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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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MICHELLE BRANCH: DIMEBAG Was 'One Of The Sweetest Guys'

Platinum-selling pop-rock singer/songwriter Michelle Branch has posted the following message regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "I am so sad to hear about Dimebag being shot and killed while doing something he loves. I was lucky to meet him (photo) and he was one of the sweetest guys. It's hard ...

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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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Did NATHAN GALE Attempt To Assault DIMEBAG DARRELL Once Before?

A BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor has sent us the following message regarding the shooting incident at a Columbus, Ohio nightclub last Wednesday (Dec. 8), which resulted in the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "The information I have concerning the incident in the Columbus nightclub was that a friend of mine went to see DAMAGEPLAN in ...

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Report: Police Have Entire DIMEBAG Shooting Incident On Video

Columbus, Ohio's NBC 4 is reporting that police have video from inside the Alrosa Villa club that captures the entire shooting incident Wednesday that resulted in the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and four others. Meanwhile, NBC 4 has posted a brand-new video report featuring an interview with a Central Ohio man by ...

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KORN's MUNKY Plays Guitar Solo In Honor Of DIMEBAG

According to Kornweb.cjb.net, KORN frontman Jonathan Davis spoke of late DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell during KORN's concert in Dallas, Texas Friday night (Dec. 10). Davis reportedly teared up as he expressed how much of a tragedy Dimebag's death was for the heavy rock community. He then said something about how Dimebag had always ...

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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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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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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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DIMEBAG Killer's Mother Gets Security After Attack

Roy Appleton of The Dallas Morning News is reporting that police on Friday increased security for the the mother of the suspected gunman in the deadly attack at a nightclub in Columbus, Ohio. A Columbus police officer fatally shot Nathan Gale of nearby Marysville after the 25-year-old day laborer and ex-Marine charged into a Dallas ...

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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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METAL CHURCH: 'We Are Immensely Saddened By This Great Loss'

METAL CHURCH tour manager Rob Monks has posted the following message regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "The news of Dimebag's death reached the ears of the METAL CHURCH camp about five minutes before we were due to hit stage in Tuscon, AZ. At that time it was just a rumor and not ...

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