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Housecore Horror Film Festival reveals a first wave of bands and other details for 2015!

Legendary metal frontman and Housecore Records founder Philip Anselmo, is bringing his horror-themed film and metal festival back for a third year. After a great ride in Austin, the festival will kick off in San Antonio, Texas at the Aztec Theatre on November 13th -15th, 2015. The decision to return was driven by the desire […]

DOWN Live at Resurrection Fest ’14. Hi-Def, Pro-Shot, Full show. 2015 tour dates and ticket links too!

DOWN’s entire August 1, 2014 performance at the Resurrection Fest from Viveiro, Lugo, Spain. Down will appear at the Amnesia Rockfest in Quebec in June, then will tour the East coast of the USA in August. Details and Ticket/VIP info below: 06/16/15 Montebello, Quebec, Canada Amnesia Rockfest TICKETS Tour: Eastbound ‘N Down 08/06/15 Louisville, KY, […]

5 Pantera Gems from Unsung Opus “Reinventing the Steel” By Rick Florino for Artist Direct

Pantera’s Reinventing the Steel never gets enough credit. When you ask someone their favorite Pantera album, you’ll most commonly hear Vulgar Display of Power or Far Beyond Driven. Often, you’ll get someone who says Cowboys from Hell. This writer’s personal favorite is The Great Southern Trendkill—and after years of convincing he has a few friends […]

VH1: Dime is the #1 most influential guitarist of the modern era.

As originally posted on vh1.com here. Compiling a list of the most influential modern metal guitar players is intimidating. There was no way to do this without pissing a bunch of people off. I did my best to quantify which guitar players’ mark was being felt the most by the up and coming generation of […]

Dime comes in at #5 on Loudwire’s Top 50 Hard Rock + Metal Guitarists of All Time

As originally posted on Loudwire here. Let the debate begin! The history of hard rock and metal is littered with blistering riffs delivered by incredible shredders providing memorable licks that just beg you to either pick up a guitar yourself or do your best air guitar if one isn’t handy. But which guitarist is the […]

Dime takes 2nd place on Ultimate Guitar showdown!

As originally posted on ultimateguitar.com here. So after over four whole months, the inaugural edition of UG Showdown came to an end with a massive clash between late Pantera icon Dimebag Darrell and Queen legend Brian May. Based on nearly 55,000 fan votes, Dr. May grabbed the title by fetching around 60% of the votes, […]

Guitar World: Tour Dimebag Darrell’s Guitar Vault, Home and Recording Studio

Originally posted on guitarword.com here. Guitar World’s February 2015 issue, which is available at the Guitar World Online Store, is the ultimate tribute to the late, great Dimebag Darrell. As part of our coverage, which was timed for the 10th anniversary of the guitarist’s tragic death, Guitar World was invited into Dime’s home and recording […]