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 […]
Show the world you can slay like Pantera. Grab your guitars and crank it up to 11 on any Pantera song of your choice (unique takes & instruments are also welcome!) Upload your covers to YouTube, tag them #panteracoversfromhell and invite your friends to like your video on youtube. 10 of the most popular videos […]
Vinnie’s band Hellyeah is releasing a set of webisodes to promote their upcoming album “Blood For Blood”. The first one can be seen by clicking here. The second one is right here: Philip’s band Down has made a song from their upcoming Ep available for streaming. It’s called “We Knew Him Well” and the Ep […]
Vinnie had his 50th Birthday party in grand fashion in Las Vegas on Friday. As John Katsilometes reports in the “Kats Report” on lasvegassun.com: The loudest birthday party possibly ever was Vinnie Paul’s 50th on Tuesday night at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel. How loud? “Raiding the Rock Vault” singer Paul Shortino, who has […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
In the recent Workaholics episode, Blake shows some frustration with some kids who aren’t quite up to speed yet: In True detective, some dude gets tossed in the clink wearing his Far Beyond Driven t-shirt, pretty much guaranteeing no other prisoners will mess with him while he’s there.
Vinnie elaborates on the new HELLYEAH album title “Blood For Blood”, the line up change in the band, and the band’s direction. He also discusses recording details of the new album and tour plans. Get ready for new music from HELLYEAH!! “Blood for Blood” is due out later this year and the boys from HELLYEAH […]
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! 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