Last night Philip joined Slayer onstage and performed Pantera’s “Fucking Hostile” at the Rock Gods Concert in Athens, Greece.
Before Pantera recorded their second major label record, Vulgar Display of Power, the band heard Metallica’s “Black Album” and were disappointed by its lack of speed and ferocity. At the same time, they viewed the commercial effort as an opportunity to claw their way into the top tier of thrash.
Philip and Pepper interviewed in Dessel, Belgium by Radio Classic at this year’s Graspop Metal Meeting: Pt. 1 and Pt. 2
Philip talks about what his forthcoming book will touch on, and he says fans will get more than just Pantera and get a glimpse into his life and what makes him tick, at the Revolver Golden Gods.
Kerrang! Podcast: Down! Philip H. Anselmo talks to Nick Ruskell about his Relentless Kerrang! Awards experience, Download weekend and gives us the lowdown on his forthcoming release with his new band Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals.
So far, former Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul has not been open to hearing Phil Anselmo’s offer to reconcile, and we asked Phil if he thinks Vince will ever come around and clear the air.
Metal Hammer: “Amit got to hang with Pantera and Down legend Phil Anselmo at Download this past weekend. Things got a bit weird…”