Pantera carried out with out founding bassist Rex Brown throughout their set at Knotfest Chile on Sunday night time (December eleventh) in Santiago.
An official assertion from fest organizers cited “well being issues” as the explanation for Brown’s absence. Nonetheless, native radio station Futuro reported that Brown contracted COVID-19 and flew again to the US to quarantine following Pantera’s Knotfest Colombia efficiency in Bogotá final Friday (December ninth). Whereas this isn’t confirmed by the band, it could imply he’ll doubtless miss the remaining South American reveals.
Fortunately, Pantera had been capable of faucet Cattle Decapitation bassist Derek Engemann to take a seat in for Brown at Knotfest Chile. Engemann was an excellent selection, as he additionally performs with frontman Philip Anselmo within the latter’s solo band Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals, who’ve carried out Pantera materials over the previous few years.
Drummer Charlie Benante shared a video from the Chile set on Instagram with the next message: “#chile was on hearth!!!! We missed Rex tonight, get higher buddy! Rattling it was a scorching one.”
The re-formed Pantera lineup that includes Benante on drums and guitarist Zakk Wylde has performed 4 reveals now, having made its debut on December 2nd at Mexico’s Hell & Heaven Metallic Fest earlier than a December sixth look at Monterrey Metallic Fest in Mexico and the aforementioned South American Knotfest gigs.
Pantera will subsequent play a headlining live performance in Santiago tonight (December twelfth), adopted by a pair of reveals in São Paulo, Brazil, on Thursday (December fifteenth with Judas Priest) and on Sunday (December 18th as a part of Knotfest Brazil).
Under you may view an inventory of Pantera’s upcoming live performance dates, together with their 2023-2024 North American gigs supporting Metallica. You can too stream fan footage of the band’s Knotfest Chile present with out Rex Brown.
Pantera’s 2022, 2023 and 2024 Tour Dates:
12/12 – Santiago, CL – Movistar Enviornment
12/15 – São Paulo, BR – Vibra São Paulo
12/18 – São Paulo, BR – Knotfest Brazil
05/26 – Sofia, BG @ Armeets Enviornment
05/27 – Bucharest, RO @ Metalhead Assembly Open Air Pageant
05/30 – Budapest, HU @ Barba Negra
05/31 – Vienna, AT @ Gasometer
06/02-04 – Nürburgring, DE @ Rock Am Ring
06/02-04 – Nürnberg, DE @ Rock Im Park
06/05 – Lodz, PL @ Atlas Enviornment
06/10 – Sölvesborg, SE @ Sweden Rock Pageant
06/12 – Prague, CZ @ O2 Enviornment (Tix)
06/13 – Berlin, DE @ Verti Music Corridor
06/15 – Copenhagen, DK @ Copenhell
06/21 – Hamburg, DE @ Edel Optics
06/22-24 – Oslo, NO @ Tons of Rock (Tix)
08/04 – E. Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/11 – Montreal, QC @ Stade Olympique ^ (Tix)
08/18 – Arlington, TX @ AT&T Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/25 – Inglewood, CA @ SoFi Stadium ^ (Tix)
09/01 – Glendale, AZ @ State Farm Stadium ^ (Tix)
11/03 – St. Louis, MO @ The Dome at America’s Heart ^ (Tix)
11/10 – Detroit, MI @ Ford Discipline ^ (Tix)
08/02 – Foxborough, MA @ Gillette Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/09 – Chicago, IL @ Soldier Discipline ^ (Tix)
08/16 – Minneapolis, MN @ US Financial institution Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/23 – Edmonton, AB @ Commonwealth Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/30 – Seattle, WA @ Lumen Discipline ^ (Tix)
^ = supporting Metallica