Dimebag Darrell’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 20, 1966

Death Date

December 8, 2004

Age of Death

38 years

Cause of Death




The guitarist Dimebag Darrell died at the age of 38. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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

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



“Make your heart bleed! Put your soul into that damn thing. And try new things.” (Dimebag Darrell)


“Music drives you. It wakes you up, it gets you pumping. And, at the end of the day, the correct tune will chill you down.” (Dimebag Darrell)


“I do some three-part harmonies on ‘Throes of Rejection’ and ‘Hard Lines, Sunken Cheeks,’ but I didn’t go overboard with it.” (Dimebag Darrell)


“Lessons didn’t really work out for me, so I went to the old school, listening to records and learning what I wanted to learn.” (Dimebag Darrell)


“My heroes were Eddie Van Halen – especially after Van Halen I, II, III, and IV – Randy Rhoads, Ace Frehley and dudes like that. My brother played drums and we jammed in the garage and started writing our own stuff.” (Dimebag Darrell)