Phil Anselmo Has 'No Problem' With How He Was Portrayed in Rex Brown's Book

artist: pantera date: 07/26/2013 category: entertainment
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Phil Anselmo Has 'No Problem' With How He Was Portrayed in Rex Brown's Book
Phil Anselmo has been talking to Horns Up Rocks! about his upcoming autobiography, and the parallels with Pantera bassist Rex Brown's autobiography, which was released earlier this year, Blabbermouth reports. "First and foremost, I did read Rex's book. It's his opinion. "I have no problems at all with how I was portrayed in the book; it does not faze me at all. "There are things in the book that I really wouldn't have talked about. But once again, it's Rex's book and it's his opinion, you know..." The interview is not the first time that Anselmo has discussed Brown's book. Speaking with Metal Sucks recently, the singer added the following comments: "Honestly, [Rex's] assessment of me [in the book] - I don't care,"Anselmo said. "Egotistical, self-centered, everything is always about me. Y'know what? I'm a lead singer and he's a bass player. That's his perception. So I'm fine with it. I don't hold any f--king grudges. But I think he did take some angry swipes and I don't need to be specific. There is a great deal of mythology when it comes to his 'quitting' Down. That particular chapter is a little disturbing." He also noted that he thought Brown was perhaps being overly harsh on Pantera drummer Vince Paul: "I'm not sure that type of beating [on Vince] was necessary ... Vince is a difficult guy and was always a different type of guy. But did he deserve that type of beating? I don't think so. When I do my book, I want it to be known that it's not just a Pantera book. And I'm not in a pissing contest with Rex. It's a shame." Anselmo's book, tentatively titled "Mouth For War: Pantera, Pain, & Pride - Heavy Metal Highs, Drugged Out Lows, & the Battle for My Life," is due for release next year.
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