Originally Posted by jd091
As influential as Slayer? Hell no. Still incredibly important and influential to metal? You betcha. I've always viewed them as the re-incarnation of Pantera, brining back some southern swag and popularity to metal when it died out in the late 90's. They pretty much revitalized american metal, and directly influenced tons of modern "metal" bands, especially in america, in many genres.
I agree. Who do you think was one of the catalysts of the uprise in the New Wave of American Metal in the late 90's early 2000's?
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