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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

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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
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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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Ride For Dime 2013 Texas Charity Event Scheduled in Honor of ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott

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For music fans looking for a good cause to get behind, the annual ‘Ride for Dime’ event is just around the corner scheduled for Aug. 16 and 17 in Texas. With events scheduled in both Fort Worth and Dallas, friends, fans and family members will all join forces to remember Pantera guitarist “Dimebag" Darrell Abbott with a motorcycle ride followed by two nights of great music.

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Philip Anselmo & The Illegals Perform Pantera’s ‘Walk’ With Cancer-Stricken Fan

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

On Tuesday, July 31, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals kicked off their U.S tour in Tulsa, Okla. During the show, Anselmo invited a young fan who is battling cancer to come onstage with the band to help perform a rendition of Pantera‘s 'Walk' (watch fan-shot video above) via the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

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Which Pantera, Superjoint Ritual + Down Songs Would You Love to See Philip Anselmo Perform?

Phil Anselmo
Photo by Estevam Romera

Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals are set to embark on their first-ever tour beginning July 31 in Tulsa, Okla. Anselmo and the boys are sure to play plenty of material from the act's debut album, 'Walk Through Exits Only' (due July 16), but if you could hand-pick your dream Anselmo set list, which Pantera, Superjoint Ritual and Down songs would you add?

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Drummer Vinnie Paul on Pantera Reunion: ‘It’s Never Gonna Happen’

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Despite the tragic death of shredder 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott and the hostility held between certain members of the great Pantera, there has been rumblings of a possible reunion of the band for the past few years. Pantera / Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul hasn't been one to pioneer any sort of reunion, and while paying tribute to late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman along with his late brother Dimebag, the drummer addressed the Pantera situation with a simple bat-away.

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