23 August 2015 ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20 1966 – December 8 2004) |By Rebecca|0 Comment|Blog, News, Rebecca Collins Blog 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. On December 8, 2004, Abbott was shot onstage while performing with Damageplan at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. Moments into the band’s set, 25-year-old former marine, Nathan Gale, shot Abbott three times in the head, killing him instantly. Having fired a total of fifteen shots, Gale killed a total of four people while wounding seven others. |Damageplan, dimebag darrell, Midlands Metalheads Radio, Pantera BUTCHER BABIES – ‘Take It Like A Man’ out now! “Ladies First” – The Lost Art with The Progmeister 23rd Aug 2015 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.