The checklist of guitarists Pantera thought of for his or her celebration reveals is slowly rising. Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti was the first to be revealed as a possible Dimebag Darrell fill-in, with YouTuber Ola Englund close behind. Now a 3rd guitarist has come to gentle and it is probably not shocking, given her covers.
YouTuber Kayla Kent revealed in an in depth new YouTube video that she was on Pantera‘s radar as their new purveyor of riffs. Kent stated she realized she was within the working to affix Pantera after assembly vocalist Phil Anselmo and Dimebag Darrell‘s longtime guitar tech Grady Champion backstage earlier than their current present in Austin, TX.
“[Phil] knew who I used to be, and he got here up and hugged me, and had super-flattering issues to say about my guitar taking part in and he wished an image,” stated Kent. “We obtained chatting for some time after which he informed me one thing I’ll always remember: he informed me that I used to be on the checklist of potential Pantera guitar gamers. I simply couldn’t imagine it.”
“I requested him a number of instances, ‘Are you joking? Are you severe?,’ and he stated, ‘I am 100% severe. I do not bullshit. We really thought of you. After that interplay I went as much as Grady and Steve [Murillo, Zakk Wylde‘s guitar tech] and was like, ‘Is he bullshitting me? Does he simply inform all people that?’ and so they had been like, ‘He is not recognized to bullshit individuals in non-public like that.’ Coming from Phil, who’s spearheading the brand new Pantera factor, clearly it means quite a bit to me that he stated that.”
Take a look at a handful of Kent‘s movies beneath, which ought to make it fairly clear that she’s greater than suited to do the job.
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