Revolution Is My Name

"Revolution is My Name"
Single by Pantera
from the album Reinventing the Steel
ReleasedJanuary, 2000
FormatCD single
GenreGroove metal
LabelEastwest Records
Songwriter(s)Phil Anselmo
Vinnie Paul
Dimebag Darrell
Rex Brown
Sterling Whitfield
Pantera singles chronology
"Cat Scratch Fever"
"Revolution is My Name"
"Goddamn Electric"

"Revolution is My Name" is a song by American groove metal band Pantera. It was the first single from the band's final album, Reinventing the Steel. It was also included on the band's compilation album Far Beyond the Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits!.

Release and reception

"Revolution is My Name" reached number 28 on the Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks,[1] and remains the only single that was originally written by the band to chart in the United States during the time they were active. The song was nominated for Best Metal Performance in the 2001 Grammys, but lost to Deftones' "Elite." However, it won a 2000 Metal Edge Readers' Choice Award for Song of the Year.[2] The song's music video was voted as the 15th Greatest Metal Video of the 21st Century on Headbangers Ball in 2005.