Friday's Guitar Hero: Dimebag Darrell


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Our regular weekly feature in which we'll share our pick of the guitar wonders You Tube has to offer. This week: Dimebag Darrell

When all's said an done, Dimebag Darrell was a phenomenally good metal guitarist and although the tragic nature of his passing has catapulted him into the realm of a deity, he remains an influence throughout the genre.

Here's a fiery - literally! - clip of Pantera crashing through the anthemic Cowboys From Hell, with Dime resplendent with his trademark Dean ML.

Simon Bradley is a guitar and especially rock guitar expert who worked for Total Guitar magazine and has in the past contributed to world-leading music and guitar titles like MusicRadar (obviously), Guitarist, Guitar World and Louder. What he doesn't know about Brian May's playing and, especially, the Red Special, isn't worth knowing.