Dimebag Darrell


Birthday August 20, 1966

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Arlington, TX

DEATH DATE Dec 8, 2004 (38)

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Pantera and Damageplan guitarist who influenced the sound of groove metal and who was murdered by a deranged fan.

Before Fame

He won guitar competitions when he was young; he once won a Dean ML. He began playing when he was thirteen.


Rolling Stone ranked Darrell #92 on its list of 100 Greatest Guitarists.

Family Life

He was married to Rita Sue Haney, whom he met when he was in third grade.

Associated With

His father was Jerry Abbott.

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