The band who supposedly did it, however, says they didn’t do it.
“You think you know depression, grimness and self-loathing?” Anselmo said. “Listen to Morrissey!”
We talked to the early arrivals at Pantera singer Philip H. Anselmo’s show at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre a few weeks back to get a sense of their take on the community and where the genre is headed.
“I’m just speaking my truth, man.” It’s a phrase that comes up often in conversation with former Pantera and Down bassist Rex Brown.
To many metal fans, a band with Dave Mustaine and the late ‘Dimebag’ Darrell would have been a dream pairing. And as Mustaine tells us, it almost happened.