Cowboys from Hell
Released July 24, 1990
Recorded February-April 1990 at Pantego Sound Studio in Pantego, Texas
Length 57:39
Label Atco
Produced by Terry Date
Cowboys from Hell was Pantera's fifth studio album, released on July 24, 1990. It was Pantera's major label debut, as the album was picked up by Atco Records and produced by Terry Date. Sonically, this album was a vast departure from their previous four releases, that were more of a glam/power metal sound. This album incorporated a variety of influences, such as thrash metal and groove metal.


  1. "Cowboys from Hell"
  2. "Primal Concrete Sledge"
  3. "Psycho Holiday"
  4. "Heresy"
  5. "Cemetery Gates"
  6. "Domination"
  7. "Shattered"
  8. "Clash With Reality"
  9. "Medicine Man"
  10. "Message in Blood"
  11. "The Sleep"
  12. "The Art of Shredding"


Pantera studio albums
Metal Magic, Projects in the Jungle, I Am the Night, Power Metal, Cowboys from Hell, Vulgar Display of Power, Far Beyond Driven, The Great Southern Trendkill, Reinventing the Steel
Cowboys from Hell
Cowboys from Hell, Primal Concrete Sledge, Psycho Holiday, Heresy, Cemetery Gates, Domination, Shattered, Clash With Reality, Medicine Man, Message in Blood, The Sleep, The Art of Shredding