Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story of Pantera By Rex Brown Da Capo Press, 304 pp., $15.47 Back in Pantera's '90s heyday, few fans would have guessed that the first guy to write a tell-all history of the band would be Rex Brown. Though an indivisible component of Pantera's larger-than-lif ... More >>
Twenty years after Texas metal deities Pantera delivered their seminal Vulgar Display of Power, bassist Rex Brown is back with a new band, Kill Devil Hill. The monstrously heavy supergroup, formed by legendary Black Sabbath/Dio drummer Vinny Appice, plays Concert Pub North on Saturday. Rewind: Rex ... More >>
To fans, bassist Rex Brown was always a bit like Pantera's answer to "The Quiet Beatle," typically overshadowed by the more outsized personalities of his bandmates. Nevertheless, his contributions to the group's groundbreaking metal groove were undeniable, and as a founding member of the band, he wa ... More >>
Phil Anselmo, former lead singer of the mighty Pantera, currently of Down, is a busy man. But he always has time to talk about his beloved New Orleans Saints, who are going through a trying offseason, to put it mildly. "I can talk Saints all day. I think we have a great season coming up and I thin ... More >>
Thursday, August 24, at the Meridian, 1503 Chartres, 713-225-1717
Dimebag lives on in these new recordings
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