It was nine years ago today that Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot and killed onstage in Columbus, Ohio. His passing left the world of rock devastated. All these years later, we still mourn his tragic death and the hole his passing left in rock music.
There has been some recent talk about a Pantera reunion, but so far that’s only talk and not a reality. But if it were to happen, drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott recently revealed that Zakk Wylde would be his choice to replace his late brother Dimebag Darrell for such an event.
DimeBash went off without a hitch last night (Dec. 14) at the Key Club in West Hollywood, Calif. Presented by ‘That Metal Show’ hosts Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, the event boasted some of metal’s most legendary musicians paying tribute to the late Pantera / Damageplan guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott.
Today (Dec. 8 ) marks seven years since the tragic death of Dimebag Darrell and three other victims at a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio. Guitarist Zakk Wylde recently talked to Revolver about what Dimebag meant to the metal community as well as the legacy he leaves behind.
The description from former White Zombie bassist Sean Yseult's Soundcloud page reads "Dimebag Darrell, Sean Yseult and Philip Anselmo created this absurdity at 6am after a long night of drinking on a Pantera/White Zombie Tour in '92. Recorded on Darrell's 4-Track in his hotel room, the song was made up on the spot with Darrell on guitar (and drum machine) Sean on bass, and Phil singing...