Vh1 is one of the worst channels for documentaries and this particular episode is not an exception. The emphasis on the major label era of Pantera is most annoying as it shows stuff about the band people already know about so it is basically a waste of time for viewers. Honestly how many times do we have to watch the Cowboys from Hell video? Fans want some rare footage, not some video we already see in MTV. And frankly, no one gives a rat's behind about the opinions of Zakk Wylde or some 10th rate guitarist.
On the plus side though, I like it that they took Terry Glaze on board for an interview. To be truthful, you can't possibly make a true and honest and in-depth Pantera documentary without documenting the early years. The fans want to know about the early years of Pantera, the gigs/albums of the 80s era. Vh1 had the money to fund such a project but here we are given some superficial "coverage" and the 80s merely a cursory glance and a footnote in the band's history.
Lastly, what gets my goat is the shameless exploitation of Dimebag's death. Vh1's handling of this sensitive topic was done in such bad taste it proves how unethical the media could be just to gain some ratings. If they truly want to document Dime's murder, it should have been made into a separate episode and in a more classy manner, not in a sensationalist, tabloid way of reporting.
This is just my two cents. Instead of watching this garbage, fans should rather read these books: A Vulgar Display of Power: Courage and Carnage at the Alrosa Villa, Black Tooth Grin: The High Life, Good Times, and Tragic End of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and Rex Brown's Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story of Pantera.
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