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New Dimebag Darrell Guitar Includes Inlay From Oak Tree in Late Guitarist’s Backyard

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott
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Bravo, Dean Guitars. You've just created one of the coolest custom axes we've ever seen! The new guitar is the Dimebag Darrell Signature ROOTS ML.

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Sevendust Headline 2013 ‘Ride for Dime’ Event in Nashville

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One of the most beloved musicians ever in the history of metal is the late Dimebag Darrell Abbott, so it's no wonder that rockers rally whenever his name is attached to an event. Sevendust have signed on to headline the 2013 'Ride for Dime' event taking place Oct. 5 in Nashville, Tenn.

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Philip Anselmo on Why Dimebag Darrell Was the ‘Greatest Metal Guitarist’ [Exclusive Video]

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Philip Anselmo tells Loudwire why Dimebag Darrell was the greatest metal guitarist.

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‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott Wins Loudwire’s Greatest Metal Guitarist Tournament

Dimebag Darrell Greatest Metal Guitarist Champion
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In a competition that started out with 32 of metal's finest axe-slingers and shredders, and featured well over a million votes, late Pantera legend 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott has emerged victorious in Loudwire's Greatest Metal Guitarist tournament.

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Ride For Dime 2013 Texas Charity Event Scheduled in Honor of ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott

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For music fans looking for a good cause to get behind, the annual ‘Ride for Dime’ event is just around the corner scheduled for Aug. 16 and 17 in Texas. With events scheduled in both Fort Worth and Dallas, friends, fans and family members will all join forces to remember Pantera guitarist “Dimebag" Darrell Abbott with a motorcycle ride followed by two nights of great music.

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Adam Jones vs. ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Final Round

Adam Jones vs. 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott
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It's finally here! After starting with 32 guitarists nearly a month ago, we're down to just two in our Greatest Metal Guitarist final round!

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‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott vs. John Petrucci – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Semifinals

'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott vs. John Petrucci
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Late Pantera guitarist 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott claims yet another victory in our Greatest Metal Guitarist competition over one of his best friends, Zakk Wylde. Dime has been an early favorite since the beginning, defeating Dillinger Escape Plan shredder Ben Weinman and Korn's Brian 'Head' Welch before moving on against Wylde. The crunch-master moves on to the Semifinals.

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‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott vs. Brian ‘Head’ Welch – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 2

'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott / Brian 'Head' Welch
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Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman may shred faster than a supercomputer, but the axeman crashed after going head-to-head with 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott. The memory and legacy of Pantera's master shredder re

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‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott vs. Ben Weinman – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 1

Dimebag Darrell Abbott vs. Ben Weinman
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Here's an interesting matchup. We've got two of modern metal's most innovative axe-slingers. Pantera's 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott created groove-laden thrash riffs which haven't aged a day since his band took over the world with classic albums such as 'Cowboys From Hell' and 'Vulgar Display of Power.' The crunch of Dime's guitar mixed with his fluid shredding surely makes him one of metal's greatest guitarists, and his legacy continues to grow after his tragic death.

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Drummer Vinnie Paul on Pantera Reunion: ‘It’s Never Gonna Happen’

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Despite the tragic death of shredder 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott and the hostility held between certain members of the great Pantera, there has been rumblings of a possible reunion of the band for the past few years. Pantera / Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul hasn't been one to pioneer any sort of reunion, and while paying tribute to late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman along with his late brother Dimebag, the drummer addressed the Pantera situation with a simple bat-away.

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