Pantera - Cemetery Gates Lyrics

Reverend, reverend
Is this some conspiracy?
Crucified for no sins
An image beneath me
Lost within our plans for life
It all seems so unreal
I'm a man cut in half in this world
Left in my misery

Reverend. He turned to me
Without a tear in his eyes
Nothing new for him to see
I didn't ask him why

I will remember
The love our souls had sworn to make
Now I watch the falling rain
All my mind can see
Now is your

Well, I guess
You took my youth
And gave it all away
Like the birth of a new-found joy
This love would end in rage

And when she died
I couldn't cry
The pride was in my soul
You left me incomplete
All alone as the memories now unfold

Believe the word
I will unlock my door
And pass the cemetery gates

Sometimes when I'm alone
I wonder aloud
If you're watching over me
Some place far abound

I must reverse my life
I can't live in the past
Then set my soul free
Belong to me at last

Through all those complex years
I thought I was alone
I didn't care to look around
And make this world my own

And when she died
I should've cried
And spared myself some pain
You left me incomplete
All alone as the memories still remain

The way we were
The chance to save my soul
And my concern is now in vain
Believe the word
I will unlock my door
And pass the cemetery gates

The way we were
The chance to save my soul
And my concern is now in vain
Believe the word
I will unlock my door
And pass the cemetery gates!
Gates! Gates!

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Pantera Cemetery Gates Comments
  1. Mr. Awesome

    RIP dimebag and vinny

  2. BigG LilWayne

    Phil channeled his inner Dio on this one lmao

  3. canal animeiro

    Alguem 2020?

  4. Beto Kaos Z Deja-vu


  5. damian diaz

    que desgracias q ese hdp que mato al lider

  6. beast beast

    2020 anyone??

  7. Gökhan Demir

    GTA daki aspirine gibi.

  8. zoonie96

    I was just hoping that one, just one mf that disliked this was here again just to xplain themselves, pleez darkness, let them step forward, l will b waiting?!!!

  9. Topman 33

    Best Pantera tune for me

  10. Mark Berge

    Great music from the 80's

  11. Juliane Timóteo

    I love Pantera, I love this guy's voice and I love this song !!

  12. Braulio Romero-Jimenez

    A nice relaxing metal song 🎸😎

  13. Filip Bogojevic


  14. Phillip Mangus

    In 1998. I seen Pantera skid row and Anthrax at the end of Cemetery Gates. I Phil Anselmo battle Sebastian Bach hitting the gates. The high notes Phil went like higher than Sebastian Bach. Definitely. One of the ice cream was one of the best Growlers in the world.

    Phillip Mangus

    I meant to say Phil went 6 octaves higher. San Sebastian Bach at the end of Cemetery Gates rest in peace Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul I miss you guys so much.

    Phillip Mangus

    Feel at one time. You can hit the highest notes in the best Rouse ever. You are definitely my favorite frontman by far not just because of your octaves.

  15. Rhapsody in PlayerUnkown'sBattlegrounds

    Why Dimebag had to die so early? 😔 RIP Dime Darell

  16. Les Pero

    Did my best to cover the solo, check it out ;) \m/

  17. Trista Mills

    Rip dime and vinny love you both❤️

  18. Robert Moore

    This is a good song!!!!

  19. Cadyk Mordecai

    Pozdrowienia z Polski

  20. Moe4572

    i somehow love it when metal makes me want to dance and not only headbang :D got that with pantera and sometimes with soundgarden and other rhythmic, groovy stuff <3

  21. layla glantz

    This is the worst Smiths cover I've ever heard...

  22. Miguel Aldana

    the long version is better

  23. Jeff Missy Honea

    do i have to get in the front seat guy's?

  24. Sizzle Mhm

    Not as heavy but dang Phil is singing

  25. PRonda Music

    Must be played at my funeral loud

  26. sam Black

    R.i.p brothers of metal

  27. Liar YOU SUCKER ME

    People who have deep lies are beyond human aid

  28. Gary Kemple

    Will someone define entitlements to my sister!

  29. zeto l

    6.6k people don't know what great music is

  30. John Saunders

    DIME & VINNY will Always be remembered and i mean in a very great way.. they were and are true rock stars as is phil as well...Phil will never fill the hole that will always be in HIS HEART & MIND...



  32. Ivan Ramirez

    4:55 It Kills me every time

  33. Big Ant

    Foo had a voice can diss that...

  34. PJG 333

    I’m AWAKE... UV been call:n& me!!!

    Or are you just another 🌞 $$$U(:(ER???

    All the knowledge in the universe!!!

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  35. Arron P.

    Holy fuk radio edit ffs

  36. DarkLord Mordred

    Hard to believe that these guys used to be a glam metal band.

  37. Ahmad Pizzakill

    Corey Taylor unmasked

  38. Priscilla Pereira

    05:22 arrepia!!!!!!!!!!

