CONCERT REVIEW: CAVALERA – Incite – Recall the Remains Live at KK’s Steel Mill


Another cold night in wintry Wolverhampton beckons but KK’s Steel Mill is always a welcome sight. A former factory building owned by former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing, the venue, opened in 2018, has already gained a great reputation, landing many top quality metal acts ahead of other local rivals.

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Philip Anselmo of Pantera Tells The Metallica Podcast “I Know For a Damn Fact Vinnie Paul And Dimebag Would Want Us To Do This”

Philip H. Anselmo and Rex Brown were guests of the latest edition of the Metallica podcast. The M72 tour, with the reformed Pantera as an opener, has been enormously successful, with many sold-out shows. Philip has gone on record for the first time since the tour was announced one year ago. Among Philip’s comments to the show were “I Know For a Damn Fact Vinnie Paul And Dimebag Would Want Us To Do This” sure to draw the ire of some of the fanbase, divided over whether the band should continue. Listen to the podcast below and see our recent Pantera coverage here, here, and here!Continue reading

Pantera Books 2024 Tour Dates with Lamb of God


Heavy metal icons Pantera will return to the stage this February on the second leg of their North American headlining tour. The journey follows the band’s massively successful twenty-city run this past Summer, a tour which stood as one of the most anticipated tours of 2023, as well as their dates supporting Metallica. Featuring classic members, vocalist Philip H. Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown, alongside guitarist Zakk Wylde and drummer Charlie Benante, the latest stretch of live dates continues the celebration of the lives of late founding members, drummer Vinnie Paul and guitarist Dimebag Darrell.

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Pantera is Teasing an Announcement for Next Week

Pantera has been teasing an announcement on social media for next week. Likely, this tour dates for 2024, since we are about a year out from their announcement of them joining Metallica’s M72 world tour. Pantera is already confirmed for Download Festival and Aftershock Festival in 2024. See our coverage of Pantera in Europe, with Metallica, and elsewhere, and more to come soon. Continue reading

Queens of the Stone Age, Avenged Sevenfold, Fall Out Boy, The Offspring, Sum 41, Corey Taylor, Royal Blood, Machine Head and Pantera are Booked for Download Festival 2024

Download Festival, the greatest rock and metal festival of all time, returns for its 21st edition, reborn and recharged in 2024 as DLXXI. Announced today are headliners Queens Of The Stone Age, Fall Out Boy and Avenged Sevenfold, as well as over 70 more huge names from the rock world. This year’s festival will take place on 14-16 June 2024 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. General tickets are onsale at 9pm on Thursday 9 November at the link below.


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PODCAST: Episode 350 – Tom Osman Interviews Matt Young of King Parrot


Ghost Cult scribe Tom Osman caught up with Matt “Youngy” Young of the Australian metal band King Parrot! Youngy chatted about their recent US Tour performing at RPM Fest (Ghost Cult was a sponsor), touring with Pantera and Weedeater, the worst stage dive injuries he has ever sustained, making progress on a new KP album for 2024, and much more!
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ALBUM REVIEW: Grove Street – The Path to Righteousness


I was a bit concerned when I got the press materials from Grove Street’s The Path to Righteousness (UNFD) as it stated that these English lads were looking to deliver something that blended elements from Hardcore, Metal, Hip Hop and other nineties buzzwords. Hell, I believe the copy read something like “the Beastie Boys with breakdowns, Pantera with prose,” and suddenly a giant exclamation point jolted out of my head like it was a Hideo Kojima production.

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Pantera Has Been forced to Cancel Their Appearance at Aftershock Festival, Stone Temple Pilots Will Replace Them

Pantera has dropped off of Aftershock Festival in a few weeks, due to “circumstances beyond their control!” The band was one of the first announced for the festival when their tour with Metallica and reunion was announced. Read a statement below from the band. They will be replaced at Aftershock by Stone Temple Pilots, and it sounds like Pantera will play at Aftershock 2024. They will still perform this week at Louder Than Life, another Danny Wimmer Presents Festival. Also, see the new Aftershock poster below. See our coverage of Pantera in Europe, with Metallica, and elsewhere! Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: Pantera – Lamb of God – Flesh Hoarder Live at The Germania Insurance Amphitheater


No better way to celebrate Dimebag Darrell’s birthday than by jamming out to Pantera!!!! With a 3-hour drive, both ways, the anticipation has been building for weeks. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I knew there was no way I was missing this tour.

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