PHILIP H. ANSELMO (formerly of PANTERA, currently of DOWN, THE ILLEGALS, SUPERJOINT) has posted a video apology after sieg heiling and screaming "WHITE POWER!" as he was lead off the stage via former TYPE O NEGATIVE (current DANZIG) drummer JOHNNY KELLY at the end of DIMEBASH 2016.
Many artists and metal webzines including METALSUCKS, CVLT NATION, MACHINE HEAD, ALL SHALL PERISH and more have spoken out against PHIL ANSELMO's actions at DIMEBASH 2016 and racism.
RITA HANEY, (DARRELL "DIMEBAG" ABBOTT'S WIDOW) has posted a statement via INSTAGRAM regarding PHILIP H. ANSELMO'S behavior during DIMEBASH 2016 and MACHINE HEAD guitarist/vocalist ROBB FLYNN'S recently published video criticizing PHIL ANSELMO'S actions.
DIMEBASH 2016 (a benefit in the name of late PANTERA guitarist DARRELL "DIMEBAG" ABBOTT) , 1/22/2016 @ LUCKY STRIKE LIVE HOLLYWOOD, L.A. CALIFORNIA featured
PHILIP H. ANSELMO (PANTERA, DOWN, THE ILLEGALS), DAVE LOMBARDO (FORMERLY OF SLAYER), ROBERT TRUJILLO (METALLICA) and DAVE GROHL (FORMERLY OF NIRVANA, FOO FIGHTERS) as they jammed a cover of the MOTORHEAD classic "ACE OF SPADES".
Also, REX BROWN (former PANTERA bassist), PHILIP H. ANSELMO and MACHINE HEAD and more jammed on a rendition of the PANTERA classic "WALK".
DIMEBASH was a fund raiser for (late DIO vocalist) RONNIE JAMES DIO'S SHOUT OUT CANCER FUND in collaboration with RIDE FOR DIME.
PROMOTERS for FORTAROCK 2016 have confirmed KING DIAMOND, DARK FUNERAL, ABBATH, HAVOK and WINDHAND and more metal bands.
MORE EXTREME METAL BANDS FOR FORTA ROCK FESTIVAL 2016 T.B.A.
Na de recente uitlatingen van zanger Phil Anselmo tijdens het Dimebash festival in de VS, is zijn band Down niet langer welkom op FortaRock. Anselmo bracht aan het einde van de show in de VS de Hitlergroet en riep 'White power'. Aangezien we een weloverwogen beslissing wilden nemen, is de afgelopen dagen nauw overleg geweest tussen alle partijen. Op basis daarvan is besloten om de act te cancellen. We willen duidelijk maken dat er geen ruimte is voor ra...
After the recent remarks of singer Phil Anselmo during the dimebash festival in the USA, is his band down no longer welcome at bospop. Anselmo brought at the end of the show in the usa the Hitler salute, and cried, " White Power '. Since we're a deliberate decision, wanted to take over the last few days have been a close consultation between all parties. On that basis, is decided to cancel the act. We want to make it clear that there is no room for racism or fascism at bospop.
After the recent outbursts by singer Phil Anselmo during the Dimebash event in the US, his band Down is no longer welcome at FortaRock. Anselmo ended the show in the US with a Nazi salute and shouted "White power". There has been close consultation between all parties recent days, since we wanted to make a well informed decision. On that basis, the decision is made to cancel the act. We want to make clear that there is no room for racism or fascism at FortaRock.
Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-