the property of Pantera drummer Vincent “Pooh Paul” Abbott released a statement in support of the reunited band’s upcoming show – but didn’t call it a “reunion”.
Pantera – featuring surviving members rex brown (bass) and Philip Anselmo (vocals) with the guitarist Zack Wilder (Ozzy Osbourne, black label society) and the drummer charlie benant (anthrax) — will be featured at many major music festivals in North America, South America and Europe, with some headlining concerts of their own beginning in December 2022.
According to reports, in July Anselmo and Brown will unite Wilder and benant go on a world tour Pantera banner.
according to billboardThe estate of the band’s founder gave the green light to the lineup, Winipauer and guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbottalso Brownwho last year said Wilder won’t reconcile Pantera If you want to reunite. It’s unclear what changed his mind.
earlier today, WinipauerThe legacy released the following statement via the drummer’s social media: “There will never be Pantera no reunion Pooh and ten cents. However, there is no better way to celebrate and commemorate Pooh and ten centslegacy, not music Pantera Directly to fans.we are honored Charlie and zacktheir very close friend and musical brother, will share the stage with them philip and Tyrannosaurus rexunleash power Pantera live all over the world. “
long time Pantera Producer sterling winfieldAccording to reports, one of the controllers WinipauerLegacy, shared the above statement on his personal social media with the following message: “This is the press release that the ‘media’ said we had done six months ago. It was released about five minutes ago, For the first time ever.
“Don’t believe everything the media tells you. Choose yourself. Enjoy it with open arms, mind and heart. Or don’t. The choice is yours. But don’t make it for someone else.”
one week ago, Winfield posted about private Pantera On Nov. 21, he attended rehearsals in New Orleans with several others, calling it “something very special” and saying his doubts had been “quietened.” He wrote in part: “I was not prepared to show me and the other good people in attendance how graceful, thoughtful and honorable it was.
“I don’t think anyone else, the general public, is going to be ready for this,” he added. “All these people have a negative opinion of it online or in the media, but don’t know anything about it. I sincerely hope this either shocks them collectively, or they renege on their word, or they just regret it doesn’t when it passes them Walk.”
Pooh Died June 22, 2018 at another of his Las Vegas homes at the age of 54. He died of dilated cardiomyopathy, an enlarged heart, and severe coronary artery disease. His death was the result of chronic weakening of the heart muscle – basically meaning his heart couldn’t pump as well as a healthy heart.
according to TMZ, Winipauer Left most of his property to his girlfriend who has been with him for many years Chelsea Yeager with his best friend; charles jones get 38% while Chelsea Leave at 37%.The rest is divided into PoohTour Manager (10%), Drum Technician (5%), Producer (5%) and Friends (5%). also, Pooh gave him interest coin purseThe property is owned by the guitarist’s girlfriend of many years Rita Haney.
while he was alive, Winipauer has repeatedly rejected the Pantera Reunion, tell the story of Germany EMP Rock Intrusion 2014: “People are selfish, man. They want what they want; they don’t care what you want. Unfortunately, people say, ‘Oh wow man, they can get that Zack Wilder jump on stage Pantera again. ‘ No, it’s not, you know. not that simple.if Eddie Van Halen Get shot four times in the head next week and everybody’s gonna be like, ‘Hey man, zackto play van halen. just call it van halen.’ Do you understand what I’m saying? I mean, it’s really selfish and stupid for people to think that. This is not right at all. “
He continued: “There’s a reason they call it a reunion. It’s called bringing the original members back to who they were. So there’s a lot of what they call a reunion that isn’t really a reunion. They have One from the band floating around them, you know. That’s not really a reunion. Pantera, which is never possible. “
He repeated the same sentiment a few months later, telling mosh planet In another interview: “No Dimebag DarrellThere Yes Do not [PANTERA] reunion. That’s all there is to it. We were a very influential band, we touched millions of people with this band, but it was over. People really have to take this seriously, that’s all. If all of us were still here, the possibility would really be there, but since it’s not, you know…it’s selfish for fans to want what they can’t get. They never get it, and I get it. There is something I want in this world too. You know, people in fucking hell want ice water, but they won’t get it.So… anyway, I’m happy for those who decide to follow me hey yeah do, and hope more of them will. Those who want to live in the past will live in the past. “
Until his death in June 2018, Pooh keep silent Anselmowhom the drummer indirectly blames coin pursedeath.
Winipauer and coin purse co-founded Pantera. when Pantera Breaking up in 2003, they formed damage plan. December 8, 2004, with damage plan At Villa Alrosa in Columbus, Ohio, coin purse Shot dead on stage by a schizophrenic man who believes he Pantera stole his mind.
haney 2011 Appeal Pooh and philip resolve their differences in honor of coin purse.
PoohWho is coin pursebrother, and Anselmo haven’t spoken since Pantera They broke up in 2003.But the relationship became more acute Pooh hint at some comments from the singer coin purse Published just a few weeks ago may have incited coin pursekiller.
haney tell the producer “Behind the Music Remastered: Pantera” She forgave the singer after they found themselves unexpectedly face-to-face at a concert in California.
Pantera will play its first show in over 20 years this Friday (Dec. 2), a joint headliner in Mexico hell and heaven metal fest.
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This is the press release that “the media” said we had done six months ago. Just posted about five minutes…
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I witnessed something very special tonight.
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