dimebag darrell

Philip H. Anselmo Writes A Touching Tribute To Dimebag Darrell!

As it is the tenth anniversary of Dimebag Darrell‘s tragic passing, metal heads everywhere today are raising drinks and their horns high to the pink beard in the sky, and blasting Pantera to the heavens! We shared a few of our living legend’s stories and favorite memories of Dime earlier in his honor, and now we have a powerful tribute

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Remembering Dimebag Darrell Ten Years Later!

On December 8th, 2004, the great Dimebag Darrell was taken from this planet on a night that no metal head will ever forget. Even though it’s now been ten years since that unbelievably tragic day, his legacy is as strong as ever. Whether it was in his years with Pantera, Damageplan, or any of his side projects, Dimebag Darrell left

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BIRTHDAY ROUNDUP

Today’s blog features the heavy weights of metal who are celebrating birthdays. Without any further ado drum roll please:  ROB HALFORD The Metal God is 63 years young today (August 25th). Judas Priest, who have just released their seventeenth album, Redeemer of Souls are planning to tour this fall in support of the new album. GENE SIMMONS The God of

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WORKAHOLICS TEACHES KIDS ABOUT PANTERA’S DIMEBAG DARRELL!

Workaholics showed some love to Pantera this past Wednesday night and it was awesome! As you can see in the clip below, Blake is trying to teach kids about Dimebag Darrell, and the kids have no idea who he is talking about. He basically has the same reaction that we all would, and it’s pretty awesome to watch. Workaholics airs

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PHIL ANSELMO ON WHY DIMEBAG DARRELL WAS THE GREATEST!

Today marks what would have been Dimebag Darrell’s 47th birthday. The icon’s life was horribly taken from him back in 2004, but his legacy lives on through his timeless music for generations and generations. In the metal world, we like to argue on our favorite albums, songs, vocalists, drummers, etc, but Dimebag Darrell being the greatest metal guitar player ever

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CHECK OUT THE DIMEBAG DARRELL WAX FIGURE!

Over the weekend a wax figure of the late and great Dimebag Darrell was unveiled at the Rock Legend Wax Museum in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada! Personally, wax figures freak me the fuck out, but anything to keep Dime’s memory alive is okay in my book! Plus, it looks pretty badass! Here’s what Mandy de Vere, the person behind Dime’s

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PANTERA – POWER METAL – FROM THE VAULT

    This past weekend I was watching the Behind The Music Remastered on Pantera on VH1 Classic and had forgotten all about Pantera’s early “glam” days as had been stated in the show. Since I wasn’t really much of a Pantera fan back then, I figured let’s take a trip today back to 1988 to the first Pantera album with

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THINNING THE HERD’S “NEVER WANTED” VIDEO DEBUTS

Photo credit: Vitaliy Sholokhov. NYC stoner rockers Thinning The Herd have released to video for “Never Wanted,” the first track from their upcoming album Freedom From The Known. The video features, among other things, “drug innuendo, psychedelic booty dancing, a swirling drummer, tripped out ’90s-type digital effects, Orange stacks, [and] the Buddha” (The Obelisk). There’s, ahem, a whole hell of

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TONY IOMMI RANKED #1 TOP METAL GUITARIST OF ALL TIME BY GIBSON.COM

Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi has been ranked the #1 Top Metal Guitarist of all time by Gibson.com. Gibson ranked their top 10 Metal guitarists by those who they feel have both fantastic soloing and technical percussion and continue to influence future generations to come.  The Top 10 are as follows:

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BIRTHDAY ROUNDUP

Today’s blog features the heavy weights of metal who are celebrating birthdays. Without any further ado drum roll please:  ROB HALFORD The Metal God is