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EYEHATEGOD: DIMEBAG Will Be 'Missed On Every Single Level'

New Orleans' EYEHATEGOD, who have toured with PANTERA and whose lineup includes SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist Jimmy Bower, have issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "The world and EYEGATEGOD lost a brother and true friend with the passing of Dimebag Darrell Abbott. He was a true EYEGATEGOD fan from the ...

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Ex-TESTAMENT Guitarist ALEX SKOLNICK: DIMEBAG Was One Of The Best Metal Players Out There

Former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "I was watching CNN early this morning when they cut to the scene of a conert shooting in Columbus. I was sure it was some local band, then they showed the pictures of Darrell. I ...

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TED NUGENT: DIMEBAG's Death Was 'Horrible'

Ted Nugent spoke to the Flint, Michigan newspaper The Flint Journal about the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell. "It was horrible. Darrell was a big fan of mine. He expressed that every time we ever saw each other," said the Nuge, who fondly recalled that PANTERA performed his "Journey to the Center of the ...

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BLACK SABBATH, KISS Legends Pay Tribute To DIMEBAG DARRELL

BLACK SABBATH legend Tony Iommi, plus KISS principals Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons have issued separate statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: Tony Iommi: "I was absolutely shocked by the news. Dimebag was such a really nice genuine bloke and a great player. He was always very respectful towards me and it ...

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'Headbanger's Ball' To Feature Reactions From DIME's Friends And Other Bands

More information has surfaced regarding this weekend's special edition of MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" hosted by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. In addition to commentary by Mustaine and regular host Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED), the program, which is scheduled to air this Saturday at 10:00 p.m. EST/7:00 p.m. PST, will feature some of Dimebag Darrell's friends calling in, ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY: 'I Loved DIMEBAG'

Members of MOTÖRHEAD have issued brief separate statements regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: Lemmy: "To Vinnie & all concerned: Man, I am so fuckin sorry. You know I loved Dimebag and I'm about as sorry as you can get. Glad you're OK though. If there's anything you need help with, you got ...

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Guitarist/Producer JAMES MURPHY Says He Will Always Be In Awe Of What DIMEBAG Accomplished

Guitarist/producer James Murphy (ex-TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY) has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "I first met Darrell about 18 years ago at a show in Texas around '85-'86. PANTERA was playing to a pretty packed house at this little hole-in-the-wall venue — a bar, really, with a stage jammed ...

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SAVATAGE Guitarist: 'We Were Stripped Of A Modern-Day Guitar Legend'

SAVATAGE guitarist Chris Caffery has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "Recently we were suddenly stripped [of] a modern-day guitar legend. Darrell was one of the few guitarists in history that had his own unique spot. His own style, his own sound. "When you hear someone say 'the Eddie ...

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DEAN GUITARS Founder: 'The World Has Lost A Great Human Being'

Dean Guitars founder Dean B. Zelinsky has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "As I sit here awake at 2:34 am, feeling numb beyond belief to the news that our good friend Darrell Abbott is no longer with us, I would like to share my thoughts as they come ...

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Former RATT Bassist: DIMEBAG Changed The Rock Music World

Former RATT bassist Juan Croucier has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "Ironically, I learned today that Darrell was a big RATT fan. What a thing to learn on a day like today. I had heard the rumor before but it was confirmed to me by Warren De Martini. ...

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DROWNING POOL Cancel Remainder Of Tour Following DIMEBAG's Death

DROWNING POOL have cancelled the remainder of their tour Thursday out of respect and grief for the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. The band, who grappled with tragedy just two years ago when their lead singer died of a heart condition while on tour, issued a statement Thursday about the shootings. "No one ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's KEENAN Says DIMEBAG's Death Is 'Tragic'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan and producer John Custer, who are at a Raleigh studio working on the band's new album, spoke to The News & Observer about the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, a longtime friend of COC. "It's tragic, a shame," Keenan said Thursday. "I've known Darrell for years and ...

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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN CRAHAN: DIMEBAG Was 'A Rock 'N' Roll Icon'

SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. Clown) spoke to the Des Moines Register about the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell Abbott. Crahan attended a DAMAGEPLAN concert just last week, at Irving Plaza in New York. He called Abbott a friend and "rock 'n' roll icon." "It's just upsetting how the world is — the need ...

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WASHBURN And RANDALL Praise DARRELL As 'Man Of Great Character'

U.S. Music Corp., a manufacturer and distributor of Washburn Guitars and Randall Amplifiers, has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "On behalf of Washburn Guitars, Randall Amplifiers and U.S. Music Corp., we wish to express our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Dimebag Darrell Abbott. We are ...

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Hundreds Of Fans Gather At Club To Honor DIMEBAG DARRELL

MTV News is reporting that a small memorial started by a handful of fans blossomed into an outpouring of grief and celebration Thursday, less than 24 hours after the shocking slayings at the Alrosa Villa club where PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and three others were killed. Despite the rain and cold temperature, hundreds of ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY's DIFABIO: DIMEBAG Will Be 'Sorely Missed'

SINGLE BULLET THEORY vocalist/guitarist Matt Difabio has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "It's been almost 14 hours since I heard the report that dime had been shot and killed. At first I assumed it was a hoax. I mean, who would shot Dimebag? I sit here still completely ...

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FOZZY/STUCK MOJO Guitarist Says He Wants To Celebrate DIMEBAG's Life, Not Talk About His Death

Guitarist Rich Ward (FOZZY, STUCK MOJO) has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "I feel that we should all be hesitant to make any assumptions or to repeat Internet rumors, at least until they are substantiated. Even then, what would our motivation be to talk about his death? All ...

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KITTIE Drummer: DIMEBAG Taught Me Everything I Know

KITTIE drummer Mercedes Lander has issued the following statement regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: "I dont know how to begin or end this. "Someone that meant the world to me was shot to death last night... This is still not real to me... I'm still waiting to wake up from this nightmare... ...

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