PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Rehearse PANTERA Classic For Technicians Of Distortion Tour; Video Posted

July 18, 2013, 4 years ago

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PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS - featuring vocalist Phil Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA) - will take to the road for their first-ever tour, dubbed Technicians Of Distortion, kicking off July 31st in Tulsa, OK.

In the footage below, the band rehearse Pantera's Reinventing The Steel album classic, 'Death Rattle':

Support on the tour comes from WARBEAST and AUTHOR & PUNISHER. Tickets are on sale now at this location.

Tour dates:


31 - Cain's Ballroom - Tulsa, OK


2 - Wooly's - Des Moines, IA
3 - First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN
4 - House of Blues - Chicago, IL
6 - House of Blues - Cleveland, OH
7 - The Intersection - Grand Rapids, MI
9 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Royal Oak, MI
10 - Danforth Music Hall - Toronto, ON
11 - Heavy MTL Festival - Montreal, QC
13 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA
14 - Upstate Concert Hall - Clifton Park, NY
16 - Best Buy Theatre - New York, NY
17 - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA
18 - The Fillmore - Silver Spring, MD
20 - The Masquerade - Heaven Stage, Atlanta, GA

Tour promo video Part 1:

Tour promo video Part 2:

Tour promo video Part 3:

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals released the new album, Walk Through Exits Only, on July 16th via Anselmo's Housecore Records (MRI/Megaforce). Walk Through Exits Only is available digitally, on CD and on vinyl.

Produced by Philip Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at his New Orleans studio, Nodferatu's Lair, with his band The Illegals - Marzi Montazeri/guitar, and drummer Jose Manuel "Blue" Gonzales, Walk Through Exits Only is abrasive, aggressive, anthemic and 100% Anselmo. The album's eight songs are as unstrained as it gets, from 'Battalion Of Zero' to 'Usurper's Bastard Rant', to the album's title track that goes against the grain and right through the exits. Brash, brutal guitars cut through punishing percussion as Anselmo screams with uncompromising ferocity and uncontainable fire.


'Music Media Is My Whore'

'Battalion Of Zero'


'Usurper Bastard's Rant'

'Walk Through Exits Only'

'Bedroom Destroyer'


'Irrelevant Walls And Computer Screens'

Album stream:

'Bedridden' video:

BraveWords' review of Walk Through Exits Only can be found here.

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