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Philip Anselmo Explains the Meaning Behind Pantera’s ‘Becoming’ – Exclusive Video

Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

In the second piece of Philip Anselmo's 10-part retrospective on Pantera's seventh album 'Far Beyond Driven,' the legendary frontman discusses 'Becoming.' Second on the album's track listing, 'Becoming' is yet another powerhouse cut, and in this exclusive video, Anselmo describes the song in a way only he can.

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Philip Anselmo Reflects on Pantera’s ‘Strength Beyond Strength’ – Exclusive Video

Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

This entire week, we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of Pantera's legendary seventh album, 'Far Beyond Driven.' The band will release a special edition of the record to commemorate its two-decade milestone o

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Philip Anselmo + Corey Mitchell Discuss Success of Housecore Horror Film Festival – Exclusive Video

Philip Anselmo + Corey Mitchell
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In 2013, legendary Pantera / Down vocalist Philip Anselmo and best-selling true crime author Corey Mitchell launched an event like no other: the Housecore Horror Film Festival. The Austin, Texas, event screened well over 100 films and showcased some of metal's finest acts over a three-day period in October. In a new interview premiering exclusively on Loudwire, both Anselmo and Mitchell reflect on the fest's first incarnation following the recent announcement that it will be back again in 2014.

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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

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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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