A Pantera reunion tour has been talked about for years on finish, however by no means got here to fruition… till now. Vocalist Phil Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown have formally signed with Artist Group Worldwide for a Pantera tour taking place someday in 2023, although no particular dates or timeframes have been introduced.
“We’re thrilled to be working with such an iconic band and bringing their music again to the followers,” stated Pappalardo through Billboard.
In fact the true query right here is who will play guitar and drums for the group. Billboard factors out that Brown did not need to reveal any info other than the truth that Black Label Society‘s Zakk Wylde is not going to be part of issues, regardless of his feedback over time that he’d like to do it. We’ll report extra info because it turns into out there.
The exclusion of Wylde is not precisely surprising. Brown addressed the potential of Wylde being part of a Pantera reunion in a February 2021 interview, saying if a Pantera reunion had been to occur that he “ensures” Zakk Wylde would not be concerned. It might be bought out stadium exhibits, yeah,” stated Brown about then-potential reunion. “Provides nonetheless are available for Philip and I to do it if we wished to, but when you do not have the opposite guys within the band it is not going to sound the identical. If we had been ever to do one thing like that it must be spot on, or I would not do it. It might be a tribute.” He later added that “It is going to come up, and it would not be Zakk Wylde, I assure you that. I’ve simply put it on the market so we will get on previous it.”
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