Pantera ‎– Far Beyond Driven

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Album Sales: 1,000,000+
First Release Date: March 1994

Pantera's seventh full length album, originally released in 1994 through EastWest Records America. This is one of their most commercially successful albums, becoming one of the first heavy metal albums to top the charts in the US and Australia.

"Far Beyond Driven" reached Number 1 in the Billboard Top 200 and produced four singles:
"I'm Broken"
"Planet Caravan" (which is a cover of Black Sabbath)
"5 Minutes Alone"
"Becoming"

Its first single, "I'm Broken", earned the band's first Grammy nomination for "Best Metal Performance" in 1995.

The album's original artwork (a drill bit impaling an anus) was banned, so it was re-released with the now familiar skull impaled with a drill bit.

Versions (84)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America 92302-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92374-1 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(2x12", Album, Ltd, Gat) EastWest Records America 7567-92374-1 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
7567923022, 756792302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America, EastWest Records America 7567923022, 756792302-2 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America 7567-92302-2 Argentina 1994 Sell This Version
7567923022, 756792302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America, EastWest Records America 7567923022, 756792302-2 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
CD 92302 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America CD 92302 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
EKCD 6283 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America EKCD 6283 South Africa 1994 Sell This Version
AMCY-670 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America AMCY-670 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America 92302-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
Pantera 1 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America Pantera 1 US 1994 Sell This Version
7567923022, 756792302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest, EastWest 7567923022, 756792302-2 Australasia 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest 7567-92302-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest 7567-92302-2 Philippines 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest 7567-92302-2 Brazil 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest 7567-92302-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest 7567-92302-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2, 35 195 7 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Club) EastWest, EastWest 7567-92302-2, 35 195 7 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Club) EastWest Records America 92302-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
A2 92302 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Club) EastWest Records America, Columbia House A2 92302 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Ltd) EastWest Records America 7567-92302-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92375-2, 7567-92303-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Pic + Box, Ltd) EastWest Records America, EastWest Records America 7567-92375-2, 7567-92303-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Promo) EastWest Records America 92302-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Promo) EastWest 7567-92302-2 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Promo) EastWest Records America 92302-2 Israel 1994 Sell This Version
CM0431 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Unofficial) 中国黄标 CM0431 China 1994 Sell This Version
CM0431 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label CM0431 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
none Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CDr, Album, Promo) EastWest, Stanley Productions none UK 1994 Sell This Version
92302-4 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) EastWest 92302-4 Malaysia 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-4 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) EastWest 7567-92302-4 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
92302-4, 7567-92302-4 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) EastWest, EastWest 92302-4, 7567-92302-4 Turkey 1994 Sell This Version
92302-4, W2713 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) EastWest, EastWest 92302-4, W2713 Indonesia 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-4 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) Warner Music Poland 7567-92302-4 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-4 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) EastWest Records 7567-92302-4 Bulgaria 1994 Sell This Version
none, PCW-581 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) EastWest Records America, Polton none, PCW-581 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
79 23024 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) EastWest Records America 79 23024 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
92302, C1-M1015 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Cla) EastWest, Magnasound 92302, C1-M1015 India 1994 Sell This Version
A4 92302 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Club) EastWest Records America A4 92302 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
92302-4 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Dol) EastWest Records America 92302-4 US 1994 Sell This Version
79 23024 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Dol) EastWest 79 23024 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
7567923024 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Promo) Warner Bros. Records 7567923024 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
92302 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Promo) EastWest Records America 92302 US 1994 Sell This Version
0098 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Delta (5) 0098 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
MG 1-332 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) MG Records (2) MG 1-332 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
none Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label none Bulgaria 1994 Sell This Version
MG 1-332 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) MG Records (2) MG 1-332 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
022 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Kaktus (5) 022 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
none Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Pantera) none Bulgaria 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-4 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(LP, Album) Warner Music Korea, EastWest, Atlantic 7567-92302-4 South Korea 1994 Sell This Version
92302-1 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(LP, Album) Eastwest Records America 92302-1 US 1994 Sell This Version
7567-92302-1 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(LP, Album) Eastwest Records America 7567-92302-1 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
792302-1 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(LP, Album) Atlantic, EastWest Records America 792302-1 Brazil 1994 Sell This Version
JPCD9604207, 7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Not On Label (Pantera), EastWest Records America (2) JPCD9604207, 7567-92302-2 Russia 1996 Sell This Version
AMCY-3119 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RE) EastWest Records America AMCY-3119 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
7567-92302-4 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) EastWest, Союз 7567-92302-4 Ukraine 2000 Sell This Version
MOFR 00048 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Unofficial) Monsters Of Rock MOFR 00048 Russia 2002 Sell This Version
HDCD-059 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Sli) Universal Music HDCD-059 Asia 2003 Sell This Version
4607173158734 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) Никитин 4607173158734 Russia 2006 Sell This Version
R1 92302 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Gat) EastWest Records America, Rhino Records (2) R1 92302 US 2010 Sell This Version
WPCR-14266 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RE) ATCO Records, EastWest WPCR-14266 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
8122-79602-9, 8122796029 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(2xCD, Album, RM) EastWest, EastWest, Rhino Records (2), Rhino Records (2) 8122-79602-9, 8122796029 Indonesia 2014 Sell This Version
8122-79812-8, 8122798128 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) EastWest, EastWest, Rhino Records (2), Rhino Records (2) 8122-79812-8, 8122798128 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
WPCR-15641/2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RM + CD, Album + Ltd, RE, Dig) Warner Music Japan Inc., Rhino Records (2) WPCR-15641/2 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
541769-2 , 8122-79602-9, 541769-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RM + CD, Album + RE) EastWest, EastWest, Rhino Records (2), Rhino Records (2) 541769-2 , 8122-79602-9, 541769-2 Argentina 2014 Sell This Version
R2-541769 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RM + CD, Album + RE, Dig) EastWest Records America, Rhino Records (2) R2-541769 US 2014 Sell This Version
8122-79602-9, 8122796029 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RM + CD, Album + RE, Dig) EastWest, EastWest, Rhino Records (2), Rhino Records (2) 8122-79602-9, 8122796029 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
CD-541769 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RM + CD, Album + RE, Dig) EastWest Records America, Rhino Records (2) CD-541769 Canada 2014 Sell This Version
0081227960292 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RM, Dig + CD, Album + RE) EWC Publishing 0081227960292 Brazil 2014 Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America 7567-92302-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Enh, Unofficial) EastWest Records America 92302-2 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RE) EastWest Records America 92302-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RE) EastWest Records America 7567-92302-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RE) EastWest Records America 92302-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
7567923022 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RE) EastWest Records America 7567923022 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RE, RP) EastWest Records America 7567-92302-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RP) EastWest Records America 7567-92302-2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, RP) EastWest Records America 7567-92302-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
7567-92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CD, Album, Unofficial) EastWest (2) 7567-92302-2 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
92302-2 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(CDr, Album, Unofficial) EastWest Records America (2) 92302-2 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
7567-92302-4 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album) Atlantic (2) 7567-92302-4 South Korea Unknown Sell This Version
004 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Angel's Of Hell Records 004 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
560 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) ST Records (2) 560 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
837 Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Vivo (4) 837 Romania Unknown Sell This Version
none Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label none Estonia Unknown Sell This Version
none Pantera Far Beyond Driven(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Rocka Rolla (2) none Romania Unknown Sell This Version

