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ROB ZOMBIE: 'No One Can Replace A Giant Talent Like DARRELL'

ROB ZOMBIE has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "I don't know exactly what to write concerning the death of Darrell. This is beyond shocking and horrible. I still can't believe it is true. I got the call from my manager Andy Gould, who, along with Walter O'Brien, used ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL Bassist: PHILIP ANSELMO Is In A 'State Of Shock'

SUPERJOINT RITUAL bassist Hank Williams III has posted the following message regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "It just ain't fuckin right... Alcohol should have killed Dime, not a fuckin piece of shit worthless fuck with a gun trying to recreate the John Lennon's killing... This happened on the same day, if you ...

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FRED DURST: PANTERA Motivated Me To Form LIMP BIZKIT

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "Last night was the 9/11 for metal to me and the metal community. Not only did PANTERA inspire me to have the courage to express myself they were also one of my main motivations to form LIMP ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Pays Tribute To DIMEBAG DARRELL

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "This is unbelievable. To sit here and talk about Darrell in the past tense seems so wrong, so unfair, so unjust, I don't even know what to say. My heart goes out to Vinnie, to their families, to ...

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FUSE Network To Air DIMEBAG's Last Performance And Interview

On Friday, December 10, 2004, Fuse will air "Uranium Dimebag Tribute" at 8 p.m., EST in honor of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, guitarist for the Grammy-nominated PANTERA and most recently DAMAGEPLAN, who was shot to death as he took the stage Wednesday at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio. "He was a heavy-metal icon, kids ...

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DAMAGEPLAN's Record Label Comments On DIMEBAG's Death

Atlantic Records has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "We are shocked and saddened by last night's horrible and senseless shootings. This is a tragic day for the music community, and our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, their families, and the surviving members of DAMAGEPLAN and ...

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Report: Gunman Tried To Talk To DAMAGEPLAN Bandmembers Before Show

The gunman who fatally shot four people — including DAMAGEPLAN (and former PANTERA) guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott — at Columbus, Ohio's Alrosa Villa nightclub Wednesday night alarmed the club's workers before the gig, according to RollingStone.com. "He was hanging around trying to get in," manager Rick Cantella said. "We told him . . . that ...

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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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Dallas Hockey Team Mourns Passing Of DIMEBAG DARRELL

The Associated Press is reporting that the Dallas Stars on Thursday mourned the death of rocker "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, who with his brother was part of the group that performed the club's official theme song during its 1999 Stanley Cup run. Abbott, a heavy metal guitarist with DAMAGEPLAN, and three other people were killed before ...

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Memorabilia Related To DIMEBAG DARRELL Appears On EBAY

The Associated Press reports: Would you pay $31 for a guitar pick? How about $10 for Thursday's edition of the Columbus Dispatch newspaper? Those are among the bids on eBay for items related to heavy-metal guitarist Darrell Abbott, also known as "Dimebag." He was shot and killed Wednesday night in Columbus, Ohio, as the group ...

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Rest Of DAMAGEPLAN Unhurt In Incident, Ex-PANTERA Singer 'Devastated' By DIMEBAG's Death

None of the other DAMAGEPLAN bandmembers were hurt in the Columbus, Ohio shooting incident that resulted in the death of the group's guitarist, Dimebag Darrell, a source close to the band has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Meanwhile, several people that have had conversations with Dimebag's former PANTERA bandmate, singer Philip Anselmo (currently in SUPERJOINT RITUAL), early ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE On DIMEBAG DARRELL: 'You Will Be Missed'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "There is nothing unique or clever to this post, and what I want to say has no doubt already been said throughout the metal community, by countless others whom were more closer to Darrell than me by now. ...

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Police Identify Alleged Gunman In DIMEBAG DARRELL's Murder

Police released the name of the gunman who allegedly went on a shooting rampage at a Columbus nightclub Wednesday night, killing four people — including DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrel — before a police officer shot him dead. Nathan Gale, 25, of Marysville, reportedly jumped onto a concert stage and opened fire, NBC 4 reported. The ...

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DAMAGEPLAN Shooting Update: VINNIE PAUL Uninjured; Metal Musicians Mourn DIMEBAG's Passing

Scoop of the Columbus, Ohio radio station The Blitz 99.7 FM has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul was uninjured in the shooting incident at a Columbus nightclub which resulted in the death of Paul's brother, Dimebag Darrell. According to Scoop, who attended the concert and briefly saw Vinnie following the incident, Paul ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Film London Gig For Upcoming DVD

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott recently spoke to MetalEater.com about the group's recent tour with CRADLE OF FILTH, their "Dead Eyes See No Future" EP and the upcoming studio album, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: MetalEater.com: What's your overall take on the current metal scene? Michael Amott: "Well, there's ...

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DEATH DESTRUCTION: EVERGREY Side Project Audio Samples Available For Download

Demo MP3 samples from DEATH DESTRUCTION, the new extreme metal project featuring EVERGREY members Henrik Danhage (guitar) and Jonas Ekdahl (drums), have been posted online at BeyondEarCandy.com. Songs available for preview are as follows: "Hellfire", "Chained In Thoughts", "Immortal Dream" and "Nothing Less Than God". In a recent interview with BeyondEarCandy.com, Danhage spoke ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer TIM OWENS Completing Work On Solo Demo

Former JUDAS PRIEST/current ICED EARTH frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens is in the process of recording his first solo material with a view towards landing a record deal. "My demo is gonna be either three or four songs!" Owens told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "Mixing it at Morrisound [studios in Tampa, Florida] right now with [producer] Jim Morris, then ...

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Former PANTERA Guitar Legend DIMEBAG DARRELL Returns to DEAN

Dean Guitars announced Saturday November 13, 2004 that they have signed DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell (ex-PANTERA) to an exclusive endorsement agreement with an extensive line of USA-made and imported model "Dimebag" guitars to be introduced in January 2005. Dimebag Darrell, named by Guitar World magazine as one of the "Top 100 Metal Guitarists of All ...

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