November 29, 2022

With anticipation operating excessive for the primary Pantera exhibits in additional than 20 years, drummer Charlie Benante has shared the primary photographs of the metallic band’s new lineup rehearsing for the upcoming gigs.

Benante and Zakk Wylde are taking over the daunting job of filling the sneakers of late brothers Vinnie Paul and Dimebag Darrell, respectively. They’re joined by basic Pantera members Philip Anselmo and Rex Brown.

On his social pages, Benante unveiled 4 footage from the band’s rehearsal house in New Orleans, principally of himself with Brown and Wylde, with one pic displaying a blurry view of Anselmo from behind the drum package.

Benante wrote the next caption to go together with the 4 photographs: “2 weeks in NOLA with these boys, it’s been a whole lot of work however how might it not? A lot coronary heart and soul goes into it. That is all concerning the Love for Vinnie and Dime, the followers and the music that these 4 created. I’m actually having fun with enjoying these songs – they sound Nice! It’s very emotional and it’s simply beginning to hit me… see you quickly, I want a drink.”

Up to now, Pantera have a run of exhibits set for Latin America subsequent month, together with appearances at Mexico’s Hell & Heaven Fest and Monterry Steel Fest, in addition to three completely different Knotfests in Colombia, Chile, and Brazil. In the meantime, their first correct headlining present, set for Santiago, Chile, needed to be moved to an enviornment 3 times the scale of the unique venue after tickets offered out instantly.

As well as, Pantera have a handful of gigs at high-profile European festivals lined up for 2023, together with Germany’s Rock am Ring and Rock im Park, amongst others.

Lately, Wylde revealed that he was watching YouTube movies to familiarize himself with a few of Dimebag’s riffs and solos previous to heading into the rehearsals. The guitarist has been adamant in calling the exhibits a “celebration,” and never a reunion, insisting it could actually’t really be Pantera with out the late Abbott brothers.

Along with the Pantera exhibits, Benante’s principal band, Anthrax, will embark on the second North American leg of their co-headlining tour with Wylde’s Black Label Society in January. Tickets for these exhibits can be found right here.

See the photographs shared by Charlie Benante within the Instagram put up beneath, adopted by the present Pantera tour dates.

Pantera 2022-2023 Tour Dates:
12/02 – Texicoco, MX – Hell & Heaven Steel Fest
12/06 – Monterrey, MX – Monterrey Steel Fest
12/09 – Bogotá, CO – Knotfest Colombia
12/11 – Santiago, CL- Knotfest Chile
12/12 – Santiago, CL – Movistar Area
12/15 – São Paulo, BR – Vibra São Paulo
12/18 – São Paulo, BR – Knotfest Brazil
06/02-04 – Nürburgring, DE – Rock Am Ring
06/02-04 – Nürnberg, DE – Rock Im Park
06/10 – Sölvesborg, SE – Sweden Rock Pageant
06/22-24 – Oslo, NO – Tons of Rock (Tix)

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