Just a week after the unreleased Pantera song ‘Piss’ hit radio stations, another unheard piece of the late Dimebag Darrell‘s legacy arrives in the form of ‘Twisted’ — a song the legendary guitarist wrote and recorded that is helping to launch a new line of Dimebag Darrell tribute skateboards.
Pro skater Mike Vallely’s Elephant Brand Skateboards company has joined forces with Dimebag Hardware — owned by Dime’s girlfriend Rita Haney — to release a line of skateboards honoring the late guitarist’s memory. The board itself is a throwback, ’80s style deck that features and image of Dime shredding surrounded by green lightning. Despite its collectible nature — this is no souvenir skateboard, “This is a skateboard meant to be skated—something that Dime did and loved,” says Vallely.
To help launch the line, an unreleased song that was written and performed in its entirety by Dimebag (yes, even vocals) is being released as well — Haney selected the song ‘Twisted’ from the archives for the job. “This little ditty is one Dime created after we moved into the hut in DWG, Texas,” explains Haney. “It was just before his 30th birthday in July of ’96 – hence the line, ‘I lived the lives of a million men / Yet I ain’t even 30 years old.’”
‘Twisted’ is available on CDBaby and iTunes and can be heard in the skateboard’s soundtrack video below. You can find out more background on ‘Twisted’ as well as order the new tribute skateboard at Dimebag Hardware’s official website.
We here at BAH Magazine we asked to get the word out about one of our favorite bands Alter Bridge and the single "My Champion", we were ready and willing to help! Our review of the album can been seen here: http://www.bahmagz.com/2016/10/album-review-alter-bridge-last-hero-4.html but I wanted the fans to let the world know what the song and Alter Bridge means to them and they have shared some amazing stories in tribute to "My Champion" please enjoy!
James Schmid from Waterloo, Ontorio. Alter Bridge provides everything you'd expect from a rock radio hit, while also giving die hard AB fans everything they expect from their beloved band with My Champion.
The song opens with a guitar riff reminiscent of Def Leppards "Photograph" before hitting you square in the face with a "heavy for radio" sound that remains catchy without disappointing their "we like it fast and hard" fans. Their fan base, and music ranges in such a wide spectrum, it…
Cane Hill brought their Louisiana industrial sound to the
Chameleon Club in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on March 11th of 2017. It
was a Saturday night which meant the people of PA were ready to party! There is
always a party following this band. Their energetic sound ignites something in
people. As they took the stage as the opener of the “Let’s Get
Abducted Tour” the crowd was anxious. They played multiple songs from their
2016 summer released album “Smile” and to the bands surprise most of the folks
watching them were mouthing the words. As they recently got back from touring
overseas it has come to their attention that they are steadily gaining
popularity. The link below allows you to find where they will be next along
with album and merchandise purchasing info. Look out world, Cane Hill is coming
for you. http://wearecanehill.com/
With three more
weeks to go until ALTER BRIDGE's
long awaited album Live at the O2 Arena +
Rarities (out on September 8th worldwide via Napalm Records)
will finally be released, the band has released another live track from the
upcoming 3-disc collection. The live version of one of the band’s most popular
tracks, “Metalingus,” is available below. Fans who pre-order the digital version of the
album will receive an instant download of the track as well. The digital
version is available here: http://smarturl.it/LiveAtTheO2.
version of the song "Metalingus" was originally recorded for ALTER BRIDGE's debut album One Day Remains. The song reached a
whole new audience when it was selected as the official entrance theme of WWE
superstar Edge back in 2004! Those years following, would have the song played
weekly on television right up until the day he retired in 2011 and is still
used every time he returns even until today. Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities is avai…