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"Rebel Meets Rebel" Adds To Dimebag Darrel's Legacy

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Launch Radio Networks reports: In stores [since Tuesday, May 2] is "Rebel Meets Rebel", an album featuring the last completed recordings by slain PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. The disc was recorded over a four-year period by Abbott, his brother and drummer Vinnie Paul, PANTERA bassist Rex Brown and country singer David Allan Coe. Vinnie Paul told Launch that the CD is a tribute to his late brother's talents. "It was a cool record, you know," he said. "It was just something that was really cool and something that's gonna add to Dime's incredible legacy that he already has. It's got some of the most stellar guitar work he's ever done in his entire life on there, and it was a fun record to make and it makes me feel like I'm still workin'with him right now. It's just one more thing that he did that's amazing, you know."

Source: Blackmetal.com

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1. Kale writes:

Country singer david allen coe? HAHAHA NICE!!

that's the sh**.
I'm not the biggest dimebag fan but this is definately worth checking out.

# May 14, 2006 @ 12:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. SlayerRulz writes:

I couldn't tell you what I hate more, rap or country, but this disc is freakin bad ass. Especially the first 6 songs. I have a few "metal" friends who like that "outlaw country" and this disc might make me check some of that out. This stuff sounds a lot like toned down Pantera with a different singer and Pantera fans should give it a listen and make their own decision. Granted, one song sounds like the Stars fight song (Dallas residents will know what I mean) and one of the solos has a bit of "good friends and a bottle of pills", but the disc as a whole is one hell of a treat and something very different. I agree that it adds to Dime's legacy. Just give it a spin before you bash it. It's a hoot and a hollar.

# May 14, 2006 @ 2:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. metal 2 death writes:

r.i.p.

# May 14, 2006 @ 11:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. KAYE writes:

best band there ever was and ever will be! R.I.P

# May 14, 2006 @ 2:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. frAek writes:

i'm definitley checking this sh** out

# May 14, 2006 @ 3:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. metalmayhem writes:

dime absolutely lets it rip on this disc......enough said

# May 14, 2006 @ 5:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. relentless austin writes:

not a big country fan, but this album is really unique. it's like a whole new genre.
dime, vinnie & rex show a different side, but keep it heavy as always.
everybody needs to check it out!!!

# May 14, 2006 @ 8:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. metalhead644 writes:

Country isnt really my thing, but David Allen Coe is the man. Only country I have on my computer is him. Cant wait to hear this cd...

# May 14, 2006 @ 9:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. no one writes:

dude, this album is interesting and it's mind blowing. the combonation of metal and country is just insane but only dime and coe could pull it off man. so yeah, do check this out

# May 14, 2006 @ 11:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. dominate writes:

this is one cd that a true Pantera/ Dimebag fan should check out.
R.I.P. DIME
Taken with the FLOODS.

# May 15, 2006 @ 7:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. chaosphere187 writes:

nobody can shred like dime,he will be one of the most remembered guitar player in my book.... If your a real fan of pantera you would never ever believe the hype that the fact phil hated everyone in pantera sure when your in a band sometimes your band members (and brothers) get on your a$$ about stuff but hey you forgive and forget . time heals all wounds and i believe that rex vinnie and phil will talk again in due time i mean who knows what will happen in the next year...I don't think that they will leave us pantera fans high and dry no matter how much we wait we will still be fans always to the day we die and beyond
R.I.P Dimebag
We'll see ya soon....

# May 16, 2006 @ 1:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. psythe writes:

well said

# May 16, 2006 @ 6:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. relentless austin writes:

if dime wasn't killed, i would agree, and i hope that you're right.
however, after the way everything went down, i don't see vinnie or rita ever accepting phil again. granted, there was some hype and some he said she said sh**, but phil is in denial about how he acted, and all the things he said.
i was very dissapointed to see the way phil played down everything on behind the music. vinnie said he has the audio tapes from interviews where phil said dime deserved to be severly beaten, and everyone that's been to a superjoint show has heard the same sh** from phil.
until he can be a man and fess up to what he did, and that his words could have had an influence on nathan gale's perception of who to blame for pantera's breakup, the wounds i don't think can even begin to heal.
we can only hope at this point that they will mend their friendships.
r.i.p. brother dime.
rebel meets rebel kicks f***ing ass!!!

# May 16, 2006 @ 2:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. metal+country+southern=kick ass writes:

rebel meets rebel is a great album incredible guitars and DAC fits right in anyone who likes pantera needs to hear this album

# May 18, 2006 @ 12:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. psythe writes:

relentless austin - well said to you, too.

# May 18, 2006 @ 5:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. ole hoss writes:

the cd is great but dac sucks live he sings none of his old songs and all he talks about how he was on tour with fagot a$$ kid rock and he was even covering a pop star uncle cracker. i lost a lot of respect that was what i didnt expect. and there aint no body can do the c***ry scene like the whole williams family and folk like waylon jenings,wayne hancock,cash,and all the highway men and coe but only when he was a real outlaw

# May 18, 2006 @ 12:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. KORNFAN writes:

i think i've found my favorite style of metal since i listened to walk by pantera (southern metal) can anyone give me the names of some more texas metal bands that are similar

# May 18, 2006 @ 2:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. sever writes:

hey KORNFAN you want more texas metal here is some DROWNING POOL, MOTOGRATER, EYEHATEGOD and CROWBAR.

# May 29, 2006 @ 3:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. JKurt writes:

These album sounds very interesting, Darell Abbott is a God, I like David Allen Coe, so I'll have to check it out. I never really started to listen to Pantera untill after Dimebag was killed. I now regret not getting into them and not seeing them live. GOD D*MN He could crank !!!!! R.I.P. Dimebag

# May 30, 2006 @ 3:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. rulin kmadd writes:

"And i will be thankful with this bottle in my hand!"
"Jack Daniels if you please."
David Allan Coe is a living legend.

# May 30, 2006 @ 6:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. rulin kmadd writes:

Eyehategod and Crowbar are from Louisianna.

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