2009 'Dimebag Beyond Forever Tour': Details Revealed

A dozen or so Finnish metal musicians will take part in the sixth annual "Dimebag Beyond Forever Tour", set to kick off in early December. The seven-date trek will honor the legendary PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, who was shot and killed on stage on December 8, 2004. The musicians will perform for free and the concert proceeds will be donated to the Finnish organization Victim Support Finland, which offers practical advice and psychological support to victims of crimes or attempted crimes and those closest to them and witnesses of crime.

The musicians taking part in this year's "Dimebag Beyond Forever Tour" are as follows:

* Nico Hartonen (GODSPLAGUE, LYNCHPIT) - Vocals
* Jules Näveri (PROFANE OMEN, ENEMY OF THE SUN) - Vocals
* Micko Hell (MILLION DOLLAR BEGGARS, MICKO HELL AND THE MOTHERFUCKERS) - Vocals
* Mikko Herranen (RUST) - Vocals
* Tommy (MYGRAIN) - Vocals
* Euge Valovirta (GODSPLAGUE, SUBURBAN TRIBE, ROCK'N'ROLL SENSATION) - Guitar
* Herra Rapu - Guitar
* Sami Helle (DAUNTLESS) - Guitar
* Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW) - Bass
* Neissu (Ex-DEAD SHAPE FIGURE) - Bass
* Arska Hietala - Bass
* Rainer Tuomikanto - Drums
* Tonmi Lillman (TO/DIE/FOR, AJATTARA, VANGUARD) - Drums

The dates are as follows:

Dec. 02 - Lutakko, Jyväskylä - FIN
Dec. 03 - Vaakuna, Mikkeli - FIN
Dec. 04 - Henry's Pub, Kuopio - FIN
Dec. 05 - Puuvillatehtaan Kehräämö, Pori - FIN
Dec. 10 - Klubi, Turku - FIN
Dec. 11 - YO-Talo, Tampere - FIN
Dec. 12 - Nosturi, Helsinki - FIN

Multi-camera video footage of the "Heresy" performance from last year's "Dimebag Beyond Forever Tour" concert at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below.

The lineup for the song was as follows:

Nico Hartonen (GODSPLAGUE): vocals
Juhani Flinck (DEAD SHAPE FIGURE): Guitar
Sami Helle (DAUNTLESS): Guitar
Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW): Bass
Atte Sarkima (GODSPLAGUE): Drums

* Cameras: Timo Halo, Timo Honkanen, Oke Inoranta, Melu, Toni Salminen
* Editing: Toni Salminen
* Mixing: Mikko Herranen

For more information, visit www.myspace.com/dimebagbeyondforever.

(Thanks: fireangel / Night Elves)

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