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20 Years Ago: Pantera Releases ‘Far Beyond Driven’

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The groundbreaking and chart-topping metal album was released on March 22, 1994.

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Dimebag Darrell Remembered by Judas Priest’s Rob Halford

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It was nine years ago today that Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot and killed onstage in Columbus, Ohio. His passing left the world of rock devastated. All these years later, we still mourn his tragic death and the hole his passing left in rock music.

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Dimebag Darrell – August 2012 Classic Rock Birthdays

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It was a sad day for fans of heavy metal band Pantera when Darrell Lance Abbott -- aka Dimebag Darrell -- was murdered. The guitarist, who would have turned 46 on Aug. 20, was shot dead while performing onstage in 2004. But

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Zakk Wylde Would Be Honored To Play in Pantera

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Former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde is willing to replace Dimebag Darrell should Pantera reform. In an interview promoting his book, 'Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berzerker's Guide to World Tour Domination,' Wylde was asked the question that has been floating around the metal world for the past few months.

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Phil Anselmo Discusses Possibility of Zakk Wylde Filling In For Dimebag Darrell in a Pantera Reunion

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Philip Anselmo spoke about the possibility of a Pantera reunion with Zakk Wylde filling in for the late great Dimebag Darrell, and... it looks like a lot of counseling is going to be required first.

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Pantera Dean ‘Dimebonics’ Guitar and ‘Vulgar Display of Power’ CD Giveaway

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary reissue of Pantera's classic metal album 'Vulgar Display of Power,' Loudwire and Ultimate Classic Rock are giving you the chance to win a jaw-droppingly cool Dean 'Dimebonics' guitar as well as the new 20th anniversary edition of the record.

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Pantera, ‘Piss’ – Song Review

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Since lost tracks always seem to surface just before a band is ready for a reissue or a "special edition remaster," they're often rightly looked upon with suspicion. But Pantera proves sometimes the reason a song doesn't make an album is that it simply didn't play nicely with the other tracks.

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Ex-Pantera Singer Phil Anselmo Cites Beatles, Kiss as Early Influences

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Fans of former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo may be surprised to hear that the hard-core metal frontman used to rock out to the likes of the Beatles and Peter Frampton.

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