pantera in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

VAN HALEN: 'The Eruption And The Aftershock' Book Due In October

Backbeat Books has announced the October 1, 2021 release of "Van Halen: The Eruption And The Aftershock" by Michael Christopher. The book is available now for pre-order in multiple formats. This is the epic story of how one of America's greatest bands weathered arguably the most dramatic soap opera in rock and roll history with ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DIMEBAG Guitar Designer BUDDY 'BLAZE' WEBSTER Dies

Buddy "Blaze" Webster, the instrument designer who alleged that he hadn't been paid for sales of the late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's classic "Dean From Hell" guitar, which he said he helped create, died over the weekend. No cause for his death has been revealed. In April 2017, Webster filed a lawsuit against Armadillo ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DEAN GUITARS CEO Accuses RITA HANEY Of Making 'Slanderous' Comments About Him In Attempt To 'Incite Riots And Death Threats'

Dean Guitars CEO Evan Rubinson has accused Rita Haney of making "slanderous" comments about him in an attempt to "incite riots and death threats" against him personally. On Monday (August 16), Haney, the longtime girlfriend and trustee of the estate of the late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, announced that she was cutting ties with ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DIMEBAG's Estate Files Lawsuit Against DEAN GUITARS

The estate of PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott has filed a lawsuit against Dean Guitars, with whom he has had an endorsement deal for a number of years. The news of the legal dispute was shared earlier today on social media by Dimebag's longtime girlfriend and trustee of his esate, Rita Haney. She wrote: "After ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MOTÖRHEAD Patches And Enamel Pins Coming This Month

Rock legends MOTÖRHEAD have partnered with Pull The Plug Patches to bring you a series of exclusive woven patches, backpatches, and enamel pins arriving this summer. Patches for "Orgasmatron" and "Bomber" as well as enamel pins for "Bastards" will land this August, with additional new patch designs becoming available throughout the year. "Ace Of Spades" ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JOHN CORABI Is 'Not A Fan' Of MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Generation Swine' Album: They 'Were Trying To Reinvent Themselves To Be Current'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi has reflected on the making of the band's 1997 album "Generation Swine". CRÜE began recording the album with Corabi as lead singer, but ended up bringing original vocalist Vince Neil back into the fold and releasing the record with Neil's vocals. Speaking to Rob's School Of Music, Corabi said ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Rockers Pay Tribute To ZZ TOP Bassist DUSTY HILL

Ozzy Osbourne, Paul Stanley (KISS), Slash (GUNS N' ROSES), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and Billy Corgan (SMASHING PUMPKINS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of ZZ TOP bassist Dusty Hill. Hill died in his sleep at home in Houston, Texas, according to ZZ TOP's ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Ohio Club Where DIMEBAG Was Murdered Officially Gets Green Light To Be Turned Into Affordable Apartments

According to Columbus Business First, the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, where PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott was murdered more than 16 years ago has finally gotten the green light to be turned into affordable apartments. Plans are afoot to build three four-story buildings providing one-, two-, three-, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PHILIP ANSELMO Says He Is 'Anti-War': 'I Don't Like Guns Either'

In a recent interview with Brazil's Inside With Paulo Baron, former PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo spoke about the lyrical inspiration for "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", the 2003 album from his SUPERJOINT RITUAL project. "I was calling America out," he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "That's what that record's about. The ignorance of the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

'Heavy Metal Television' Announces Relaunch

Heavy Metal Television, the world's longest-running streaming video channel for hard rock and heavy metal music videos and content, will officially relaunch on Monday, July 5 at 12 a.m. Eastern Time. "It really is time, isn't it?" asks Heavy Metal Television CEO and head of programming Chris Akin. "We are right in the middle of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BODY COUNT Begins Work On New Album, 'Merciless'

BODY COUNT, the metal band fronted by hip-hop legend, actor and director Ice-T, has announced plans to write and record a new studio album called "Merciless". Earlier today (Tuesday, June 22), BODY COUNT's social media was updated with the following message: "BODYCOUNT NEWS: Even though we have not been able to perform ONE single concert ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Heavy Metal Was A Question On 'Jeopardy!' Tonight

A question about PANTERA and MOTÖRHEAD was included in tonight's (Tuesday, June 8) episode of the long-running game show "Jeopardy!" In the category "Musical Genres", contestants were given the clue "PANTERA's 'Vulgar Display Of Power' & MOTÖRHEAD's 'No Remorse' made Rolling Stone's Top 100 Albums of this genre" by guest host Mayim Bialik. A contestant ...

Read more

Posted in: News