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Watch an 18-Year-Old Dimebag Darrell Shred in 1984

The shadowy figure in the video below is none other than an 18-year-old Dimebag (aka Diamond) Darrell, who can be seen working his way through a nearly seven-minute-long guitar solo with his trusty Dean ML.In the clip, the young Dime makes noticeable references to several key six-string influences, especially Randy Rhoads and Eddie Van Halen, with a touch of Yngwie Malmsteen thrown in (and... …

Vinnie Paul Recalls His Last Words to Dimebag Darrell Before He Was Murdered

Vinnie Paul recalls his last words to his brother, Dimebag Darrell, before he was murdered onstage, 12 years ago yesterday, December 8, as they performed with their band, Damageplan.“The last thing that really matters to me is the last thing we said to each other before we went on stage,” Paul said in an archival interview on TeamRock.com. “We were warming up on the side of the stage like we... …

Hellyeah Use Lost Dimebag Darrell Guitar Solo on New Phil Collins Cover

When heavy metal supergroup Hellyeah were looking for a song to cover for their new album, Unden!able, guitarist Christian Brady suggested Phil Collins’ 1982 hit "I Don't Care Anymore.” It suddenly struck drummer Vinnie Paul that he and his brother, the late Dimebag Darrell, recorded that song with their post-Pantera band, Damageplan, more than a decade ago. However, their version never saw the... …

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