1. Down Cancels European Tour Following Backlash Over Phil Anselmo's Nazi Salute

    March 14, 2016 9:47 PM EDT Down has canceled its European summer tour, following backlash over lead singer Phil Anselmo's Nazi salute and yelling "white power" onstage at an American concert earlier this year.  Phil Anselmo to Down Bandmates After Nazi Salute: 'Move on Without Me' While Anselmo…

  2. Phil Anselmo to Down Bandmates After Nazi Salute: 'Move on Without Me'

    February 04, 2016 2:10 PM EST As the repercussions of Phil Anselmo’s “white power” proclamation onstage at Jan. 22’s “Dimebag” Darrell tribute continue to escalate, the vocalist has issued a formal proclamation to his bandmates. “I’ve privately suggested to them that they move on without me,” Anselmo admitted today in a…

  3. Former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo Says He Was 'Joking' After Making Racist Gestures

    January 29, 2016 1:52 AM EST Former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo has denied accusations of racism after he was caught on video throwing an alleged Nazi salute and shouting “white supremacy” at a recent show.  The veteran artist made the inflammatory gestures after a performance of Pantera’s “Walk” at this year's…

  4. Slayer Guitarist Leads 'Moment of Noise' for Jeff Hanneman, Anthrax Plays 'Raining Blood'

    May 03, 2013 11:25 AM EDT Jeff Hanneman tributes pop up at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards Slayer guitarist Kerry King led a very metal tribute to his "fallen brother" Jeff Hanneman at the Revolver Golden Gods awards Thursday night, bypassing the usual moment of silence for something a bit more appropriate…

  5. Down, 'The Purple EP': Exclusive First Listen

    September 14, 2012 10:40 AM EDT Hear an exclusive stream of the 6-song EP by Phil Anselmo's band Down here before it's release next week. The only downside of Down , the members of the all-star metal band led by Phil Anselmo , have long complained, is arranging time for the group amidst their other commitments.…

  6. Pantera Singer Looks Back for 'Cowboys From Hell' Reissue

    September 08, 2010 3:01 PM EDT Phil Anselmo is hoping that the upcoming 20th anniversary reissue of Pantera 's landmark "Cowboys From Hell" will be the start of a trend for the metal group's catalog -- or at least yield a similar deluxe treatment for its follow-up, 1992's "Vulgar Display of…

  7. Down Finds It Focus On 'Over The Under'

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the release of its third album, Down has become a band again -- perhaps for the first time. With the release of its third album, Down has become a band again -- perhaps for the first time. The heavy metal supergroup came together in 1991 as a side venture for members of Pantera,…

  8. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artist(s): Burt Bacharach. “Phil Vassar: Piano…

  9. Billboard Bits: Anselmo, Inland Invasion, George Clinton

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Phil Anselmo, Inland Invasion, George Clinton Phil Anselmo made his first public appearance since the on-stage murder of his former Pantera bandmate "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott last night (Aug. 15), playing rhythm guitar for New Orleans sludge-metal merchants Eyehategod at CBGB…

  10. Anselmo Breaks Silence On Dimebag Murder

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo has made his first public statement about the murder of bandmate "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, with whom he had feuded in the press in recent years. Former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo has made his first public statement about the murder of bandmate…

  11. Ozzfest Pays Dividends For Lacuna Coil

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ozzfest 2004 is over, but the benefits it has brought to Lacuna Coil's latest Century Media album, "Comalies," have just begun. Ozzfest 2004 is over, but the benefits it has brought to Lacuna Coil's latest Century Media album, "Comalies," have just begun. Issued…

  12. Pantera Members Form Damageplan

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul and guitarist Dimebag Darrell have formed Damageplan. The group's debut, "New Found Power," is due Feb. 10 via Elektra. A spokesperson says Pantera has not broken up but is Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul and guitarist Dimebag Darrell have formed…

  13. Iommi Holding Out Hope For New Sabbath Album

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although Rhino is nearing the release of the first installment in a multi-year Black Sabbath reissue program, the band's next studio album -- the first to feature its classic lineup of Ozzy Osbourne ( Although Rhino is nearing the release of the first installment in a multi-year Black…

  14. Friends, Family Mourn Layne Staley

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead singer Layne Staley, who was found dead in his Seattle apartment this weekend with heroin-injection parapherna The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead…

  15. Zombie Doubles Up For Ozzfest

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rob Zombie will perform two sets on the upcoming Ozzfest tour -- one on the main stage, filling the slot left vacant by the aborted Chris Cornell/Rage Against The Machine project, and the other on the Rob Zombie will perform two sets on the upcoming Ozzfest tour -- one on the main stage,…

  16. Pantera Sets 'Extreme Steel' Lineup

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pantera will be joined by Slayer, Static-X, Skrape, and Morbid Angel on its summer arena tour, dubbed Extreme Steel and due to kick off June 20 in New Haven, Conn. The North American trek will last u Pantera will be joined by Slayer, Static-X, Skrape, and Morbid Angel on its summer arena tour…