Pantera

Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul Dead at 54

June 23, 2018

Legendary drummer Vinnie Paul, best known for his work with Pantera, died yesterday at 54.

Track Premiere: Scour – ‘Red’

September 15, 2017

Stream a new song from Scour featuring current and former members of Pantera, Down, Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed and Misery Index!

That Tour Was Awesome: Pantera/White Zombie/Eyehategod (1996)

August 4, 2016

Eyehategod in arenas; White Zombie‘s final tour; Phil Anselmo of Pantera overdosing. Our second installment of That Tour Was Awesome is not for the faint-hearted.

STREAMING: Kill Devil Hill “Revenge”

May 7, 2012

What do Vinny Appice, Rex Brown, Mark Zavon, and Jason ‘Dewey’ Bragg have in common? Initial thinking is they all own homes in coastal North Carolina. Or, that they’re really big fans of old English slang for sugarcane-based swill. But really the four heavy metallers have hard rocking as a share point. Vinny needs no…

It’s Time to Go Back to School

September 5, 2011

We, the working class, salute the fine young individuals who are bidding farewell to another summer and returning to academia. To help you get through another grueling year of homework, idiotic teachers, standardized tests, and the realization that there are no jobs out here once you graduate, the Deciblog has carefully constructed a series of…

Best. Bathing Suit. Ever.

August 1, 2011

Thanks to MTV, the words Jersey Shore have become synonymous with glistening douchetards, making plenty of us Jersey natives extremely upset at the portrayal of our seaside haven. So it was a sight for sore eyes when I saw this most excellent of men’s swimsuits while strolling the Asbury Park boardwalk this past weekend. It…

Top 5 Metal Albums You Should Work-The-Fuck-Out To! by Charles Elliott (Abysmal Dawn)

February 15, 2011

By Charles Elliott (Abysmal Dawn) Decibel asked me to create a list of top 5 (insert inane subject here) things for their blog so this is what I came up with. I wasn’t big on working out really until maybe a year and half ago when I started going through a real rough patch in…

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Pantera’s “Power Metal”

January 26, 2011

Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, every Wednesday morning, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and moan at length as to why everybody’s full of shit and said dud is, in fact, The…

Lazarus A.D. “Casting Forward” streaming + Alex Lackner interviewed

January 20, 2011

How did you get past the personal and professional challenges that faced you while writing and recording Black Rivers Flow?Alex Lackner: With everything that was being thrown at us during the process of making this record many would seem to fail. We didn’t even allow that to be an option. To start with, the whole…

Justin Lowe & Trent Hafdahl’s (After the Burial) Top 5 Greatest Riffs Of All Time

December 13, 2010

5. Black Sabbath “Paranoid” intro riff Tony Iommi is the fuckin’ man. The way his guitar sounded back in the ’70s was just evil compared to everyone else. Whether it had something to do with the way he layered distorted guitars on the recordings, or whether it was due to his playing style or missing…