PHILIP ANSELMO: Talks PANTERA, Current Metal Scene, BP Oil Spill

Hard Rock Hideout recently conducted an interview with DOWN/ex-PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below:


Hard Rock Hideout: What is missing in the metal scene today?

Anselmo: What do you think is missing in the metal scene today?

Hard Rock Hideout: Just that true feeling that was in the air years ago.

Anselmo: You’re right on, there are no scenes anymore. Years back it was fuckin’ magic, man. I’m not saying one time period is better or worse here, only bands are more visible on computers now than on stage…(continued)

Hard Rock Hideout: Do you have any commentary on the BP oil spill in the gulf?

Anselmo: It makes me examine mankind once again. By all rights, I can’t speak for anyone else but me. I’m just another ignorant man figuring my way through life. With all due respect to what other religions other people follow and what they consider to be their god, If I’m going to call anything god, it’s this planet underneath our feet. When you stab god in the chest, like a human so much blood is in the body…(cont.)”

Read the entire interview from Hard Rock Hideout.

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