Phil Anselmo

1968 - Today

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Philip Hansen Anselmo (born June 30, 1968) is an American heavy metal musician best known as the lead singer for Pantera, Down, and Superjoint, amongst other musical projects. He is the owner of Housecore Records. Anselmo is regarded as one of the greatest frontmen in metal history, known for being particularly animated and donning a machismo attitude that became emblematic of the general theme of Pantera. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Anselmo has received more than 4,458,434 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Phil Anselmo is the 1,203rd most popular singer (down from 940th in 2019), the 6,133rd most popular biography from United States (down from 5,162nd in 2019) and the 306th most popular American Singer.

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  • 4.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Phil Anselmo ranks 1,203 out of 4,381Before him are Chabuca Granda, Grace Bumbry, Hoagy Carmichael, Juan Diego Flórez, Kayahan, and Dave Davies. After him are Sonny Boy Williamson II, Tonina Torrielli, Alim Qasimov, Don Omar, Philip Bailey, and Ivo Linna.

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Among people born in 1968, Phil Anselmo ranks 163Before him are Oliver Masucci, Eddie Marsan, Ståle Solbakken, Doina Ignat, Rasmus Lerdorf, and Stephan Beckenbauer. After him are Hwang Sun-hong, Juan Orlando Hernández, Karl Wendlinger, Chayanne, Hedi Slimane, and David MacMillan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Phil Anselmo ranks 6,133 out of 20,380Before him are David Mamet (1947), Marion Lorne (1883), Morris Louis (1912), Mike Bloomfield (1943), Mary Browne (1891), and Joe Bryant (1954). After him are Joseph Engelberger (1925), Sonny Boy Williamson II (1912), Alexander Mackendrick (1912), Lou Costello (1906), Shawn Crahan (1969), and Kirsten Vangsness (1972).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Phil Anselmo ranks 306Before him are Willie Colón (1950), Roger McGuinn (1942), Kenny Dorham (1924), Tom Verlaine (1949), Grace Bumbry (1937), and Hoagy Carmichael (1899). After him are Sonny Boy Williamson II (1912), Philip Bailey (1951), Bobby Helms (1933), Playboi Carti (1996), Lhasa de Sela (1972), and Xzibit (1974).