Despite his recent apology video, Phil Anselmo (Pantera) is still being blasted for doing a nazi salute, and yelling “white power” while onstage at Dimebash. The latest people to speak out include Anthrax’s Scott Ian, and Travis Neal (The Bloodline/Divine Heresy).
Ian issued the following statement:
Hate speech. Racism. Inflammatory rhetoric.
All dangerous no matter what the context. I have ZERO TOLERANCE for any of this and to not speak out against them is as dangerous as the acts themselves.
Philip‘s actions were vile and that should be the focus here, anything else is just noise.
Philip has apologized and I would like to offer him the opportunity to really show how much he loves everyone by making a donation to the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
Neal posted the following:
“Fuck this guy! Damn shame when someone that has paved the way for so many and so many looked up to and still look up to would do this and shit on Dime and a tribute to him by so many great musicians that respected and loved him and his band. It is ok to be proud of who you are and where you come from but not the way that this asshole did on stage. Fuck you Phil and fuck your apology! We live in 2016, there is no room for racism or hate. If we as a human race want to remain then we all need to unite. One world, one blood, we are all one!”
The Bloodline (ex-Dirge Within) have premiered a new video for their song “Poisonous,” via Loudwire. This song is from the band’s debut album, We Are One, which is now available in digital outlets. Physical copies of the effort will be released May 5.
The Bloodline (ex-Dirge Within) have announced that their debut album, We Are One, has been pushed back. The disc will now arrive on May 5, rather than its original March 24 release date.
In other news, the band have also announced that they will be supporting Doyle (ex-Misfits) on the following dates:
03/13 Beckley, WV – Muncheez
03/14 Hagerstown, MD – Hard Times
03/17 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
03/19 Reading, PA – Reverb
03/20 Springfield, VA – Empire
03/21 Columbus, OH – The Basement
The Bloodline (ex-Dirge Within) have premiered a new song, titled “With Fire,” via Revolver. This song will be on their debut album, We Are One, which will be released on March 24.