PHILIP ANSELMO Slams DAMAGEPLAN: 'They're Not Doing Anything Different'

Ex-PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo has slammed his former bandmates for "not doing anything different" with their new band DAMAGEPLAN and has one again reiterated the fact that he has no desire of ever returning to his previous group.

Speaking to AbsolutMetal about his current band SUPERJOINT RITUAL, Anselmo said, "I want SUPERJOINT RITUAL to be every-fuckin'-thing that people maybe missed in PANTERA. Because I knew that, you know, PANTERA, not to talk about 'um, because I'm not going to, but if it weren't fuckin' for me, in that fuckin' band...what I fuckin' taught those motherfuckers. You know, you'll see on their new shit [DAMAGEPLAN], the singer [Patrick Lachman] is gonna come out and imitate me, the best he possibly can. He's gonna have to end up singing songs that I wrote when I was fuckin' 20 years old, and they're gonna sound like [guitarist] Diamond Darrell and [drummer] Vinnie Paul's killer sound, you know, they're not doing anything different. Whereas with SUPERJOINT, yeah, we're doing something fuckin' different. I'm not saying it's never been done before, but what I'm saying is, is it's definitely a genre of music that changed my life forever. This is where I've wanted to be for so long, musically, you know, 'cause we've been writing SUPERJOINT shit for oh god, since '93, and you know, long time coming, man. I mean to fuckin' be with them, with this fuckin' band for damn sure."

When asked if the previously announced DOWN acoustic album and DVD will ever come out, Anselmo said, "As long as we're entrapped with Elektra Records, which we seem to be, I'm not doing another fucking thing for Elektra Records unless they...they'd have to promise me...a lot of money, real fuckin' quick, and a lot of promotion. And their gonna have to do better than promises, I want it fuckin' so to the fuckin' T, contracted to where they don't have the upper hand on the band. As they have in the past...I ain't doing nothing for Elektra Records 'cause they ain't done nothin' for me but fuckin' waste my time. Aside from the other band which I ain't ever doin' nothin' with again...and I don't want to talk about it." Read the rest of the interview here.

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