MICHELLE BRANCH: DIMEBAG Was 'One Of The Sweetest Guys'
Platinum-selling pop-rock singer/songwriter Michelle Branch has posted the following message regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott:
"I am so sad to hear about Dimebag being shot and killed while doing something he loves. I was lucky to meet him (photo) and he was one of the sweetest guys. It's hard to believe that a lot of clubs don't offer metal detectors (because they can't afford them) or proper security. Most of the security you see at shows are just normal guys who either volunteer or simply wear a t-shirt that says security. Something needs to change.
"Any ideas? Petitions? Letters to your local clubs?
"If musicians start feeling unsafe doing what they love, we'll have a big problem."
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