Tag: Pantera

Bootleg: Down at Hellfest!

Back on 23rd July 2013 when Clutch had a family emergency and had to abandon their set at Hellfest Open Air in France, Down stepped in at the last minute. Their set only actually saw them play a pair of their own songs, instead choosing to play an eclectic mix of EyeHateGod, Crowbar, Corrosion of

Throwback: “Eyes Of The South” from Down!

This year marks 25 years of “NOLA” from supergroup Down and a couple of weeks back, the band got together and played a live streamed set to an online audience. Essentially the bands debut album was written over a five year period by Pantera vocalist Philip H Anselmo and Pepper Keenan from Corrosion of Conformity┬ábefore

Riff Police! Pull Over! #121: Kill The Lights Vs Pantera!

“Bones in traction, Hands break to hone raw energy, Bold and disastrous, My ears can’t hear what you say to me, Hold your mouth for the war, Use it for what it’s for, Speak the truth about me, Determined” There can be little doubt that Pantera have been a band to have influenced Metal in

Bootleg: Down: 25th Anniversary of NOLA!

The 25th Anniversary of “NOLA” pro-shot set from Down (Pantera, Crowbar, Corrosion of Conformity, Superjoint Ritual etc) live from New Orleans that aired on 29th August has surfaced in all its glory. The actual music starts at 35 minutes in and needless to say includes all the classics like “Stone the Crow“, “Bury Me in

Bootleg: Pantera in Montreal!

It’s rare to find live footage of this age of this quality, especially when it comes to the audio. Filmed in twin cam style at Metropolis in Montreal, Quebec City, Canada on 16th January 1997, here are Groove Metal legends Pantera ripping it up on “The Great Southern Trendkill” tour! This show saw them out

Riff Police! Pull Over! #119: Chimaira Vs Pantera!

Back in 2011, Cleveland Ohio bruisers Chimaira were down to the last man standing in vocalist Mark Hunter. A gradual exodus of members started with bassist Jim LaMarca in 2010 before drummer Andols Herrick did likewise. The band regrouped with “The Age of Hell” but soon the writing was on the wall with guitarists Matt

Bootleg: Pantera in Ontario!

Filmed at the Copps Coliseum in Hamilton Ontario Canada on 25th June 2001, here’s a full set from Pantera on what turned out to be their final US summer tour. Given the name The Extreme Steel tour, it saw them headline and bring Static-X, Slayer, Morbid Angel and Skrape with them, thus allowing Kerry King

Review: “Built From War” by Upon A Burning Body

Throughout their career, San Antonio Texas natives Upon A Burning Body have style shifted between records. Starting out as a Death Metal band, then switching to Deathcore and even Party Deathcore with Metallic Hardcore leanings they partially reinvented their sound with their last album, June 2019’s “Southern Hostility“. A Groove Metal affair with Pantera and

Review: “Prisoners” by WoR

Founded in 2018 by guitarist Ben Kaiser who at the time was finishing up his college football career playing offensive line at NC State, WoR was initially an escape from the rigors of the sport. By Spring 2019 they had shared stages up and down the South East of the US with played with the

Throwback: “Fueled” by Anthrax!

Being the only one of the “Big Four” of Thrash from the East Coast, Anthrax always seemed at odds with the composition of the quartet, especially given the strength of Exodus and Testament as pretenders to the thrown, not to mention Overkill.┬áBack in 1995, after the success of the bands first album with Armored Saint