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SLAYER Guitarist KERRY KING: 'I'll Never Forget You, DIME'

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "First of all, I want to thank everyone for the e-mails, gifts and overall well-wishing in the aftermath of this tragedy. It's unimaginable how this could ever happen. I don't know if I'll ever get over the reality ...

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HATE ETERNAL Guitarist: 'DIMEBAG's Spirit Will Carry On Forever'

HATE ETERNAL/ex-MORBID ANGEL guitarist Erik Rutan has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "I have thought so long and hard on what I could possibly say that has not already been said about the tragic death of Dimebag Darrell Abbott but I felt compelled to make a statement with ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Singer CHRIS BARNES: 'Life Is Too Short'

SIX FEET UNDER frontman Chris Barnes has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "Life is too short, my friends ... life is too short. "I was lucky enough to meet Dime a few years back when I was in Dallas for a tattoo convention and getting some work done ...

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DUNGORTHEB: DEATH Cover Posted Online

French metal band DUNGORTHEB's cover of the DEATH classic "Misanthrope" has been posted online in MP3 format at VS-Webzine.com. The song will be featured on a DEATH tribute CD, "Unforgotten Past… In Memory Of Chuck Schuldiner", due in early 2005 via the Chinese label Area Death Production. Also set to appear on the ...

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SEVENDUST Dedicate 'Angel's Son' To DIMEBAG, Perform PANTERA Cover

SEVENDUST dedicated their song "Angel's Son" in memory of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, as well as the other victims of the Alrosa Villa shootings, during a headlining performance in Columbus Sunday (Dec. 12). Commented Adam Schneider of local radio station 99.7 The Blitz, "I have never heard a more powerful performance in my many years of ...

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Former 24-7 SPYZ Drummer Remembers DIMEBAG DARRELL

Former 24-7 SPYZ drummer Joel Maitoza has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "I am deeply saddened, shocked and appalled by the recent death of Dime (guitarist and founder of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN). "I was very aware of his unique talent the first time I heard the albums 'I ...

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EVANESCENCE Members Pay Tribute To DIMEBAG DARRELL

EVANESCENCE members Will Boyd (bass) and John LeCompt (guitar), have posted the following messages in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: Will Boyd: "I love music. It's probably the most important thing in my life, as most of you know, but I don't care what band you are obsessed with, what they mean to ...

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Former EXHORDER Frontman: We 'Lost An Innovator, A Warrior, And A Metal God'

Vocalist Kyle Thomas of the much-missed New Orleans metallers EXHORDER, cited by many as the originators of the riff-heavy power-groove approach popularized by PANTERA, has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "I was awakened at about 7:30 a.m. the morning after Darrell Abbott was murdered by a phone call ...

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Ex-KITTIE Guitarist Mourns 'The Senseless Killing Of A Guitar God'

Former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "I'm sure most of you have heard about the senseless killing of a guitar god. "I would like to extend my condolences to the Abbott family at this difficult time. "PANTERA, and especially Dimebag, made sure I ...

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CROWBAR Frontman: 'Hanging Out With DIME Was Some Of The Funnest Times Of My Life'

CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "This whole thing is very disturbing. "First, I'd like to give my deepest heartfelt sympathy to Vinnie, Rita, all Dime's bandmates, and all of his family and friends throughout the world. "Second, I'd like to thank Dime for ...

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STATIC-X Mourn The Loss Of DIMEBAG DARRELL

STATIC-X members Wayne Static and Tripp Eisen have issued separate statements in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: Wayne Static: "It's taken me several days to gather my thoughts so I could make some sort of statement about Dime. This whole thing is so surreal. "PANTERA changed my life as a musician. Dime has ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Singer ROB HALFORD Remembers DIMEBAG DARRELL

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "Hello everyone. My deepest condolences go out to everyone affected regarding the passing of dimebag. His mucianship was superb and his original style was and will remain an inspiration to players worldwide. His friendship can never be ...

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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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UPDATED: Tributes From Metal Musicians Pour In For DIMEBAG DARRELL

A number of heavy metal musicians have paid tribute to Dimebag Darrell (DAMAGEPLAN, ex-PANTERA) who was tragically murdered last night. ------------------------------------------------- Ozzy Osbourne: "Dimebag was a dear friend of mine. I'm absolutely beside myself with grief. I can't for the life of me understand why someone would do this. PANTERA toured with me many, many ...

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