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Slayer, Pantera, Anthrax + Megadeth Members Lead ‘Metal Masters 5′ Show

Kerry King Rex Brown Phil Anselmo
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Watch out Orange County! 'Metal Masters 5' will be taking place at the House of Blues in Anaheim, Calif. with an all-star lineup of metal greats taking part. The event is scheduled for Jan. 22, 2014.

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Phil Anselmo Shares Excitement for Inaugural ‘Housecore Horror Film Festival’ – Exclusive Video

Phil Anselmo
Loudwire

Phil Anselmo's Housecore Horror Film Festival is upon us! The Austin, Texas, music and horror film festival will open its doors on Oct. 24 and will not relent until Oct. 27. The fest is truly unique in its personality, and during Phil Anselmo's recent visit to our studios, the man behind the idea revealed everything we should look forward to from the fest.

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Rex Brown vs. Justin Chancellor – Greatest Metal Bassist, Quarterfinals

Rex Brown vs. Justin Chancellor
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This Greatest Metal Bassist tournament is now offering you a battle between modern day legends. Driving force meets technique in this quarterfinal match.

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Kill Devil Hill’s Rex Brown Talks ‘Revolution Rise,’ Legacy of Pantera, New Hartke Gear + More

Rex Brown
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Former Pantera / Down member and current Kill Devil Hill bassist Rex Brown recently stopped by New York for an intimate musical demonstration at a NYC Sam Ash store. Shortly before taking to the makeshift stage with his brand new Hartke gear, we sat down with Rex for an exclusive interview.

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Vinnie Paul vs. Joey Jordison – Greatest Metal Drummer, Finals

Donald Bowers, Getty Images / Roadrunner Records
Donald Bowers, Getty Images / Roadrunner Records

It's finally time! After starting out with 32 of metal's all-time greatest drummers nearly a month ago, we've made it to the final round! After hundreds of thousands of votes cast in our semifinals, Pantera / Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul enters the final round to take on Slipknot's Joey Jordison.

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Charlie Benante vs. Vinnie Paul – Greatest Metal Drummer, Quarterfinals

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Matthew Rodgers, HERFitz PR / Donald Bowers, Getty Images

In this quarterfinal matchup of our Greatest Metal Drummer tournament, Anthrax stickman Charlie Benante takes on Pantera / Hellyeah skin-basher Vinnie Paul.

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Kill Devil Hill Ink Record Deal With Century Media, Bassist Rex Brown Signs on With Hartke

Kill Devil Hill
Century Media Records

Kill Devil Hill have found a new home, signing a new multi-album deal with Century Media Records and already planning their sophomore disc, due out this fall. The band features bassist Rex Brown of Pantera and drummer Vinny Appice of Black Sabbath and Dio.

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Philip Anselmo on Why Dimebag Darrell Was the ‘Greatest Metal Guitarist’ [Exclusive Video]

Phil Anselmo
Loudwire

Philip Anselmo tells Loudwire why Dimebag Darrell was the greatest metal guitarist.

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Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals + Warbeast Bring Metal ‘Domination’ to New York City

Phil Anselmo
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

As the singer of one of the genre's greatest bands, Philip H. Anselmo's legendary status is well cemented in the world of heavy metal. But Anselmo is certainly not one to rest on his past success, as evident by the passion and force in which he performed on Friday night (Aug. 16) in New York City.

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‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott Wins Loudwire’s Greatest Metal Guitarist Tournament

Dimebag Darrell Greatest Metal Guitarist Champion
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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.

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