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

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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

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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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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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Vote for Which Pantera + Superjoint Ritual Songs You’d Like to See Philip Anselmo Perform Live!

Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

If you're planning to check out Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals on their upcoming 'Technicians of Distortion' tour, you'll definitely want to vote in this poll. Philip Anselmo and the boys are planning on busting out a few Pantera and Superjoint Ritual songs along the way, and they want to know which tracks you want to experience!

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Down Finish Next EP for Early 2014 Release

Down
Down: Facebook

We already knew that  had finished his vocals for Down's next EP. Now, it been revealed that the entire EP is complete. In a recent photo posted on their Facebook page, there's a big pile of empty beer cases with the caption "EP Two is done!!! And there was much rejoicing!"

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Philip Anselmo Unveils Promo Videos for Upcoming ‘Technicians of Distortion’ Tour

Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

As Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals prepare to hit the road for the next leg of the 'Technicians of Distortion' tour, they have released a couple of promo videos talking about the upcoming trek with Author & Punisher and Hymn. The tour launches on Friday (Jan. 10) in Houston.

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Episode 2 of ‘Cooking Hostile’ With Philip Anselmo Unveiled

Cooking Hostile

The initial episode of 'Cooking Hostile' debuted in October, featuring animated versions of Pantera / Down vocalist Philip Anselmo, Anthrax‘s Scott Ian and Suicidal TendenciesMike Muir participating in a cooking show. Now, the second episode has been posted (watch above).

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Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals Unleash Video for ‘Ugly Mug’

Phil Anselmo

Pantera legend Philip Anselmo released his debut solo album, 'Walk Through Exits Only,' with his backing band the Illegals earlier this year. More music from the band was unveiled at Anselmo's inaugural Housecore Horror and Music Festival held in October in Austin, Texas. Now, the video for 'Ugly Mug,' one of the two songs from that recent 10 inch release, has been unveiled via Revolver (watch above).

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Philip Anselmo Finishes Vocals for Next Down EP, Cites Black Sabbath Influence on New Music

Down
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Good news, Down fans! The band is making significant progress on their next EP. In fact, frontman Philip Anselmo recently confirmed to CobraMetal.net that he's completed recording vocals for the effort, which is the follow-up to 2012's 'Down IV Part I – The Purple EP.'

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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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