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Pantera's "Cowboys from Hell" Performed on Violin and Cello — Video Finds

Check out this energy-packed video of Pantera's classic "Cowboys from Hell" performed as a violin and cello duet. The title track of Pantera's fifth album, "Cowboys from Hell" was the band's first single.

Here violinist Rachel Barton Pine and cellist Mike Block play Rachel's arrangement of the song for a faculty concert at Mark O'Connor's Strings Conference in San Diego.

You can also check out Barton Pine's podcast: "Violins Rule! Heavy Metal Meets Classical Music." She discusses her love of heavy metal, explores the connections between rock and classical music, interviews rock artists who dig classical music, shares recordings of her performances and answers questions from fans.

You can check it out right here.

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Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to (opens in new tab), Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network (opens in new tab), she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.