Pantera to co-headline 2023 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

Pantera is the first of eight headliners to be announced for the 2023 Blue Ridge Rock Festival, which will be held from Sept. 7 to 10 at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia.

The reformed Pantera—which now features Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society) and Charlie Benante (Anthrax) replacing the late Abbott brothers, Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul, along with classic members Phil Anselmo and Rex Brown—played its first show in over 20 years earlier this month.

As is its custom, the Blue Ridge Rock Festival is announcing its 2023 lineup one act at a time via social media. The event will feature four stages and over 140 bands.

Bands announced so far for 2023 are (in alphabetical order):

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