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Pantera 'Disgusted' By Rocker's Dimebag Grave Stunt

The members of heavy rockers Pantera are working with the authorities in Texas after learning the grave of their late guitarist 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott was vandalised recently.Former Nuclear Hellfrost rocker Reece Eber has claimed responsibility...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Dimebag On 10th Anniversary Of His Death

Judas Priest star Rob Halford, Zakk Wylde and Jerry Cantrell have joined former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo in remembering guitar great 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott on the 10th anniversary of his death.The rocker was shot and...

Pantera Drummer Rules Out Reunion

Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott has ruled out the possibility of reuniting the band following the death of his guitarist brother Darrell Abbott.Abbott insists fans pushing for the band to enlist another guitarist to replace...

Cirque Du Soleil Accident Isn't The First On-stage Tragedy

Cirque Du Soleil's performance of "Ka" was cut short on Saturday (29th June 2013) following the death of one of the troop's performers Sarah Guyard-Guillot. The 31-year-old performer seems to have slipped from her harness,...

Iron Maiden Win At Kerrang! Awards

Iron Maiden received the Inspiration award at the Kerrang! Awards last night (13.06.13).The heavy metal band - made up of Steve Harris, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson, Nicko McBrain and Janick Gers- picked up...

Rock Legends Honoured At 20th Kerrang! Awards

Rock legends Iron Maiden, Slayer, Pantera and Queen were feted at this year's (13) Kerrang! Awards in London on Thursday (13Jun13).Iron Maiden picked up the Inspiration Award for their pioneering role in the New Wave...

Lily Allen's Heavy Metal Birth

Lily Allen is going to give birth to heavy metal music.The pop star is in the final stages of her pregnancy and is preparing for the arrival of her second child with her husband Sam...

Lamb Of God's Randy Blythe Remains In Prison As Support Grows

Lamb Of God front man Randy Blythe is still in custody in a prison in Prague over the death of a fan, as luminaries from the world of metal rush to support him on Twitter....

Rammstein Win Best Live Band At Golden Gods

Rammstein won Best Live Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards last night (11.06.12). The German metal group beat off competition from Iron Maiden, Metallica, Skindred and Watain to take home the accolade, while...

Heavy Rock Heavyweights Pay Tribute To Abbott At Dimebag Bash

System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian, Tom Morello and Disturbed star David Draiman were among the rockers who paid tribute to late Pantera guitarist Darrell 'DIMEBAG' ABBOTT at a marathon party in Hollywood on...

Cooper Exposes Metallica As Fellow Golf Fans

Golf-loving Alice Cooper has outed fellow rockers Metallica and Pantera as big fans of the game.The School's Out hitmaker is one of the world's best and most unlikely celebrity golfers and he insists the sport...

Slipknot Singer Coming To Terms With Bassist's Death

Slipknot singer Corey Taylor has spoken about dealing with the death of the band's bassist Paul Grey.The vocalist tries to keep as positive as possible, and said Paul - who died of a drugs overdose...

Slipknot Singer Coming To Terms With Bassists Death

Slipknot singer Corey Taylor has spoken about dealing with the death of the band's bassist Paul Grey.The vocalist tries to keep as positive as possible, and said Paul - who died of a drugs overdose...

Heavy Rocker Vinnie Paul Turns Up The Heat With Cookbook

Former PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN rocker VINNIE PAUL has written a new cookbook.The heavy metal drummer will share his favourite recipes with fans in Drumming Up An Appetite With Vinnie Paul. The proud Texan boasts the...

Former Manager Dismisses Pantera Reunion

The former manager of disbanded rockers PANTERA has dismissed rumours bandmates VINNIE PAUL ABBOTT and PHIL ANSELMO will end their decade-long feud and reunite.The band broke up in 2003 after the departure of lead vocalist...

Rock Magazine Pays Tribute To Dimebag

Bosses at heavy rock magazine Revolver have marked the fifth anniversary of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN star DARREL 'DIMEBAG' ABBOTT's death with a tribute issue.The guitarist was gunned down and killed during a concert in Ohio...

Metallica Appeal For Missing Fan

METALLICA have appealed to the public for help finding a fan who has been missing since their concert in Virginia on Saturday (17Oct09).Morgan Dana Harrington was attending the band's show at the John Paul Jones...

Rocker Brown Struggling With Pancreatitis

Former PANTERA star REX BROWN is to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed.The bassist, who currently plays with heavy rockers Down, will also have polyps on his pancreas lasered off during the surgical procedure,...

Pantera Bassist Brown Struggles To Accept Dimebag's Fate

Ex-PANTERA rocker REX BROWN misses his slain bandmate 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT so much, he sometimes finds himself in a "really hateful" state of mind. The bassist, who now plays in Down, admits he still struggles...

Pantera Fight Webmaster Over Website

The surviving members of rockers PANTERA are being sued by their former webmaster over the right to use the domain name Pantera.com. The website was the band's official one until 2003 when they switched it...

Dimebag Honoured

Late rocker 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT is to be honoured with a star on Hard Rock Cafe's Walk of Fame in Dallas, Texas. The former PANTERA star was gunned down while on stage with his band...

Rockers Show Off Their Poker Faces

ZZ TOP star DUSTY HILL, GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA and KISS guitarist ACE FREHLEY are among the celebrities who will literally play the world's poker kings at their own game in Las Vegas on Thursday (01NOV06)....

Tweedy Punches Stage Invader Mid-gig

WILCO frontman JEFF TWEEDY was forced to punch a fan who stormed the stage during a Springfield, Missouri gig on Monday (16OCT06) night. The THEOLOGIANS star was half an hour into the band's set at...

Nugent: 'Pantera Cover Lacks Balls'

Rocker TED NUGENT has poured scorn on PANTERA's cover of his 1977 hit CAT SCRATCH FEVER - branding it "exceedingly white". The guitarist was so furious, he posted the rant on his official website, criticising...

Abbott 'Not Killed Because Of Pantera Split'

Rocker 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT was not killed because he split with his former band PANTERA, according to American police. The guitarist was shot dead while performing onstage at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus,...

Kiss Coffin Donated To Pantera Guitarist

KISS rocker GENE SIMMONS sent a coffin which was made especially for him, to the family of ex-PANTERA guitarist DARRELL 'DIMEBAG' ABBOT, after he was killed on stage during a concert last year (2004)....

Anthrax Rocker Overcome With Emotion At Dimebag Brother's Return

ANTHRAX rocker SCOTT IAN has described the moment DAMAGEPLAN drummer VINCE PAUL returned to live performance for the first time since the murder of his brother as his "most emotional" onstage experience. Anthrax, DISTURBED,...

Dimebag Estate To Be Shared By Family

Former PANTERA guitarist 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT's estate will be shared between his drummer brother VINNIE PAUL and his songwriter father JERRY ABBOTT. The rocker was killed when a deranged gunman stormed onstage during a...

Audience Member Tells Of Damageplan Gig Horror

LATEST: More horrific details have emerged of the moment ex-PANTERA guitarist 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT was shot dead onstage in Columbus, Ohio, earlier this month (08DEC04). Local DJ SCOOP RICHARDS was in the audience at...

Anselmo Accepts Funeral Ban

PHIL ANSELMO was banned from attending the funeral of his former PANTERA bandmate 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT, but he completely accepts it. Stars present at the memorial service last Tuesday (14DEC04) included former ALICE IN...

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