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The preeminent metal band of the first to mid-’90s, Pantera put to rest every remnants from the ’80s metal scene, almost single-handedly demolishing any notion that hair metal, speed metal, power metal, et al., had been anything but moveé. Loathe to acknowledge it, the Tx band had actually been one particular ’80s steel bands, releasing pretty unsuccessful (and afterwards disowned) glam-inspired music throughout a lot of the 10 years. The about-face was included with the addition of vocalist Phil Anselmo, and the main element turning stage was the band’s major-label debut, Cowboys from Hell (1990). Pantera’s mainstream discovery came following with Vulgar Screen of Power (1992), their second major-label record, which thrust the music group towards the forefront from the metallic picture, alongside such veteran rings as Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, and Anthrax, in addition to fellow up-and-comers Sepultura and White colored Zombie. By enough time Pantera unleashed Much Beyond Powered (1994), after two very long many years of touring, these were typically the most popular metallic band within the land: the brand new recording debuted atop the Billboard Best 200 as its business lead solitary, “I’m Broken,” was obtaining massive airplay. In the height of the popularity and impact, Pantera started to self-destruct. Significantly less than two months following the launch of THE FANTASTIC Southern Trendkill (1996) — an recording ridden with allusions to substance abuse and personal damage — Anselmo overdosed on heroin following a homecoming concert in Tx, so when tensions increased between him and his fellow bandmembers, he started engaging with an evergrowing list of part projects that held him from Pantera. A live recording, Standard Live: 101 Resistant (1997), was put together for launch when it became obvious that no fresh studio recording was forthcoming anytime soon. One last studio recording do result, Reinventing the Metal (2000), but which was pretty much it for the briefly reunited Pantera. The bandmembers once more proceeded to go their sperate methods, forming such rings as Damageplan, Down, and Superjoint Ritual. The finish of Pantera after that became recognized on Dec 8, 2004, when guitarist Dimebag Darrell was murdered on-stage by way of a deranged lover. This much-publicized murder shone the limelight back again on Pantera for a protracted instant, and amid all the psychological outpouring and tributes, a consensus arose: in retrospect, there is no greater metallic band through the early to middle-’90s than Pantera, who influenced a legion of rabid followers and whose oft-termed “groove metallic” design bucked all prevailing styles of your day — from locks metallic and grunge to nu-metal and rap-metal — and continues to be singular even today, as defined with the vocals of Anselmo since it can be by your guitar of Dimebag.

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Died Dimebag Darrell
Awards Kerrang! Hall of Fame Award
Music Songs Walk, Cemetery Gates, Cowboys from Hell, I'm Broken, 5 Minutes Alone, This Love, Revolution Is My Name, Mouth for War, Primal Concrete Sledge, Drag the Waters, Planet Caravan, Domination, A New Level, Fucking Hostile, Floods, Strength Beyond Strength, Psycho Holiday, Goddamn Electric, The Sleep, The Art of Shredding, Regular People, Hollow, By Demons Be Driven, Yesterday Don't Mean Shit, Shedding Skin, I'll Cast a Shadow, Suicide Note, Pt. 1, War Nerve, Becoming, 13 Steps To Nowhere, Suicide Note Pt. II, 10's
Albums Vulgar Display of Power, Far Beyond Driven, The Great Southern Trendkill, Reinventing the Steel, Cowboys from Hell, Official Live: 101 Proof, Power Metal, I Am the Night, Projects in the Jungle, Metal Magic, Live from the Basement, The Best of Pantera: Far Beyond the Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits!, History of Hostility, Alive and Hostile, 1990-2000: A Decade of Domination, Hostile Moments, Driven Downunder Tour '94: Souvenir Collection, The Singles 1991–1996, The Complete Studio Collection Box Set, Live in USA, 1992, 1993 (Doxy Collection, Remastered, Live on Fm Broadcasting), The Basement, Dallas, December 20th, 1988 (Doxy Collection, Remastered, Live on Fm Broadcasting), Far Beyond Bootleg : Live From Donnington '94, The Pantera Collection, Driven by Demons (Live), Bogart's, Cincinnati, Oh. August 30th, 1990 (Doxy Collection, Remastered, Live on Fm Broadcasting), Hellbound, Showdown, Dallas, Texas, July 21, St 1989 (Doxy Collection, Remastered, Live on Fm Broadcasting), The Complete Show Radio Broadcast, 1992-1994 (Doxy Collection, Remastered, Live on Fm Broadcasting), Westwood One, 1992, 1994 (Doxy Collection, Remastered, Live on Fm Broadcasting)
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance


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1 Members have included Phil Anselmo, Dimebag Darrell, Vinnie Paul Abbott.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heavy Metal 2000 2000 performer: "Immortally Insane" / writer: "Immortally Insane"
Detroit Rock City 1999 performer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
Beavis and Butt-Head 1993-1997 TV Series performer - 5 episodes
Venin mortel 1996 Short producer: "STRENGTH BEYOND STRENGTH" / writer: "STRENGTH BEYOND STRENGTH"
Strange Days 1995 "In Life or Death", uncredited
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight 1995 performer: "CEMETERY GATES" / producer: "CEMETERY GATES" / writer: "CEMETERY GATES"
The Crow 1994 performer: "THE BADGE"
Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan 1993 performer: "10's"
Derrick 1991 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Big Short 2015 performer: "By Demons Be Driven"
Mulatschag 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Metal Evolution 2012 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Nhl 11 2010 Video Game performer: "Walk"
Madden NFL 2010 2009 Video Game performer: "Walk" / writer: "Walk"
CSI: NY 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero 2005 Video Game "Cowboys From Hell" / writer: "Cowboys From Hell"
Godsmack: Smack This! 2002 Video performer: "Walk"
SpongeBob SquarePants 2001 TV Series music - 1 episode
Dracula 2000 2000 performer: "Avoid the Light" / writer: "Avoid the Light"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SpongeBob SquarePants 2001 TV Series special musical guest - 1 episode
Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan 1993 featuring music by

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pantera: Piss 2012 Video short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pantera: Screaming Black Messiahs Unauthorized 2008 Video documentary
Rage 2001 TV Series Themselves
For Those About to Rock: Monsters in Moscow 1992 Documentary Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Essential Music Videos: Extreme Alternative 2004 Video short Themselves (segment "This Love")
The Greatest 2004 TV Series documentary Themselves

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