DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death Called 'Metal 9-11'

Steven Hyden of Appleton, Wisconsin's The Post-Crescent reports: His name might not be known outside heavy metal circles, but fans revered "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott for his innovative guitar playing with the band PANTERA and a friendly spirit that belied his tragic death. "I've been listening to him play since 1991," said Chris Gaertig, ...

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DIMEBAG's Slaying Hangs Over Dallas Show

According to The Star Telegram, the annual Christmas concert thrown by the Dallas, Texas radio station KDGE 102.1 FM "The Edge" is usually a goofy, festive affair. But this year's event Friday night (Dec. 10) at Nokia Live at Grand Prairie was two days after "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, the guitarist for DAMAGEPLAN and ...

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LINKIN PARK's SHINODA Comments On DIMEBAG Shooting Incident

LINKIN PARK promoted their hardcover collection of behind-the-scenes photos "From the Inside: Linkin Park's Meteora" with a fan autograph session in Los Angeles, New York and Dublin. Asked by The San Francisco Chronicle if the shooting incident in Columbus that left DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott gave him chills with regards to his own band's ...

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Former SKID ROW Singer Honors DIMEBAG's Memory

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach honored "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's memory by performing PANTERA's "Walk" with his band during a concert in Madrid, Spain Friday night (Dec. 10). Sebastian reportedly sounded angry and upset over his friend's tragic death as he lifted up a poster of Dimebag that someone from the 1,500-strong crowd had thrown ...

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DANZIG Bassist: 'Gods Never Die; DIME Lives'

DANZIG bassist Jerry Montano has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "I just wanted to say my heart goes out to Vince, Rita, and the entire PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN family. We lost undoubtfully the greatest metal guitarist of all time and a great friend. "I had the honor of ...

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MURDERDOLLS Singer: 'It's A Sad Week For Us All In The Music World'

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "It's 3:31 am here, early Saturday morning in the bible belt of North Carolina. I'm still in shock from the 'Dimebag' story this week. I honestly did not believe it at first. I didn't know him personally, but ...

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SEVENDUST: 'We Feel Blessed To Have Known And Loved DARRELL'

SEVENDUST have issued the following statement in regards to the tragic death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "We have lost a dear friend and the world has lost an incredible musician. Our prayers are with Vinnie and the rest of the Abbott family. "Words cannot describe the sorrow we and countless others feel over ...

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