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Tag Archives: Damageplan

Vinnie Paul among those snubbed at Grammys ‘In Memoriam’ segment

Posted by on February 11, 2019

Like birds flying south for the winter or stores putting out their holiday decorations in mid-September, there are some yearly traditions that will continue on long after we’re gone. Bitching about the Grammy awards, specifically who was left off the ‘In Memoriam’ segment is one of them. And while every genre has its share of […]

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Vinnie Paul tribute sets announced ft members of FFDP, KoRn, Godsmack, HELLYEAH, Deftones and more

Posted by on September 6, 2018

The upcoming two festivals Louder Than Life and Monster Energy Aftershock will both feature a special tribute set to the late Pantera/HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul. Jose Mangin of SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal will be hosting the Vinnie Paul All Star Tribute for both events. On September 29th, at the Louder than Life, there will be guest […]

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Vinnie Paul’s official cause of death revealed

Posted by on August 27, 2018

On June 23rd, we were devastated to hear that Vinnie Paul passed away at the age of 54. While his cause of death remained unknown, there were speculations on his death including stating he died in his sleep as well as the rumor of him having a massive heart attack. Today (27th), TMZ has reported that […]

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Report: Vinnie Paul died in his sleep

Posted by on June 23, 2018

While there’s still been no further statement regarding the death of legendary drummer Vinnie Paul last night, TMZ quotes family members as saying that the drummer, who was 54, died in his sleep.  Vinnie’s family tells TMZ … he died in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. His body’s been turned over to […]

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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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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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