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All-Star Lineup Rocks 2011 Dimebash

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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

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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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Geezer Butler, Rita Haney Among Honorees at Ronnie James Dio Gala

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Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler and Dimebag Darrell's longtime love Rita Haney are among the honorees for the first annual Ronnie James Dio's Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Awards Gala.

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Phil Anselmo: Pantera Reunion Would Have Happened If Dimebag Was Still Alive

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In a new video interview, singer Phil Anselmo says he thinks a Pantera reunion would have definitely happened if late guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott was still alive. Anselmo also calls out Dimebag's brother, drummer Vinnie Paul, insisting "that motherf---er is so f---ing terrified of me."

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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.

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Dimebag Girlfriend Rita Haney Closer to Forgiving Phil Anselmo

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In a recent interview with RockMyMonkey TV, ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott’s longtime girlfriend Rita Haney commented on her recent contact with former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo and her openness to forgive him after the longstanding rift between Anselmo and the Abbott camp, primarily centered around the demise of Pantera.

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