Let's face it. When it comes to hard rock and metal, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has dragged their feet over the years with inducting some of the big names of the genre, so with that in mind, Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul says he's not confident that the groundbreaking metal band will have their named called.
Has it really been 20 years? This week marks the 20th Anniversary of Pantera's timeless classic, 'Far Beyond Driven,' and the band is issuing a special 20th Anniversary package today (March 25) to mark the occasion. Included with the remastered original album is a live performance from the 1994 Monsters of Rock Festival, which was recorded during the 'Far Beyond Driven' tour cycle.
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.
Our first matchup in the semifinals of our Greatest Metal Drummer tournament brings two veteran skin bashers together. Both of these men are renowned for bringing a tremendous amount of character to their music, earning them legions of fans in the process.
There is no doubt that late Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan is beloved by his fans, and that was very evident in his decisive victory against the very talented System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan in Round 1 of the Greatest Metal Drummer tournament. During his career, 'The Rev' provided distinct combination of power and technique for Avenged Sevenfol