Steel For Brains recently conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current DOWN singer Philip Anselmo. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.
Steel For Brains: From the moment you knew this was what you wanted to — where you knew music was a part of your heart and soul — what’s that journey been like for you up to this point?
Anselmo: You know, honestly, I think if you look at anybody’s life, everybody’s gonna have ups and downs, highs, lows, etc., and all of that. Believe me, it’s well documented that I’ve been there, and that is absolutely the case. But, right now…at this juncture in my career, I gotta say, you know, aside from the obvious lows that have been, once again, well documented in the past and very well known, right now I’m at a very sturdy place. I’m in a very comfortable-in-my-skin place, and I feel very, very blessed to have had such a great, insane fanbase. No matter what fucking band it’s been a part of. It’s the fans really,