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Tag Archives: Dimebag Darrell

2017’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator and more

Posted by on October 18, 2017

While we haven’t had the chance to fully celebrate Halloween, we did receive an extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released on Black Friday (November 24th). These ‘Record Store Day’ releases include a wide range from Iggy Pop, Clutch, Janis Joplin, Anthrax, At The Drive-In, Kreator, Venom, Black Label Society and more. Wanna […]

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‘Dimevision Vol 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over’ arrives in November

Posted by on September 29, 2017

It’s been over a decade since Dimevision Vol. 1: That’s The Fun I Have was released. The 2006 DVD featured rare archival footage from the late Dimebag Darrell that spanned throughout his career with Pantera and Damageplan including his earlier Metal Magic days. However, volume 1 wasn’t enough and now Metal Blade Records will be […]

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Video/interview: Rex Brown gives rundown of discography

Posted by on July 5, 2017

While perhaps getting the least spotlight of the four memebers in Pantera, bassist Rex Brown was a driving force behind the multi-platinum band from it’s just after it’s formation in 1981 to their breakup in 2003. His time in Pantera also led to playing bass for sludge-metal supergroup Down for their sophomore album, and more […]

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Guy that designed Dimebag Darrell’s ‘Dean From Hell’ guitar hasnt made any money

Posted by on April 26, 2017

Heard of Dimebag Darrell? Of course you have. The late Pantera guitarist is one of the best-known guitarists of the last 30 years. Heard of Buddy Blaze? Probably not, unless you’re a guitar geek. Buddy Webster, who goes by Buddy Blaze, has been a custom guitar designer since the ’80s. He’s designed axes for bands […]

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King 810’s David Gunn mentions Dimebag, Bataclan in statement about Chicago cancellation

Posted by on December 2, 2016

Yes, we know, that’s a redundant headline. However, after King 810’s December 18th Chicago show was canceled by a promoter over concerns regarding the  band’s excessive use of guns and violent imagery, frontman David Gunn released a statement regarding the cancellation. Honestly, to us, it seems a little tone-deaf. In short, he says that not only is […]

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Master of Puppet: This Pantera puppet shreds

Posted by on August 15, 2016

Every now and then, something comes along that pretty much breaks the internet as far as metal is concerned. If you’ve seen an old dude singing to Drowning Pool, you know what we’re talking about. That happened this weekend with Chilean puppeteer Bullicio Puppets and his latest creation, a guitarist that shreds Pantera’s, well, “The […]

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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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Metal Insider en Español: Resumen semanal 6/17

Posted by on June 17, 2016

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest headlines – In Spanish. Cada semana, muchos hechos y acontecimientos suceden en el mundo del rock y metal los cuales reportamos diariamente y queremos dar un resumen de lo que paso a nuestros lectores de habla Española. Estas son las noticias que mas resonaron esta semana: Despues del […]

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Pantera issues statement after ‘Voice’ singer assassinated

Posted by on June 13, 2016

In a heartbreaking and awful weekend of gun violence in Orlando, the largest terror attack since 9/11 took place at Pulse, as a gunman killed 49 at Pulse, a gay club. However, the day before, 22 year-old The Voice contestant Christina Grimmie was executed at a meet and greet after she played by a man who […]

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