Legendary rockers Pantera’s final opus, Reinventing The Steel, represented a recommitment to everything the band loved about heavy metal. Released in 2000 at the peak of nu-metal’s popularity, the album’s back-to-basics approach flew in the face of the trend and served as a potent reminder of the enduring power of primal metal. Pantera’s swan song […]
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Hard rock stalwarts HELLYEAH digitally release first track “333,” from their eagerly anticipated new album featuring the late Vinnie Paul Abbott’s final recordings via Eleven Seven Music Group HERE. Early album pre-orders with classic merch are available HERE. “Vinnie originally came up with the idea for 333,” said singer Chad Gray. “A lot of people […]
The legendary Philip H. Anselmo discusses the creation of his new solo album and much more!
“Walk Through Exits Only,” the title track from Philip Anselmo‘s upcoming solo album, due out July 16 on his own Housecore label, is making its premiere today at Loudwire.com Produced by Philip Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at his New Orleans studio, Nodferatu’s Lair, with his band The Illegals […]
Philip H. Anselmo will take to the road for his first-ever solo tour, “Technicians of Distortion,” which will kick off July 31 in Tulsa, OK. On this tour, Anselmo will be joined by his back up band The Illegals – guitarist Marzi Montazeri, bassist Steve Taylor, and Jose Manual Gonzalez on drums. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, […]
Earlier this week, Forbes Magazine (Forbes.com) posted an in-depth piece on the comeback of vinyl and Record Store Day, written by Tim Clark. In a time where people are quick to label the current state of the music industry as “failing” or “experiencing a downfall”, Tim Clark points out that the independent record store experience illustrates otherwise. […]
Philip Anselmo, legendary frontman of Pantera and Down, will release his career-first solo album, Walk Through Exits Only, on July 16 via his own Housecore Records (MRI/Megaforce). Walk Through Exits Only will be available digitally, on CD and on vinyl. Produced by Philip Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at his […]
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers today announced plans to release on May 10, 2011 the handbook to all things heavy metal: BRINGING METAL TO THE CHILDREN by Zakk Wylde, guitar legend and Black Label Society frontman. Wylde invites all who dare onto the tour bus for tales of glory, debauchery, and general mayhem. The book […]
Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo looks back at 20 years of ‘Cowboys From Hell’, impact of Dimebag Darrell’s passing, his upcoming autobiography, and what we can expect from his solo material.