Drowning Pool will release "Strike a Nerve," its first new album since 2016, on Sept. 30, 2022, via T-BOY/UMe. Described in a press release as the band's "heaviest record to date," the album will be released on CD, 180-gram vinyl and digitally, and is available for pre-order here. The band also has shared "Mind Right," the first single from... Continue Reading →
Long-running metal supergroup Down--featuring vocalist Philip H. Anselmo, guitarists Pepper Keenan and Kirk Windstein, drummer Jimmy Bower and bassist Pat Bruders--will return to the stage for a trio of live dates starting Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the Welcome to Rockville festival in Daytona Beach, Florida. From there, the band will play shows in Atlanta and... Continue Reading →
Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals will return to the stage next month for a livestream event dubbed "A Vulgar Display of Pantera." The multi-camera, fully live performance will take place Friday, April 9, 2021, and find the band celebrating the legacy of Pantera with a set featuring select cuts from the band’s five classic albums: "Cowboys from... Continue Reading →
Former Cattle Decapitation bassist/current Scour guitarist Derek Engemann has joined Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals. He replaces Walter Howard (Grieved, Oppressive Force, Vaginal Bear Trap) and will make his live debut with the Illegals on the band's upcoming Latin American tour, on which it will perform Illegals tracks and a selection of Pantera hits. "Derek... Continue Reading →
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All That Remains recently revealed they had finished recording their follow-up album to 2017's "Madness." Now the metalcore icons have shared the first new song, "Fuck Love." The track takes us back to the "The Fall Of Ideals"-era sound, with hints of Five Finger Death Punch and Pantera thrown in. The song is already getting... Continue Reading →
Earlier this summer, the music world was dealt a huge loss with the passing of drummer Vinnie Paul. In addition to his renowned work as a founding member of Pantera and Damageplan, Paul most recently was a part of the group Hellyeah, which was set to perform at Louder Than Life and Monster Energy Aftershock this fall. To celebrate the life and work of Vinnie Paul, Danny Wimmer Presents has... Continue Reading →
In the wake of the shocking death of drummer, Vinnie Paul, it's bittersweet hearing that Pantera's "Cowboys From Hell" turns 28 years old today. The album was released under the radar on July 24, 1990 and started a heavy metal legacy that still ignites fans worldwide. I was 13 years old at the time of... Continue Reading →
Legendary drummer Vinnie Paul, formerly of Pantera and Damageplan, and with Hellyeah since 2006, died Friday, June 22, 2018, at the age of 54. From the Pantera Facebook page: "Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No... Continue Reading →
Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals will unite with Housecore labelmate King Parrot this fall for a U.S. live takeover. The tour, previously scheduled for the spring but postponed following Anselmo's recent back surgery, will commence Sept. 6 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and include a stop at this year's edition of Berserker Fest September 28th in... Continue Reading →