When it comes to naming the giants of the music industry, no list will ever complete without including the name of the living legend Phil Anselmo. He is going strong for almost two decades by fronting bands like Pantera, Superjoint Ritual Down and more. Ask about his impact and the only word that can define it is ‘huge’! Many people think that nobody can beat Phil’s command over the stage. His fans are eagerly waiting for the release of Mouth For War: Pantera And Beyond, the icon’s autobiography. The book is co-authored by Corey Mitchell, the writer of BloodyDisgusting.com. It was supposed to be released on January 13, 2015, but for now the release date has been postponed. It is sad that metal fans will have to wait a little more, but it would be worth it!
The book, Mouth For War: Pantera And Beyond will have all the information, including the minutest ones, that you are looking forward to. It will have chapters completely focussing on Pantera’s meteoric rise, the onstage murder of guitarist Darrell Abbott and so forth. From the times when the band played in the bars till the era when it dominated the stage, Phil has had a great role to play. It won’t be an exaggeration, if it is said that he is the man who made it happen! Anselmo and his band literally dominated the stage for years. With his first extreme metal album, he soared to the top. His album, Far Beyond Driven was number one on the Billboard music charts back in 1994. The interesting part is, it was his debut album.
Mouth For War: Pantera And Beyond is not only about Pantera. The book is about the journey of this icon. It is about what it took for him to be where he is now. Of course, his fans will have enough to read about Pantera, but to read about his life will be equally interesting. This book is going to have the most honest perceptions of this lead singer about himself as well as his band-mates and Pantera of course. His fans are surely waiting to know his side of the story about the times when Pantera disintegrated and other major accusations like ‘killing the band’. Mouth For War: Pantera And Beyond will also throw light on what made the lead singer overdose on alcohol and drugs. It is not forgotten that he almost killed himself with an overdose of heroin. The book is definitely going to talk about these not so pleasant but major events of Anselmo’s life. The readers are about to get answers on many questions through Mouth For War: Pantera And Beyond. This book promises to be brutally honest, so you can expect the most unexpected. The wait has been really long, but the inside stories are going to make up for it. This fascinating narrative will be a good read for all the Pantera fans and other metal music lovers across the globe! You will definitely find the book as interesting and fascinating.