Pantera — in any case the brand new incarnation of the legendary band — performed their first present in 21 years on Friday night time (December 2nd). The long-dormant act carried out a 15-song set on the Hell & Heaven competition outdoors Mexico Metropolis.
Traditional members Philip Anselmo (vocals) and Rex Brown (bass) are joined by guitarist Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society) and drummer Charlie Benante (Anthrax) within the band’s revamped lineup. The latter two have the daunting job of filling in for late brothers Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul, respectively.
Pantera kicked off the set with “A New Degree” after which launched into “Mouth for Struggle,” each from 1992’s Vulgar Show of Energy. After that, it was 4 straight songs from 1994’s Far Past Pushed (“Power Past Power,” “Turning into,” “I’m Damaged” and “Use My Third Arm”). In reality, the set was largely culled from these two albums.
Different highlights included “Fucking Hostile” and their cowl of Black Sabbath’s “Planet Caravan,” in addition to “5 Minutes Alone,” “Cowboys From Hell” (which they’d soundchecked the night time earlier than) and the set-closer “Stroll.”
Whereas the reveals are being totally billed as Pantera, Vinnie Paul’s property, together with Wylde and Benante, have been cautious to name the tour a “celebration,” and never a “reunion.” Sure followers have expressed discontent with the group being known as Pantera, given the enduring legacies of Vinnie and Dimebag, however judging by the video footage of the primary present, the band was met with overwhelming enthusiasm on the first gig.
The Hell & Heaven competition look kicked off a Latin American tour, which extends by way of a December 18th present at Knotfest Brazil in São Paulo.
Heavy Consequence has teamed up with Trendy Drummer to supply one fortunate winner two tickets and a meet & greet with Benante at one of many band’s upcoming South American reveals. Enter the competition right here or by way of the shape under.
Pantera are additionally slated to play reveals in Europe subsequent 12 months, along with offering assist on Metallica’s 2023-2024 North American tour.
Enter the aforementioned contest and see fan-filmed video of the Hell & Heaven set, adopted by the setlist and upcoming tour dates (with ticket hyperlinks), under.
Win Pantera Tickets and a Meet & Greet with Charlie Benante
¡El momento esperado!
— LaCarteleraMx (@LaCarteleraMX) December 3, 2022
Pantera Hell & Heaven Pageant Setlist:
01. A New Degree
02. Mouth For Struggle
03. Power Past Power
04. Turning into
05. I’m Damaged
06. Use My Third Arm
07. Drag The Waters
08. This Love
09. Yesterday Don’t Imply Shit
10. Fucking Hostile
11. Planet Caravan (Black Sabbath cowl)
12. 5 Minutes Alone
13. Cowboys From Hell
14. Domination / Hole
Pantera’s 2022, 2023 and 2024 Tour Dates (daring = eligible for contest):
12/06 – Monterrey, MX – Monterrey Metallic Fest
12/09 – Bogotá, CO – Knotfest Colombia
12/11 – Santiago, CL- Knotfest Chile
12/12 – Santiago, CL – Movistar Area
12/15 – São Paulo, BR – Vibra São Paulo
12/18 – São Paulo, BR – Knotfest Brazil
05/26 – Sofia, BG @ Armeets Area
05/27 – Bucharest, RO @ Metalhead Assembly Open Air Pageant
05/30 – Budapest, HU @ Barba Negra
05/31 – Vienna, AT @ Gasometer
06/02-04 – Nürburgring, DE @ Rock Am Ring
06/02-04 – Nürnberg, DE @ Rock Im Park
06/05 – Lodz, PL @ Atlas Area
06/10 – Sölvesborg, SE @ Sweden Rock Pageant
06/12 – Prague, CZ @ O2 Area (Tix)
06/13 – Berlin, DE @ Verti Music Corridor
06/15 – Copenhagen, DK @ Copenhell
06/21 – Hamburg, DE @ Edel Optics
06/22-24 – Oslo, NO @ Tons of Rock (Tix)
08/04 – E. Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/11 – Montreal, QC @ Stade Olympique ^ (Tix)
08/18 – Arlington, TX @ AT&T Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/25 – Inglewood, CA @ SoFi Stadium ^ (Tix)
09/01 – Glendale, AZ @ State Farm Stadium ^ (Tix)
11/03 – St. Louis, MO @ The Dome at America’s Heart ^ (Tix)
11/10 – Detroit, MI @ Ford Discipline ^ (Tix)
08/02 – Foxborough, MA @ Gillette Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/09 – Chicago, IL @ Soldier Discipline ^ (Tix)
08/16 – Minneapolis, MN @ US Financial institution Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/23 – Edmonton, AB @ Commonwealth Stadium ^ (Tix)
08/30 – Seattle, WA @ Lumen Discipline ^ (Tix)
^ = supporting Metallica