Thankfully, Pantera has stopped attempting to outdo each successive album in terms of start-to-finish intensity, but that doesn't mean they don't try in spots. The Great Southern Trendkill is burdened with passages in which Phil Anselmo's vocals cross the line into histrionics, making the band's trademark intensity sound dull, forced, and theatrical rather than sincere. The lyrics, which reached their apex with Vulgar Display of Power's focus on personal politics and integrity, have degenerated into half-baked rants against drugs and pop-culture media. But Trendkill is partially redeemed by trading Pantera's usual pound-then-pound-harder approach to albums for a greater variety of tempos and moods. Dimebag Darrell, while mostly sticking to his familiar riffing style, does coax some intrigu...
The Great Southern Trendkill（伟大南方时尚杀手）。专辑意在讽刺那些赶非主流时髦的投机主义音乐人。主唱Phil的嚎功在专辑中得到了很充分的发挥，不过由于专辑显得比较混乱，而且PANTERA似乎太想把音乐做得又重又狠，反而容易让人感到腻烦。