  39. Priscilla Pereira

    Bons tempos. ❤️

  40. Richard Dyson

    Played this at my mates funeral , his the one who got me into the best metal band in the world pantera

  41. Dr Green thumb

    Dimebags solo though man fuck

  42. Brian Smith


  43. Riha

    RIP Vinnie and Dime! RIP Pantera!

  44. Alex Mavrommatis

    I get an erection every time I listen to these harmonics

  45. Nat Bailey

    i love this video. it's so 1990s metal.. SOOOO GOOD!!!

  46. Thomas Henderson

    If you don't like Pantera you suck.

  47. Mateo Biglia

    Como rompe la guitarra el hdp

  48. memo herdez

    Que puta voz!!!

  49. wunwun the giant

    Who else are here in 2020?

  50. Mike Obrien

    2020 pantera still best heavy metal banned in existence

  51. thamires rossetto

    where is that beautiful and slow intro that Dime does, i miss it every time I watch this

  52. Andrew Smith

    Pantera 💥💥💥💥💥🔥🔥🔥🤘🤘

  53. Toostig

    Intro sound quite simular to Escape from Metallica

  54. Charles Rast


  55. vikingmetaldragon

    One good Song. Not very impressive when your band has more than 5 albums........ And one song is good.

  56. Paul Maldonado

    Well like the song because is a good song,

  57. In your face 17

    Perfect hate music

    Ty Walston

    Yeah if your 14.. this isnt even death metal so not really hateful at all bud listen to corpus rottus or torture killer and then you'll hear hate

  58. punk rex

    Cemetery gates,hallowed be the name, stairway to heaven are easily the best thing after beethoven

  59. punk rex

    Metal version of stairway to heaven


    Imo 'One' takes that spot by Metallica
    Or fade to black

  60. Duke the meister

    Here in 2020 and this is still one of the best metal songs of all time!!

  61. Melonpopr

    still kicks ass in 2020!

  62. War Zone

    This album had some of Phil's best vocal performances.

  63. sprocket685

    I only seen the same hairdoo with buzzhead and a long mohawk mane before,thats Maynard Keenan of Tool. it must have been some weird 90s thing. keenan has it on his famous "Sober" live with pink pyjamas ;D

  64. cherkestorm

    The Beatles of Metal.

  65. RomanLilija

    Does no one talk about how hot Phil is? I've always known of Pantera but goddamn I never realized how much I'd like to bang him.

  66. Jacques En Hanri Kleinhans


  67. Sarah Hiles

    The neck cramps...Pantera rocks!😎😎👊👊!

  68. Robin Alberti

    Well I guess you took my youth and you gave it all away...

    So I will unlock my door and pass the cemetery gates

  69. Gage Shelton

    Darrell was shot before I was born "I'm 15" and this song still shreads

    Arvind Shastri

    I was only 4 when that bastard Nathan Gale killed Dimebag

    Evan Oicle

    "I'm 15". Is this a quote or?

  70. Sun Flower

    This song is a timeless heavy metal classic. Thank you, Pantera, for everything.


    Till the end of time brother.

  71. Hermy Elf

    Do You Remember

  72. Nayten 03

    Wait, this isn’t the Smiths

  73. POGOST DarkTron

    Роскошная песня... С рошкошным вокалом... Бля люди... Ну в чем Фил виноват??? Можно подумать он этого бывшего морпеха заставлял дороги нюхать... Все знают... Что Пантера единственная в мире группа где тебя могли выгнать за то что не бухаеш... Что это как не синие базары...

  74. idraew Martins

    Ovo de cobra
    Pena de carneiro
    Quem deixa like
    Amanhã vai achar dinheiro haha 😂

  75. Ariana Andrade

    Saudades 💔

    Anthony Longoria

    Gorgeous 😍


    de quem? hahaha

  76. denise cheek

    still a great song in 2020


    2020 still herr

  78. Jason Raser

    Make sure to take tombstones back to cemetary when your done with them Jackson Michigan. Leaving them out for Christmas confusses natives.

  79. Heather Brown

    This will also always remind me of demon knight!!!

  80. Виктор Петрунч

    Это вам не это потому что это охуенненько heavy metal🤘🤘🤘🇺🇦

  81. Gitaristang Palaboy

    dimebag darrel mh guitar hero

  82. Wind Charmer

    R.I.P:. dime bag darryhl

  83. Hayden Kiger

    I don’t like Pantera. I don’t dislike Pantera. I love this song.

  84. Tony Dawson

    Banggg ur kickin head mtf

  85. abissus

    Gen X the bad asssed Gen on the planet.

  86. Jehovah Israel Armstrong McGuire

    Automobile and money for Reverend J today Prayers

  87. Steven Lastname

    Happy new year

  88. Son of a Saiyan

    Is the priest in the music video the lead singer?


    Son of a Saiyan
    Are you a fan of pantera?

  89. Locutor Enrique Murillo


  90. Carp3N0ct3m

    RIP DBD!!

  91. Metal Mellie

    Rex has some beautiful hair here

  92. Omar Yañez Zavala