Albums The Best Pantera Albums of All Time  

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Pantera, before it's untimely demise, was known as one of the best metal acts of all time. List of the best Pantera albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Pantera discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Pantera albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Pantera singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Pantera album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Pantera album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Pantera album of all time?" or "What are the top Pantera albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List below includes Vulgar Display of Power, Cowboys from Hell and more albums.

This list of popular Pantera CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can use the albums in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then publish it.
Vulgar Display of Power is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pantera Albums of All Time
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1. Mouth for War
2. A New Level
3. Walk
4. Fucking Hostile
5. This Love
6. Rise
7. No Good (Attack the Radical)
8. Live in a Hole
9. Regular People (Conceit)
10. By Demons Be Driven
11. Hollow

Release Date: 1992

Artist: Pantera

Tracks: Walk, Regular People (Conceit), Live in a Hole, Fucking Hostile, No Good (Attack the Radical), + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Sludge metal, Groove metal, Thrash metal

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#9 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

#50 on The Best Sophomore Albums of All Time

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Far Beyond Driven is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pantera Albums of All Time
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Far Beyond Driven


1. Strength Beyond Strength
2. Becoming
3. 5 Minutes Alone
4. I'm Broken
5. Good Friends and a Bottle of Pills
6. Hard Lines, Sunken Cheeks
7. Slaughtered
8. 25 Years
9. Shedding Skin
10. Use My Third Arm
11. Throes of Rejection
12. Planet Caravan

Release Date: 1994

Artist: Pantera

Tracks: Becoming, Strength Beyond Strength, Planet Caravan, 5 Minutes Alone, The Badge, + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Sludge metal, Groove metal, Thrash metal

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#43 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

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The Great Southern Trendkill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pantera Albums of All Time
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1. The Great Southern Trendkill
2. War Nerve
3. Drag the Waters
4. 10's
5. 13 Steps to Nowhere
6. Suicide Note Pt. I
7. Suicide Note Pt. II
8. Living Through Me (Hell's Wrath)
9.  Floods
10. The Underground in America
11. (Reprise) Sandblasted Skin

Release Date: 1996

Artist: Pantera

Tracks: Suicide Note, Part II, Suicide Note, Part II, 13 Steps to Nowhere, + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Sludge metal, Alternative metal, Groove metal, Thrash metal, + more

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#68 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

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Reinventing the Steel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pantera Albums of All Time
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Reinventing the Steel


1. Hellbound
2. Goddamn Electric
3. Yesterday Don't Mean Shit
4. You've Got to Belong to It
5. Revolution Is My Name
6. Death Rattle
7. We'll Grind That Axe for a Long Time
8. Uplift
9. It Makes Them Disappear
10. I'll Cast a Shadow

Release Date: 2000

Artist: Pantera

Producer: Vinnie Paul, Sterling Winfield, Dimebag Darrell

Tracks: Yesterday Don't Mean Shit, Death Rattle, It Makes Them Disappear, Hellbound, I'll Cast a Shadow, + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Sludge metal, Groove metal, Thrash metal

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