Friends, Fans React With Dismay To DIMEBAG's Shooting

John Austin and Susan Schrock of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram report: Even those who saw "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott play as a teenager knew the young guitarist who emerged from local keg parties to rock the metal music world with PANTERA was headed to the top. "My gosh, I saw that kid and I wanted to ...

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U.P.O. Bassist: DIMEBAG Was 'Somebody Who Inspired All Of Us'

U.P.O. bassist Zoltan has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "First time I saw Darrell play live, I was in Europe… and it really caught me by surprise… You just had to see this guy play guitar to believe it… He was punishing… Still to this ...

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Eyewitness Says Club Shooter Was Calm As 'Nightmare' Unfolded

MTV News reports: Having befriended DAMAGEPLAN drum tech John "Kat" Brooks before the group's show in Columbus, Ohio Wednesday night (Dec. 8), 28-year-old Kevin Holycross found himself standing off to the side of the stage as the band began performing. "The beginning of the nightmare," as he called it, started 40 seconds into the first ...

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Ex-COAL CHAMBER Guitarist: DIMEBAG 'Will Be Missed Deeply'

Former COAL CHAMBER/current PIÑATA guitarist Miguel "Meegs" Rascon, has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: I would just like to take this moment to expess my sorrow to all the people that passed away [Wednesday] night. "I know Dime was a great influence to a lot of people, including ...

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