Now that Pantera have performed their first dwell present with Zakk Wylde and Charlie Benante stepping in for the late Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul, followers have begun to react to the efficiency and the way all the things sounds with the revamped tribute lineup additionally that includes traditional members Philip Anselmo and Rex Brown.
The 15-song set on the Hell & Heaven Metallic Fest in Mexico marked the primary Pantera gig since Aug. 26, 2001 because the group prepares to play much more over the following 12 months and extra, bringing the musical legacy to followers all over the world.
For numerous followers, it is going to be their first alternative to expertise Pantera’s music dwell and, within the days earlier than the comeback present, the Vinnie Paul property issued a statement expressing they’re “honored” to see Wylde and Benante (who have been shut buddies of Vinnie and Dime) as those who will assist Anselmo and Brown brings the sound of considered one of metallic’s largest bands to these followers.
Total, the response has been fairly favorable and a few followers are stunned at simply how nice Pantera sounded on the first present again. And it is solely the primary present, that means it might solely get higher from right here because the members spend extra time on the highway and get within the groove!
“Phil sounds a lot better than I anticipated!! Charlie is spot fucking on with the drums,” stated one fan on Twitter, “and Zak [sic] sounds nice…however he positively would not sound precisely like Dime…it simply exhibits you the way wonderful Dime was!! No person can duplicate his tone!!”
Watch fan-shot video from the Dec. 2 present immediately under and resolve for your self, then look additional down the web page to see what followers are saying about Pantera’s Hell & Heaven Metallic Fest efficiency.
Beneath the reactions additionally, you will discover all of Pantera’s upcoming tour dates and pro-shot pictures from the evening.
Pantera Dwell (Dec. 2, 2022) — “Cowboys From Hell,” “Domination” / “Hole”
Followers React to Pantera’s First Present With Zakk Wylde + Charlie Benante
Pantera Tour Dates
For tickets to Pantera’s exhibits opening for Metallica, head here (verify listings rigorously — Pantera don’t open every date with Metallica).
Dec. 2, 2022 – Texcoco, Mexico @ Heaven & Hell
Dec. 6, 2022 – Monterrey, Mexico @ Metallic Fest
Dec. 9, 2022 – Bogota, Colombia @ Knotfest
Dec. 11, 2022 – Santiago, Chile @ Knotfest
Dec. 12, 2022 – Santiago, Chile @ Theater Coliseo
Dec. 15, 2022 – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Vibra *
Dec. 18, 2022 – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Knotfest
Might 26, 2023 – Sofia, Bulgaria @ Armeets Area
Might 27, 2023 – Bucharest, Romania @ Metalhead Mtg
Might 30, 2023 – Budapest, Hungary @ Barba Negra
Might 31, 2023 – Vienna, Austria @ Gasometer
June 2-4, 2023 – Nurburg, Germany @ Rock Am Ring
June 2-4, 2023 – Nuremberg, Germany @ Rock Im Park
June 5, 2023 – Lodz, Poland @ Atlas Area
June 8-10, 2023 – Hyvinkaa, Finland @ RockFest
June 10, 2023 – Solvsborg, Sweden @ SwedenRock
June 12, 2023 – Prague, Czech Republic @ O2 Area
June 13, 2023 – Berlin, Germany @ Verti Music Corridor
June 15, 2023 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Copenhell
June 21, 2023 – Hamburg, Germany @ Edel Optics
June 22-24, 2023 – Oslo, Norway @ Tons of Rock
Aug. 4, 2023 – E. Rutherford, N.J. @ MetLife Stadium ^
Aug. 11, 2023 – Montreal, Canada @ Olympique ^
Aug. 18, 2023 – Arlington, Texas @ AT&T Stadium ^
Aug. 25, 2023 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ SoFi Stadium ^
Sept. 1, 2023 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ State Farm Stadium ^
Nov. 3, 2023 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Dome ^
Nov. 10, 2023 – Detroit, Mich. @ Ford Subject ^
Aug. 2, 2024 – Foxborough, Mass. @ Gillette Stadium ^
Aug. 9, 2024 – Chicago, Ailing. @ Soldier Subject ^
Aug. 16, 2024 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ U.S. Financial institution Sta. ^
Aug. 23, 2024 – Edmonton, Canada @ Cmnwlth Sta. ^
Aug. 30, 2024 – Seattle, Wash. @ Lumen Subject ^
* With Judas Priest
^ With Metallica
Pantera’s First Present With Zakk Wylde + Charlie Benante (Dec. 2, 2022)
See pictures of the primary Pantera present since 2001, now that includes guitarist Zakk Wylde and drummer Charlie Benante alongside singer Philip Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown.