Today is Birthday of Two great musician Metal Hero Dimebag Darrell and Rock Legend Robert Plant. We facemeu entire team would like to say Happy birthday Dimebag.
Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004), also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American guitarist and songwriter best known as a founding member of two bands, Pantera and Damageplan, alongside his brother, Vinnie Paul. He is considered to be one of the driving forces behind groove metal.
Abbott was shot and killed by a gunman while on stage during a performance with Damageplan on December 8, 2004, at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. He ranked No. 92 in Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 Greatest Guitarists and No. 1 in the UK magazine, Metal Hammer.
|Born||Darrell Lance Abbott
August 20, 1966
Ennis, Texas, U.S.
|Died||December 8, 2004 (aged 38)
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
|Cause of death||Multiple gunshot wounds to the head|
|Other names||Diamond Darrell, Dimebag Darrell|
|Genres||Heavy metal, groove metal, thrash metal, southern metal, alternative metal, glam metal, hard rock, southern rock|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, bass, drums|
|Labels||Atco, EastWest, Big Vin, Elektra|
|Associated acts||Pantera, Damageplan, Gasoline, Pumpjack, Anthrax, Rebel Meets Rebel|