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Pantera vs. Shadows Fall – March Metal Madness 2014, Round 1

Pantera vs. Shadows Fall
EastWest / Century Media

For March Metal Madness this year, we're trying to find the greatest metal album of the 21st Century. In this first battle within the Headbanger Region, one of history's most purely powerful acts face down one of modern metal's most solid bands.

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Philip Anselmo’s Housecore Horror Film & Metal Festival To Return in 2014

Housecore Horror Film Festival
Housecore Horror Film Festival

After a successful inaugural run in 2013, Philip Anselmo is bringing back his Housecore Horror Film & Metal Festival in 2014. The event will once again take place in Austin, Texas, running Oct. 23-26.

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Vinnie Paul: Pantera Could Have Been The Rolling Stones of Heavy Metal

Vinnie Paul
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Pantera fans often speculate about what heights the band may have reached without the fallout from frontman Philip Anselmo’s drug abuse followed by the untimely and tragic death of guitarist Dimebag Darrell. Now, drummer Vinnie Paul is weighing in on the topic.

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Philip Anselmo, Rex Brown + Other Metal Greats Make Their Super Bowl XLVIII Picks

Charles Epting for Loudwire
Charles Epting for Loudwire

Metal musicians travel the world constantly leapfrogging from continent to continent on a blur of buses, planes and trains. But no matter how busy they are and how insane the lifestyle is, of course there's always some time for a little football -- especially with Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks coming up this Sunday.

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New Dimebag Darrell Guitar Includes Inlay From Oak Tree in Late Guitarist’s Backyard

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott
Scott Gries, Getty Images

Bravo, Dean Guitars. You've just created one of the coolest custom axes we've ever seen! The new guitar is the Dimebag Darrell Signature ROOTS ML.

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Metal Masters 5 Thrills Fans and Legends Alike – Recap, Photo Gallery and Video

Photo courtesy of Paris Visone
Photo courtesy of Paris Visone

What do you get when members of Pantera, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Testament and a slew of other metal bands share the stage? Metal Masters 5!

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Slayer, Pantera, Megadeth, Anthrax Members + More Rock Metal Masters 5 [Videos]

Slayer
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Last night (Jan. 22), metalheads were treated to the fifth installment of Metal Masters. Boasting a lineup of brilliant musicians, the 11 legendary players tore through 22 songs for a captivated Anaheim, Calif., audience. If you were unable to check out Metal Masters 5 in person, no worries! We've got some fan-filmed footage to share with you here.

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Pantera to Release 20th Anniversary Edition of ‘Far Beyond Driven’

Pantera
Paul Natkin Archive

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pantera's seventh studio album, 'Far Beyond Driven,' a new two-disc edition of the record will soon hit shelves. The upcoming anniversary edition of 'Far Beyond Driven,' due March 25, will include a newly remastered version of the original recordings along with a new live performance from the 1994 Monsters of Rock Festival.

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Megadeth vs. Pantera – Classic Cage Match

Capitol/Atco
Capitol/Atco

Congrats to Megadeth, now a two-time winner in the Classic Cage Match. Their 1986 song 'Peace Sells' defeated two fellow legendary 1986 metal tracks -- first, Slayer's 'Raining Blood,' and then, Metallica's 'Master of Puppets.'

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Philip Anselmo on the Moment He Knew Pantera Was Over + Relationship with Vinnie Paul

Phil Anselmo
Photo by Jimmy Hubbard

Not too long ago, legendary Pantera / Down vocalist Philip Anselmo dropped by for an unforgettable visit. The man opened up wide while he was here, going in-depth about the moment he knew Pantera was over and how he misses having a friendship with drummer Vinnie Paul.

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