Tag: Far Beyond Driven

Riff Police! Pull Over! #128: Audioslave Vs Pantera!

Arguably the Cowboy’s from Hell’s darkest release lyrically was 1994’s “Far Beyond Driven” with vocalist Philip H Anselmo suffering from a pair of ruptured discs in has back and degenerative disc disease and numbing the pain with alcohol, heroin and prescription medication and perhaps the cover art which depicts the act of trephination is a

Riff Police! Pull Over! #79: Killswitch Enagage Vs Pantera!

When Philip H. Anselmo spoke to Loudwire Magazine in 2014 about the meaning behind “Becoming” from the seventh studio album by Pantera, he said “The most popular heavy metal bands in the world at that time were, in my estimate and definitely all of our estimates, playing the game. … They had reached this pinnacle;