of Power 30th anniversary graphic novel unites famous fans of the band throughout comics and music to team up on adaptations of all eleven of the album’s tracks. Creators including Alan Robert (Life of Agony), Eric Peterson (Testament), Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die), Burton […]