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D3vil0

D3vil0

August 25, 2018
referencing Far Beyond Driven, 2xLP, Album, RE, Gat, 8122-79812-8, 8122798128

Very good sounding LP. Price is good too. Grate Pantera album.
mj_

mj_

August 11, 2018
referencing Far Beyond Driven, 2x12", Album, Ltd, Gat, 7567-92374-1
Is it common to all copies to have the labels on the wrong sides on both LPs? (i.e. side A is referred to as 'other side' incorrectly)
martindavey87

martindavey87

June 26, 2018
referencing Far Beyond Driven, CD, Album, 7567-92302-2

‘Far Beyond Driven’ is the seventh studio album by groove metal band Pantera, and the third since their unofficial rebirth, having shed their 80’s glam days. It’s weird to me, however, that while the band were one of the most influential metal groups of the 90’s, and this release reached the number one spot on the Billboard charts, it’s really a fairly average release, and is brimming with subpar material.

The most notable difference with ‘Far Beyond Driven’ over its predecessors is the absolute brutality of the record. It’s by far heavier than anything the Texans had put out prior. But sadly this comes at a great cost, as most of the songs are incredibly lacklustre. While the album starts off promisingly enough, it very quickly becomes a rather repetitive affair, with most songs sounding like a bunch of riffs incoherently thrown together.

The production itself leaves much to be desired, with particular mention going to the drums, which at times sound programmed in. Phil Anselmo’s choice of screaming and shouting over singing has certainly upped the aggression of the album, but does nothing for me. The only real highlight is guitarist Dimebag Darrell, who’s influential guitar playing has garnered endless acclaim, however, even here, it feels slightly by the numbers.

‘Strength Beyond Strength’, ‘Five Minutes Alone’ and ‘I’m Broken’ are all decent enough tracks, and a cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘Planet Caravan’ actually works really well for the band (I’m not a fan of the original, but this one is pretty good). But overall however, none of these songs are all that memorable to me, and certainly don’t hold up well to the bands previous two releases.

It’s not the worst album I own, but for all the praise it received, it certainly doesn’t live up to the hype. Oh, and the song ‘Good Friends and a Bottle of Pills’ is an absolute abomination.
Dabeat02

Dabeat02

May 8, 2018
edited 5 months ago
referencing Far Beyond Driven, 2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Gat, R1 92302

Pretty distorted press. I'm Broken skips on intro. Awful. Hope they aren't all that way.
sikntwzd2010

sikntwzd2010

March 27, 2018
referencing Far Beyond Driven, 2x12", Album, Ltd, Gat, 7567-92374-1

Sounds amazing, perfect mix!! If you need to own this on vinyl, get this version. The remasters sound like hot garbage!!
FlammableDestrukktor

FlammableDestrukktor

July 22, 2017
edited about 1 year ago
referencing Far Beyond Driven, 2x12", Album, Ltd, Gat, 7567-92374-1
000002JR8X6 far beyond driven is 92302-2 (1994) and have the same non-remastered sound as CD 92302 (1994).
saangel

saangel

July 11, 2017
referencing Far Beyond Driven, CD, Album, 92302-2
I have a version very much like the one described in here, but the booklet has six panels, not 12.
rose1978

rose1978

November 11, 2016
edited about 1 year ago
referencing Far Beyond Driven, 2x12", Album, Ltd, Gat, 7567-92374-1
Music performing full of power & energy. This album is a kind of hard drugs. Blood & soul toxic. Anselmo is a beast!
ranjurgenson

ranjurgenson

May 15, 2016
referencing Far Beyond Driven, 2x12", Album, Ltd, Gat, 7567-92374-1
The best sounding pressing. If you like this album - get this release.
aidiothir

aidiothir

April 12, 2016
edited over 2 years ago
referencing Far Beyond Driven, 2xLP, Album, RE, Gat, 8122-79812-8, 8122798128

The sound of this reissue is nice but extremely low. You have to turn up volume to the max just to be able to hear something. Why they do represses like this?