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Vinnie Paul on Hellyeah: The Only Pressure Is Not To Let Myself or Dimebag Down

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Micah Gummel

Legendary Pantera / Damageplan / Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul has carved out a remarkable career since forming Pantera in 1981. Paul will add yet another album to his resume when Hellyeah release 'Blood for Blood' on June 10, but as evidenced in a new interview, the drummer is only feeling pressure from two sources: himself and his late brother 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott.

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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]

Phil Anselmo
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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. Zakk Wylde – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Quarterfinals

'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott vs. Zakk Wylde
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Pantera's 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott was paired with Korn's Brian 'Head' Welch in Round 2 after both guitarists scored victories in our competition's first round. During this pairing, however, even Head himself campaigned for a Dimebag victory, which was achieved

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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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