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Flashback Video: 18-Year-Old Dimebag Darrell Shreds Onstage in 1984

Flashback Video: 18-Year-Old Dimebag Darrell Shreds Onstage in 1984

The shadowy figure in the video below is none other than an 18-year-old Dimebag Darrell, who can be seen working his way through a nearly seven-minute-long guitar solo with his trusty Dean ML. In the clip, the young Dime makes noticeable references to several key six-string influences, especially Randy Rhoads and Eddie Van Halen, with […]

Listen to Dimebag Darrell’s Isolated Guitar Tracks for Pantera’s “Walk”

Listen to Dimebag Darrell’s Isolated Guitar Tracks for Pantera’s “Walk”

Today, August 20, marks the 48th anniversary of the birth of Pantera’s late, great guitarist Dimebag Darrell. While he was tragically taken too soon, we continue to celebrate his legacy through his epic catalog of work. His rhythm and lead guitar playing were second-to-none, as the following isolated track from Pantera’s 1992 hit “Walk” clearly […]

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Pays Tribute to Dimebag Darrell

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Pays Tribute to Dimebag Darrell

Yesterday would have been the Pantera guitarist’s 48th birthday. Here, his longtime friend remembers him

Rob Halford, Cristina Scabbia, and Morbid Angel’s David Vincent Pick Their Favorite Songs off Pantera’s ‘Cowboys from Hell’

Rob Halford, Cristina Scabbia, and Morbid Angel’s David Vincent Pick Their Favorite Songs off Pantera’s ‘Cowboys from Hell’

Twenty-four years ago on this day, July 24, Pantera released their fifth album, Cowboys from Hell. This landmark album contained now-classic songs such as “Primal Concrete Sledge,” “Cemetery Gates,” “Domination,” “Psycho Holiday,” and the ripping title-track. Here, Rob Halford of Judas Priest, Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil and David Vincent of Morbid Angel talk about […]

Pantera’s Phil Anselmo, Rex Brown, and Vinnie Paul Look Back on the Making of ‘Cowboys from Hell’

Pantera’s Phil Anselmo, Rex Brown, and Vinnie Paul Look Back on the Making of ‘Cowboys from Hell’

Twenty-four years ago on this day, July 24, Pantera released their fifth album, Cowboys from Hell. This landmark album contains now-classic songs such as “Primal Concrete Sledge,” “Cemetery Gates,” “Domination,” “Psycho Holiday,” and the ripping title-track. Revolver looks back on the making-of the album in the feature story below, that originally ran in our 2012 […]

Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengence Win Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist Award at Golden Gods; Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Accepts Album of the Year Award — Video

This past Wednesday night, April 23, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Zakk Wylde and Ace Frehley presented the first-ever Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist Award. The nominees included Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains, Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath, John Petrucci of Dream Theater, Zoltan Bathory & Jason Hook of Five Finger Death Punch, […]

Zakk Wylde Pays Tribute to 10 Years of Hard-Rock and Metal Fallen Heroes at Revolver Golden Gods — Video

Yesterday, April 23, Zakk Wylde performed the Black Label Society song “In this River” in accompaniment to a video montage paying tribute to the hard-rock and metal fallen heroes we lost over the decade since Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell’s death. Watch the performance below and let us know what you think in the comments.

Jammit Hosts Pantera “Drag the Waters” Video Contest for Guitarists

Jammit Hosts Pantera “Drag the Waters” Video Contest for Guitarists

Jammit has announced a new Pantera video contest, Jammit Play Off with Pantera. Musicians from around the world are invited to make a video of themselves playing along with Pantera’s “Drag the Waters” to be eligible to win thousands of dollars in prizes. Prizes include a Dean Dimebag “Wanted” ML Guitar, a Sabian 22-inch HH […]

Pantera’s Final Three Albums to See Vinyl Reissues

Pantera’s Final Three Albums to See Vinyl Reissues

Good news for all you vinyl-loving metal heads out there. It was announced yesterday that, at long last, Pantera’s final three albums — The Great Southern Trendkill, Official Live: 101 Proof and Reinventing The Steel — will be reissued on vinyl. The news comes just two months after the release of the 20th anniversary deluxe […]

Pantera’s ‘Walk’ EP Now Available Digitally

Pantera’s ‘Walk’ EP Now Available Digitally

For the first time (outside of eBay), Pantera’s Walk EP is now available in the U.S. The six-song EP is available through all major digital retail outlet, and you can pick it up on iTunes here. First released in Japan in 1993, the Walk EP features new mixes of “Walk,” “Fucking Hostile” and “By Demons […]