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Pantera Discography

Though not achieving widespread fame and acknowledgement until the release of 1990's Cowboys From Hell, Texas-based heavy metal icons Pantera had been recording artists since the release of Metal Magic in 1983.Writing metal anthems over the years such as "Walk" and "5 Minutes Alone", the band always had equally aggressive album covers to match (well... maybe not so much in the glam years).Below... …

Walter O'Brien: Strength Beyond Strength

Originally published in Guitar World, January 2010 Pantera manager Walter O’Brien saw everything that happened onstage and off—and lived to tell the tales, including the story of the drama and drugs that led to the group’s demise.   Few people in the music industry worked with Dimebag Darrell and Pantera as closely, and for as long, as Walter O’Brien. As the president of Concrete Management, O... …

Jerry Abbott: Father Dime

Originally published in Guitar World, January 2010 Five years after Dimebag Darrell’s death, Jerry Abbott, the legendary axman’s father, opens up about his son’s childhood, his early passion for the guitar and his life as “one hell of a dude.”   Dimebag Darrell Abbott's death on December 8, 2004, was one of music’s most shocking and saddening losses. In one tragic moment, his life was taken as... …