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NOLA Turns 20

In 1995, on the cusp of metal's darkest, nü-est era, Pantera was arguably the biggest heavy band in the world. The Texas-based foursome was coming…
Brad Sanders | September 18, 2015 - 12:12 pm

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Beleaguered Phil Anselmo Sings Boyz II Men With His Black Friends

Phil Anselmo, man. I don't even know. Last month, the former Pantera frontman was sloppy-ass drunk onstage at Dimebash, a show that honored his late…
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2016 - 9:23 am

Phil Anselmo Apologizes For Nazi Salute, Offers To Quit His Band

Last week, former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo was caught on camera throwing a Nazi salute and yelling "white power" at a tribute concert to his…
James Rettig | February 4, 2016 - 9:43 am

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The former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo has faced rumors of racism for his entire career. And last month, that racism talk became something other than…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2016 - 10:34 am

Down – “We Knew Him Well” (Stereogum Premiere)

Down is the New Orleans sludge-metal supergroup led by Pantera's Phil Anselmo and Corrosion Of Conformity's Pepper Kennan, and later this spring, they'll release their…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2014 - 11:47 am