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Dimebag Remembered on ‘Headbangers Ball’

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott
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The late “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott is the focus of the most recent web-only episode of ‘Headbangers Ball.’ The show includes footage of this year’s Ride for Dime event in Dallas, which took place Aug. 20 on what would have been the guitarist’s 45th birthday.

In the episode, host Jose Mangin talks to Curse Mackey of Dean Guitars and Dimebag’s longtime girlfriend Rita Haney. The show also mixes in videos from Dimebag’s bands Pantera and Damageplan.

Haney, who talked about tensions easing with former Pantera singer Phil Anselmo in another recent interview, discusses Dime’s legacy and how is music has impacted several generations of fans.

We here at Loudwire paid tribute to the legendary guitarist on his birthday with a feature titled 10 Things You Didn’t Know About “Dimebag” Darrell Abbot. Click here to check it out.

The web-only Dimebag episode of ‘Headbangers Ball’ can be seen in its entirety here. Check out the clip with Rita Haney below:

Watch Rita Haney Talk About Dimebag on Headbangers Ball

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