Tag Archives: Darrell Abbott

Phil Anselmo on Dimebag Darrell: “There would have been more Pantera albums”

Posted by on December 8, 2014

Despite proclaiming that he would not publicly commemorate the 10th anniversary of the death of “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, his former Pantera bandmate Phil Anselmo wrote about his memories of the guitarist on Rolling Stone today. In the moving tribute, he says that this year is the hardest yet, and he still has dreams about him. Among […]

Read more

Watch an 18-year-old Dimebag shred

Posted by on October 6, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/NB_GGdXCVB0[/youtube] Rock stars don’t come from out of nowhere, but Pantera legend Dimebag Darrell Abbott appears to have had his act together from a super early age. Recently, a clip surfaced from 1984 with an 18 year-old Abbott playing a lengthy solo. At the time, Pantera were still very much a glam metal band, but Dime […]

Read more

Isolated vocal track from Pantera’s “Walk” surfaces online

Posted by on August 5, 2014

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlctiBLuG2E[/youtube]   If you’re a fan of Pantera (and let’s face it, who isn’t?), then you know that the early ’90s were among the best times of Phil Anselmo’s career. Anselmo’s first few years with Pantera showed just how insanely capable he was of singing basically anything put in front of him and making it sound […]

Read more

Dimebag knew how to throw a Christmas party

Posted by on January 10, 2014

If you were to imagine what a party at late Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell Abbott’s would be like, you’d probably imagine a pretty raucous scene – rock stars, drugs and lots of black tooth grins. Photographer Matthew Salacus got to spend what turned out to be Dimebag’s last Christmas with him, and all of those […]

Read more

April 5th Cements Status As One Of The Darkest Days In Music History

Posted by on April 5, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYrBqO45PTk[/youtube] As you’ve probably heard by now, Jim Marshall, founder of Marshall Amplifiers, died earlier today. The Marshall amp is synonymous with rock and roll, and while Marshall led a long and fulfilling life, the same can’t be said for Layne Staley, Kurt Cobain and former KISS guitarist Mark St. John, all of whom died […]

Read more