Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Metal In The Mainstream

PANTERA Get Quick Mention On The OSCARS Last Night

The Cowboys From Hell get a nod from Hollywood's Academy Awards.

The Cowboys From Hell get a nod from Hollywood's Academy Awards.

As you may recall, we noted a few months back that Pantera, among other metal bands, were featured in the film The Big Short, which had a character played by Christian Bale who played metal music to calm down after stressing out about the declining housing market and how he's the only one who sees the pattern. You can see more about that here.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The film was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay, among other awards, and during the video montage going through all the nominees, the scene chosen was the one where Bale's character plays Pantera, giving the band a little shout out during Hollywood's biggest night. Pantera's official Twitter account posted about the occasion:

Bale of course ended up learning how to play drums for real while practicing to Pantera and Mastodon. Hear him talk about it here.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Show Comments / Reactions

You May Also Like

Photos

Pantera is a name that has passed into myth and for the better part of 20 years has been one that has been sadly...

Advertisement