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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... …

Pantera's 'Cowboys From Hell' To Receive Deluxe Reissue Treatment

To celebrate the 20-year anniversary of Cowboys From Hell, Rhino rounds up a three-disc Ultimate Edition, a three-disc Deluxe Edition, and a two-disc Expanded Edition. All three editions include a newly remastered version of the original album along with unreleased and rare live performances from the Cowboys From Hell Tour. The Ultimate and Deluxe Editions will also feature a disc of unreleased... …

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... …

Dimebag Darrell: Reinventing the Squeal

Originally published in Guitar World, January 2010 Dimebag's innovative guitar, amp and pedal creations reflected not only his signature tone but his unique personality as well.   Dimebag's Darrell innovation and imagination was not limited to the fretboard. While he will always be remembered for his precise, incendiary solos, mammoth riffs and over-the-top harmonic squeals and whammy (both... …

Dimebag Darrell Makes His First Guitar World Appearance in the December 1990 Issue

The following story from our December 1990 issue represents the very first time Dimebag Darrell appeared in the pages of Guitar World. In the 14 years that followed, Dime was featured on our cover seven times, participated in countless exclusive features and lessons and churned out his beloved Riffer Madness columns by the dozen. “We look at our music as ball-busting, gut wrenching heavy... …

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