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Can You hear the violins playing your song?*

Phil Anselmo emotes. (If that video doesn't work, try here) It's like watching a desperate teenager's LiveJournal entry come to life. Don't know if he's drunk or on crack or just overdosing on guilt, but this is one of the most pathetic, unintenionally funny, self-centered displays of emotion I have ever seen. He starts off by saying "This isn't about me," yet the whole damn thing, as always, is about Phil. He blames the breakup of Pantera on the "heavy metal media," but never once says anything about his self-destructive tendencies that really caused the parting of ways. The guy is obviously overcome with guilt and sorrow, but I wonder if he's sorry for the right things. He'll be dead before 2005 is over. He's living on borrowed time, anyhow. *

Comments

Wow.

Holy what the

1. He's SO OBVIOUSLY HIGH in that video
2. No, you destroyed Pantera with your drug addiction, Phil
3. 24 hours before Darrell was killed, Anselmo would not have pissed on him if Dimebag was on fire.

I feel bad for the guy, but at the same time...hey, when you destroy yourself, you destroy yourself, no one does it for you or to you. Man up, Nancy. Change your life.

Michele, that was reaction to the video as well. No one should feel sorry for Phil, you should feel sorry for the family of those who died or we injured.

"Don't know if he's drunk or on crack or just overdosing on guilt..."

Looks like heroin to me. But this reminds me of a joke I know. Ready?

How many lead singers does it take to change a light bulb?

Just one. He holds it up and the world revolves around him.

Haha Rex...that is the first good lead singer joke I have heard. I'd like to know a few as the lead singer/frontman of my own band.

Definitely a lesson in humility.

Andrew: How can you tell when a singer is at the door? He won't have the right key, and he won't know when to come in.

Michele: I was wondering if you'd seen that video. I saw it linked off of Harmony Central (a musician's forum) a few days ago. I didn't really know what to think of it. He's obviously pretty wracked with guilt, but also pretty self-absorbed.