Tag Archives: Damageplan

Hellyeah cover ends with Dimebag tribute

Posted by on July 28, 2016

A lot of people likely listened to Hellyeah for the first time in a while after hearing that the band’s Phil Collins cover of “I Don’t Care Anymore” on their new album Unden!able featured guitars by one Dimebag Darrell. The band the former Pantera guitarist was playing in when he was killed, Damageplan, had initially started covering […]

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Columbus TV station report opens old wounds about Dimebag Darrell’s death

Posted by on July 26, 2016

Yesterday, Columbus, Ohio TV station WBNS-10TV ran a report on their TV channel and website about the nearly 12 year-old mass shooting  at the Alrosa Villa night club. We’re not going to link to the story – it’s easy enough to find if you really want to. The 10-minute video report shows grainy video footage […]

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Pantera fans are threatening the wrong band

Posted by on March 10, 2015

By now, the former singer of Nuclear Hellfrost (and Nuclear Hellfrost, for that matter) are a blip in the radar of metal news. The band’s former singer, Reece Eber, apologized for leaving a piece of paper with “fag” written on it on Dimebag Darrell’s grave, with an Instagram post saying he’d also spit on the […]

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Former Nuclear Hellfrost singer apologizes for Dimebag grave incident

Posted by on March 1, 2015

The phrase “all publicity is good publicity” doesn’t always apply. Take Nuclear Hellfrost, for example. They’re the band that were initially blamed after Pantera posted a picture of an Instagram account claiming that they vandalized and robbed Dimebag Darrell’s grave. Reaction  was swift, and can be imagined, overwhelmingly outraged. First Nuclear Hellfrost issued a statement, blaming […]

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Dimebag Darrell’s grave vandalized, desecrated; photos posted on social media

Posted by on February 28, 2015

There are a number of metal news sources that are reporting that the grave of the late Lance “Dimebag” Darrell Lance Abbott, guitarist of Pantera and Damageplan, was recently vandalized and defaced. The supposed culprit appears to be a former vocalist of a Fort Wayne, IN blackened death/thrash/crust band called Nuclear Hellfrost. The incident appears to have […]

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Guitar World gives vulgar display of Dimebag’s house and studio

Posted by on February 13, 2015

The February issue of Guitar World is a tribute to iconic Pantera/Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell, timed in conjunction with the tenth anniversary of his death. As part of the special, they were invited into Dime’s home, where they were given a video tour of his home and studio. His room full of guitars, including his original mold of […]

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Dimebag’s death 10 years later: our staff reacts

Posted by on December 8, 2014

There’s no other way around it. December 8th is one of the darkest days in music history, in which two of its’ biggest stars were assassinated. John Lennon and Dimebag Darrell Abbott’s deaths occurred 24 years apart, but are linked together by the tragedy and senselessness of how they occurred. While many elsewhere are having musicians recount […]

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Rogue Records looking to crowdfund supergroup compilation album

Posted by on June 3, 2014

Metal label Rogue Records doesn’t have a particularly large or well-known roster (Synthetic Breed, Means End, Humanity’s Last Breath and Dischordia are a few of it’s bands), but what they lack in size, they make up for in ambition. The label announced today that starting next week, they’ll be launching an Indiegogo campaign to fund […]

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UFC fighter Matt Brown saw Dimebag get killed

Posted by on May 12, 2014

It’s hard to believe that we’re coming up on 10 years since Pantera/Damageplan guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott was executed onstage at the Alrosa Villa on Columbus, Ohio. UFC welterweight Matt Brown was at the show on December 8th, 2004, and recently opened up to UFC on Fox about that night. Brown was well-versed enough in […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Surprising Break Ups

Posted by on March 26, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Before anyone starts to freak out about the imagine seen off to the side: no, we ARE NOT reporting about My Chemical Romance’s demise. However, the news of the break up got us to thinking about other bands whose disbandment […]

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