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Pantera ‘Vulgar Display of Power’ Deluxe CD + Dean ‘Dimebonics’ Guitar Giveaway

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If you just fainted at the sight of this insanely awesome Dimebag Darrell 'Dimebonics' guitar, compose yourself and get ready to pass out once again -- because we at Loudwire, along with our brother site Ultimate Classic Rock, are giving away one of these beauties to a lucky reader.

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Previously Unreleased Dimebag Darrell Song ‘Twisted’ Helps Launch New Tribute Skateboard

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott
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Just a week after the unreleased Pantera song 'Piss' hit radio stations, another unheard piece of the late Dimebag Darrell's legacy arrives in the form of 'Twisted' -- a song the legendary guitarist wrote and recorded that is helping to launch a new line of Dimebag Darrell tribute skateboards.

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Vinnie Paul: If a Pantera Reunion Happened, Zakk Wylde Would Fill Dimebag’s Spot

Vinnie Paul / Zakk Wylde
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Hellyeah / ex-Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul recently spoke about a hypothetical Pantera reunion during an interview with radio station 97.1 The Eagle Rocks. During the discussion, Paul revealed that if a Pantera reunion were to happen, his first and only choice to fill in for his late brother "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott would be Black Label Society shredder Zakk Wylde.

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Ride for Dime Motorcycle Run to Benefit Kids Charity of Tampa Bay

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The Ride for Dime Motorcycle Run set for March 31 will not only honor the late, great Dimebag Darrell Abbott of Pantera fame. It will benefit Kids Charity of Tampa Bay, a nonprofit that serves abused, abandoned and neglected kids in the Tampa Bay area. The Ride for Dime events take place nationally and benefit local children's charities and this marks the inaugural Ride for Dime in Florida. The rides make sure that Dime's memory lives on and also help those in need.

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All-Star Lineup Rocks 2011 Dimebash

Dimebag Darrell Abbott
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DimeBash went off without a hitch last night (Dec. 14) at the Key Club in West Hollywood, Calif. Presented by 'That Metal Show' hosts Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, the event boasted some of metal's most legendary musicians paying tribute to the late Pantera / Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott.

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System of a Down, Alice in Chains, Slipknot, Anthrax Members + More to Rock DimeBash

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The lineup for the second annual DimeBash has been announced. The show is a tribute to the late, great guitarist Dimebag Darrell Abbott, who tragically was gunned down seven years ago today, Dec. 8, in Ohio while doing what he loved most: playing guitar. He was performing with his post-Pantera band Damageplan when a disturbed fan opened fire at close range and shot him.

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Rob Halford: ‘I Cried My Eyes Out’ When I Learned of Dimebag’s Death

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As the accomplishments of Pantera/Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott have continued to live triumphantly through this seventh anniversary of his passing, metal's biggest names have come out to show their respect and admiration for Dimebag. Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford recently spoke with Revolver about his friendship with the legendary guitarist.

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Zakk Wylde Remembers Dimebag Darrell

Zakk Wylde
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Today (Dec. 8 ) marks seven years since the tragic death of Dimebag Darrell and three other victims at a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio. Guitarist Zakk Wylde recently talked to Revolver about what Dimebag meant to the metal community as well as the legacy he leaves behind.

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Second Annual ‘DimeBash’ Tribute to Dimebag Darrell Set for December 14

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Icons of the metal community will gather at the Key Club in West Hollywood, Calif., on Dec. 14 for the second annual DimeBash. The event will honor the late Pantera guitar hero Dimebag Darrell.

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Phil Anselmo Says He Could Have Been Killed Instead of Dimebag

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In a lengthy interview with High Times, the always candid Phil Anselmo made some huge (and f-bomb laden) statements about his former bandmates. Video from that interview has now surfaced.

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