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Pantera & Def Leppard Reach New Selling Records

Def Leppard's breakthrough 1983 album, "Pyromania," has been certified at the RIAA's (Recording Industry Association of America) diamond level (10 million copies shipped) last month, according to Billboard.com. Produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange, "Pyromania" benefited greatly from MTV's relentless airing of the album's first two singles, "Photograph" and "Rock of Ages." The U.K. group continues to record and tour, their most recently release being 2002's "X" (Universal).

Also reaching new multi-platinum heights in July was Pantera's "Vulgar Display of Power" (Elektra), which was certified double-platinum by the RIAA, signifying shipments of more than 2,000,000 units in the U.S. since its February 25, 1992 release.

Widely considered to be one of the most influential metal albums of the 1990s, "Vulgar Display of Power" revitalized thrash metal, mixing crushingly heavy grooves and rhythms with a harder-edged vocal approach. "Walk" and "Fucking Hostile" remain two of Pantera's best-known songs.

"Vulgar Display of Power" peaked at No. 44 on The Billboard 200 album chart, according to Wikipedia.

Source: Metal Storm

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1. Johnson writes:

VDOP....HELL YEAH, PANTERA RIPS FU-CKERS

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2. LeoLeoLeo writes:

Pantera kicks so much ass.
It's like watching a tv show for so long.
And now, b****es are all finally catching on.
Rock out Phil.
f*** Damageplan.

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3. PsYcho writes:

PanterA LIVES f***ERS!!!!

Damageplan sucks!!!!!
Linkin Park can suck my d***!!!

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4. KMADD writes:

Cant wait to see Superjoint next week. Hopefully Phil will not be doing smack at this show. Like he did last year at the Vogue in Indy. But on the
bright side his drummer and guitar players are cool. I loved Eyehategod
and Down and plus Crowbar and Jimmy Bower is a cool muthafukka!

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5. brandedcfh420 writes:

7 great concerts, 13 great years for me.....CFH 4 LIFE

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6. brokenwings13 writes:

i like superjoint and all but how about if phil learns some new words,
he knows only 8 or 9 words and they are all some form of the word "f**k".

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