Category Archives: Dimebag Darrell Abbott

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 […]

Pictures of the Dime guitars at the Dean display this week at NAMM + pics and video from Guitar World!

The Dean From Hell Limited! Razorback DB Floyd Bumblebee Firefly Dime Razorback Rebel Stealth Floyd FM – Dime Slime Dimebag Rebel Flame Top Floyd – Trans Red Razorbolt – Black Red Razorbolt – Black Silver The following pictures and video are courtesy of Guitar World. Check out Guitar World for more coverage of this year’s […]

Check out this previously unreleased track written & played by Dimebag Darrell!

It’s part of Guitar World Magazine’s Ultimate Dime Tribute Issue. More info from Guitar World here. The February 2015 issue of Guitar World, which will hit newsstands and readers’ mailboxes this week, has been dubbed our Ultimate Dimebag Darrell Tribute Issue! Among its exclusive Dime-themed offerings are: • A private tour of the late guitarist’s […]

New ugly Pantera sweatshirt, Dime 333 shirt, and Rex shirt.

There’s some brand new Pantera and Pantera related merch now available in time for the holidays! Let everybody know on sight, you are having a Hostile Holiday and a New Year from Hell by sporting your new ugly Pantera sweatshirt, Dimebag 333 shirt, or Rex Brown shirt. For the Pantera sweater click here. For the […]

AXS.com: Judas Priest guitarists talk about Dime and Pantera.

AXS.com did an interview with Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest before their November 7 performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest (FFF Fest) in Austin, Texas. (Entire interview on Soundcloud below). When asked about Pantera, Glenn Tipton said “they were a very innovative band, a great band, a great bunch of guys. I […]

Win a Dimebag Pantera Dean Guitar and Pantera’s ‘Far Beyond Driven’ 20th Anniversary Prize Pack! Brought to you by Dean Guitars & Revolver Magazine.

In commemoration of a legendary artist, legendary band, and 20th Anniversary of a legendary album, Dean Guitars has created the ultimate collector’s piece–The Dimebag Pantera ‘Far Beyond Driven’ ML. This Dean Guitar ML is equipped with a bolt-on maple neck, basswood body, DMT® Design bridge pickup, and a Floyd Rose Special. The Dean ML body […]

The 2014 Golden Gods Awards. The guitar award is named after Dime, Rex Brown is nominated for best bassist.

Make sure you tune into the Golden Gods Awards on Wednesday, April 23! The guitar award is being renamed for Dimebag Darrell. Rex Brown is nominated for the “Paul Gray Best Bassist” Award and is also presenting an award. Amazon.com is streaming the awards. http://amzn.to/1kXT80Q

Seymour Duncan: Talking Tone With Dimebag Darrell’s Tech Grady Champion

Taken from http://www.seymourduncan.com Grady Champion was Dimebag Darrell’s guitar tech for 13 years, and he was by Dime’s side as he found and continued to refine his tone, from Pantera through to Damageplan, across countless gigs on stages all over the world. Towards the end of his life Dime had been using his signature Seymour […]

Vinnie shows us the new Far Beyond Driven Dean and more (video).

Director of artist relations for Dean Guitars and ddrum Josh Maloney has a friendly chat with Vinnie Paul at NAMM 2014 in Anaheim, California. Vinnie talks about his return to NAMM, and shows us the new Far Beyond Driven Dean guitar and more guitars made out of the trees in Darrell’s yard!

REVOLVER Magazine Golden Gods Awards are renaming the Best Guitarist Award for Dimebag Darrell.

REVOLVER Magazine Golden Gods Awards are renaming the Best Guitarist Award for Dimebag Darrell. It will now be known as the Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist Award. Here’s what Vinnie had to say about it: “I am very honored that Revolver is renaming the Best Guitarist Award after Dime! He was and always will be what […]

Dimebag Darrell spoke to Guitar World in May 2002 about the Pantera song he would most like to be remembered for.

“I think the kind of music we play will stand the test of time for however long. But if I had to pick just one, I’d go with the powerful, off-the-cuff statement that is ‘Fucking Hostile.’ “When it came out it definitely set the tone and pace for what we were about. I also think […]