Contact Us

Phil Anselmo’s Autobiography ‘Mouth For War’ Gets Release Date

When it comes to rock bands with local connections, it is IMPOSSIBLE to have that conversation without mentioning Pantera. A lot of the band’s major milestones took place right here in Shreveport at Circle in the Square. This is where the band hooked up with Phil Anselmo. Phil played his first ever gig with Vinnie, Dimebag, and the boys here. The history is rich and deep. And now, for the first time ever, we are going to get the full story straight from Phil when he releases his new autobiography called ‘Mouth For War: Pantera and Beyond’.

From Phil Anselmo’s Facebook

Phil’s new book will hit stores January 13th, 2015. And according to the pre order page on Amazon, the book will tell the rise and fall of the hardest band to ever hit the planet.

In this brutally honest, no-holds-barred memoir, Philip Anselmo, former frontman of the legendary metal band Pantera, finally tells his side of the story—on everything from the band’s meteoric rise to the murder of guitarist Darrell Abbott onstage.

From bar band obscurity to the bright spotlight of the world’s stage, Anselmo helped lead Pantera to world domination. He soared to the top with the first extreme metal album to debut at #1 on the Billboard music charts with Far Beyond Driven in 1994. He turned a bar-bumping glam metal band into the heaviest, most extreme, and most successful heavy metal unit since Metallica.

The book will delve deep into the history of the band, Phil’s legendary struggle with drugs, the death of Dimebag, and everything in between. And knowing Phil the way I do, it is going to be as honest, hard hitting, and brutal as possible. I know I’m looking forward to it.

To hold us over till we can get our hands on the book, here is my interview with Phil from last year where he touched on some of the subjects in the book.

 

More from 99X

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://therockstation99x.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Rock Station 99X quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on The Rock Station 99X quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!