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Six Feet Under’s Chris Barnes Says The Abbott Brothers Would Be Rolling Over In Their Graves About 2023 Pantera Reunion


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Current Six Feet Under vocalist Chris Barnes is known to have some controversial opinions from time to time, and he saw fit to express another one today. Barnes, who who earlier this year infamously criticized the modern death metal scene, including the group he previously fronted, Cannibal Corpse, has briefly weighed in on the upcoming Pantera reunion tour.

While the Pantera camp themselves have yet to comment on the reunion officially, the band’s booking agents have confirmed that vocalist Phil Anselmo and bassist/vocalist Rex Brown will be getting outfit back together next year for a North American tour.

It has yet to be announced who will be taking the place of the Texan groove metal legends’ late brotherly duo of guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott and drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. Current rumors have Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society/Ozzy Osbourne fame assuming the guitar duties, while Anthrax‘s Charlie Benante will reportedly sit in drums.

Given that Pantera came to an end nearly 20 years ago amid an intensely acrimonious breakup, the decision to reunite the group has been divisive for more than a few fans of the beloved multi-platinum outfit.

Barnes himself can be counted among those not supportive of the decision, tweeting the following earlier today (July 14th) alongside an animated gif of the body falling out of a coffin from the film ‘Bad Grandpa‘.

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