Phil Anselmo And The Illegals Books Free Show In Sydney After New Zealand Cancellations

The awful racially motivated shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday(3/17) sent a shockwave through the world. As a result of the high emotions surrounding the incident, the New Zealand dates of the Phil Anselmo And The Illegals Thrash Blast Grind Tour with King Parrot were canceled, stemming from past issues with Anselmo. Nonetheless, Phil and his peers will put on the second show in Sydney at Frankies Pizza by The Slice on April 1st since the March 31st show sold out. Info about the gig can be found at the Facebook event below. No matter your feelings on the state of the world, we need music to bring people together, not find reasons to split us apart. Make sure you support underground music, bands, and venues. Continue reading

Watch Phil Anselmo And The Illegals Cover Pantera on Tour In South America

Phil Anselmo And The Illegals kicked off their new headline tour last week. The band has been covering some of Phil’s Pantera era classics nightly. Watch the band covering ‘Becoming’, ‘Walk’ and ‘I’m Broken’ in Chile, and ‘Walk’ in Argentina this weekend. Continue reading

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals Book New Headline Tour Dates With King Parrot

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, who previously postponed US tour dates due to Philip H. Anselmo’s recovery from back surgery, have rebooked the tour. Joining them will be Housecore Records labelmates and Anselmo protegees King Parrot. The tour begins September 6th in New Orléans, Louisiana and includes a stop at this year’s edition of Berserker Fest September 28th in Pontiac, Michigan. See all confirmed dates below. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, June 9th with additional shows to be announced soon. Watch the trailer for the tour below! Continue reading

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals Are Streaming “Choosing Mental Illness As A Virtue” Online

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals will be releasing their new album, Choosing Mental Illness As A Virtue, tomorrow (January 24th), but thanks to Revolver, you can hear it today. Continue reading

Phillip H. Anselmo & The Illegals – Choosing Mental Illness As A Virtue

Can we truly separate the art from the artist? It’s the question I’ve been ruminating in my dining room while listening to Phillip H. Anselmo & The IllegalsChoosing Mental Illness as a Virtue (Season of Mist). An onstage stunt involving Nazi salutes transpired at a tribute show in early 2016 and ever since then I haven’t had the keenest impression of Anselmo. Several non-apologies have ensued and I’m not sure if we’ll ever get any closure. Continue reading

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals – “Delinquent” Single Released

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals will be releasing their new album, Choosing Mental Illness As A Virtue, on January 24th via Housecore Records. So far the guys have shared the ‘Choosing Mental Illness’ and ‘The Ignorant Point’ singles online, and thanks to Loudwire, you can now hear another new track that Anselmo describes as “Old school-meets-ugly-school.” Continue reading