Dimebag Counters Music Company Report 

(antiMUSIC) Former Pantera and current Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrel issued a statement this week to clear up what he deemed an untruthful report from his former sponsor US Music. 

Dimebag's statement: "Contrary to the press release issued by US Music, in which the way it was worded, came across that I was dropped from their company, which is not the 'TRUTH' at all. The 'TRUTH' is... I left US Music. US Music asked me to renew my contract and I chose not too, for many, many reasons...  I took the Washburn thing as far as it could go, but I needed to move on to get where I want this to be. Dean Guitars is the answer to moving forward. I have always believed in quality and integrity, and with the craftsmanship that is put into a Dean guitar, along with a neck design, that is so comfortable, was the thing I always loved about my original guitar, my blue lightning bolt Dean ML. This is the first time Dean Z and I have gotten an opportunity to work together. It's really awesome to be working with new guitar designs and some really killer new paint jobs, along with a master guitar builder that I have always admired. Wait till you get a load of the Razorback that's headed your way! With the combination of the "Master Builder" and the hot-rodded, Dime-ized version , we have a new line of bad ass Dime Guitars that I'm really excited about! Well Dean B. Zelinsky is back and so am I! Going to Dean is like comin' home for me! I really believe my fans and any guitar players out there will respect the quality and craftsmanship that goes into a Dean guitar as much as I do. Trust me... you can see, hear and feel the difference for yourself. I've also decided to make Krank Amplification my home. When it comes to building a bad ass muscle amp, that you can rely on...Krank is the s***! The first time I plugged in, I knew this was where I'd find my tone and take it to the next level. I am currently playing the Krank Revolution onstage, while we are developing the Dimebag Krankenstein Signature Amp...which is insane! This is my best product ever! I'm very proud of the superior quality of both of these companies. Bottom line...you can judge for yourself!   I want to thank each and every rocker and roller out there who has always stuck by me, believed in me, and supported me through all my decisions. You f***in' rock! 

"Keep rippin'! 


Damageplan is currently on the "Devestation Across The Nation" Tour with Shadows Fall and the Haunted.  Remaining dates are as follows: 

11/21 Chicago, IL - House of Blues 
11/22 Pontiac, MI - Clutch Cargo's 
11/24 Worcester, MA - The Palladium 
11/26 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club 
11/27 Philadelphia, PA - Trocadero
11/28 Pittsburgh, PA - The Rock Club
11/29 New York, NY - Irving Plaza 
12/01 Toronto, ONT - Phoenix Concert Theatre
12/02 Montreal, QUE - Le Spectrum
12/3 Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre 
12/4 Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
12/5 Clifton Park, NY - Northern Lights
12/7 Buffalo, NY - Buffalo Icon
12/8 Columbus, OH - Al Villa Rosa
12/9 Flint, MI - Machine Shop

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