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HELLYEAH! “Stampede” – CD Review

Review: Ben Hosking

  Many metal fans were surprised to see Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott take to the drum stool again after the murder of his brother, Dimebag Darrell Abbott in 2004. He’d famously declared he’d never play again and no one really blamed him either.

However, as early as 2000, a select few members of up and coming metal groups Mudvayne and Nothingface had started making plans to form a supergroup. The initiating members recorded a demo and approached Vinnie Paul about joining. After first declining the offer, he finally joined the band 18 months later; commenting that, “Everybody had their head in the right place and that let’s-tear-the-world-a-new-ass attitude“.

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HELLYEAH! Australian Tour – July 2010

An undeniable void exists in heavy metal… don’t fear… HELLYEAH are back to revive it in their true bombastic style!

  Brace yourself because metal’s baddest group of outlaws, Vinnie Paul (Pantera, Damageplan), Chad Gray (Mudvayne), Greg Tribbett (Mudvayne), Bob Zilla (Damageplan) and Tom Maxwell (Nothingface) are on the verge of releasing ‘Stampede’, the follow up to their 2007 self-titled debut. Chad Gray says of the album “I couldn’t wait to write this record. I can’t wait for our fans to hear it and I definitely can’t wait to hit the fucking stage and play it!

Stampede represents every emotion that you’ve ever had and everything that screams HELLYEAH! There’s no smoke and mirrors with what we are. What you see is what you get. And what your get is five guys bringin’ it, a head full of music and bleeding ears!” Continue reading HELLYEAH! Australian Tour – July 2010