Tag Archives: Damageplan

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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Lamb Of God, Hellyeah, In Flames, and Sylosis Have a Drink In Honor Of Dimebag Darrell

Posted by on December 10, 2012

This past Saturday, December 8th, marked 8 years since Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebagg Darrell was killed onstage. Last night in Kansas City, MO, Vinnie Paul took a moment during Hellyeah’s set to remember his brother and then called the members of Lamb Of God, In Flames, and Sylosis onstage to share a drink in […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Non-Pantera Tracks Featuring Dimebag Darrell

Posted by on August 20, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. The assassination of Dimebag Darrell still haunts the metal community (even over seven years after deranged fan Nathan Gale opened fire at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus Ohio during a Damageplan show). And his passing hits even harder […]

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Our Favorite Non-Pantera Tracks Featuring Dimebag Darrell

Posted by on December 8, 2011

Seven years ago today, deranged fan Nathan Gale opened fire at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus Ohio during a Damageplan show. killing “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott and three others. It’s a day that still haunts the metal community, and saw one of the most influential metal guitarists of our time taken away from us. Time has […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 1/21: Best And Worst Metal Collaborations Ever

Posted by on January 21, 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. This past week, RollingStone.com posted a photo gallery highlighting the “20 Most Memorable Duets of All Time.” At the same […]

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Hellyeah Releases Free Download Of New Song

Posted by on April 21, 2010

Hard to believe that it’s been four years since the super group featuring Vinnie Paul and half of Mudvayne has released their self-titled debut. Well for those fans who felt that the wait was unbearable, their patience will be rewarded with the band’s sophomore album Stampede, set to be released on July 13 via Epic […]

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Metal Hammer To Release Dimebag Darrell’s “Final Recording”

Posted by on April 12, 2010

It’s actually a bit surprising that more previously unheard recordings of Dimebag Darrell haven’t been “discovered” and released sooner. Such a trend has worked pretty well for the estates of Jimi Hendrix and Tupac Shakur. Granted, there was the metal/country project Rebel Meets Rebel with country legend David Allen Coe released in 2006, and his […]

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