SOUL, HEART, MUSCLE AND PASSION. Below fellow rockers share their memories of of this metal icon. Dimebag Darrell Abbott was shot and killed onstage during a show in Columbus, Ohio. 12-8-04. Dime was a huge Kiss fan and had a tattoo of Ace Frehley on his chest. He was buried in a KissKasket full of Crown Royal along with Eddie Van Halen's bumblebee guitar. FIND OUT MORE HERE ABOUT DIME HERE. Salute his memory today with the Official drink of Pantera that he invented. The Black Tooth Grin..two shots of Seagrams 7, two shots of Crown and a dash of Coke.
Judas Priest's Rob Halford says the late "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott made a strong first impression on him.
Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian says Darrell was not only a great musician but a great man. He explains that Dime was very considerate of others, and always went the extra mile to make sure everyone around him was having a good time.