Young Pantera fan gifted Dean Dimebag Darrell ML from anonymous music store customer

Fallon, a young guitar player, holds a Dean Dimebag Darrell ML that was gifted to him by an anonymous stranger
(Image credit: J.B. Hart Music Co., Inc./Facebook)

We all remember where and how we got our first favorite guitar. Many people receive it as a gift from family, or save up to buy it for themselves.

For Fallon, a young guitarist from Colorado, the guitar of his dreams – a Dean Dimebag Darrell ML – came courtesy of the generosity of a complete stranger. 

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.