Zakk Wylde used a Guitar World buyer’s guide to help him assemble his Pantera rig

Zakk Wylde
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Last year, Pantera announced they’d be returning to the stage for an extensive tour with the help of Zakk Wylde, who would be responsible for supplying his electric guitar services in place of the late Dimebag Darrell.

Though he would be helped along the way by Dimebag’s guitar tech, Grady Champion – who revealed Wylde would be using some of the Pantera co-founder’s old gear – the Ozzy Osbourne guitarist was forced to dip into the market to buy a pedal he’d never owned before.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.

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