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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 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 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 […]