New Orleans noise merchants Eyehategod and New Orleans vocal titan Phil Anselmo will be hitting the stage at the Southport Music Hall, also in New Orleans, on August 19. Though this isn't an opener/headliner situation, considering the venue has announced that "Phil Anselmo will be the special guest singer for EYEHATEGOD for this show.”
Jimmy Bower's Facebook page posted the following note from EHG vocalist Mike Williams:
"Due to some recent very important health issues I am dealing with, I would like to announce that Philip H. Anselmo (Down, Pantera, Superjoint etc..) will be filling in for me at two special EYEHATEGOD gigs; New Orleans, LA's Southport Hall – August 19th and the 7th annual GwarBBQ – August 20th in Richmond, VA. Phil has my full blessings for these shows & with all forces willing, I will return to the stage as soon as I am physically able."
You really ought to get all the information for the show right here, and be sure to grab tickets if you're going to be in there area.