Pantera Discussion with Chad Lee – Ep154


In the early 1980’s a pair of Texas brothers decided to form a band. 30+ years later, they are heavy metal legends. Pantera’s rise to the top of the thrash heap happened despite a lack of heavy radio airplay and media hype. Their ascent was due to the power of grassroots word-of-mouth brought on by a legion of loyal fans that are still as fanatical about the band as they were at the end of their run in 2003. Today, we talk to a fan of the band that wound up in the inner-circle.

ep154-artThis week, Chris and Aaron are joined by rock photographer Chad Lee to discuss all-things-Pantera. Chad is not only a talented photographer but was a personal friend of “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott. He organizes the Nashville chapter of Ride for Dime. With the Nashville event coming up on September 27th, Chad sat down to discuss Pantera and Darrell’s legacy, their material, and other entertaining stories about the “Cowboys from Hell.”
Ride For Dime Inc, a 501 (c) 3, charitable organization, honors the lives of guitar hero and friend, “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, Jeff Thompson, Nathan Bray, and Erin Halk. Ride for Dime has proudly given back to charities that were of interest to Darrell during his life as well as charities he would have been proud to be a part of, like IAVA. In 2010, they started planning and began raising funds for their own “Ride for Dime Scholarship Fund” and are well on their way with the addition of new chapters.
We encourage all of our local listeners to purchase a ticket to the upcoming event and hang out with us! Ticket purchase includes entry into a raffle for autographed guitars from KORN & Halestorm. If you aren’t local, you can still purchase a ticket and that money will go towards the charity so you can help from abroad as well. All proceeds benefit Rock Against MS and Nashville animal rescue Proverbs 12:10
Event Information:


Ride For Dime Nashville 2014 3rd annual Motorcycle run and concert

Main Street Music
527 W. Main St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Date: Saturday September 27, 2014 06:00 PM Doors: 5:00 PM

Headliner:
KIST -AMAZING KISS tribute full costume and stage show
FUNGONEWRONG
Opener:
Erasing Never
Sekond Skyn
The F**king Pantera Cover Band

Special Guest:
Jonathan Montoya – SALIVA
Nick Catanese – The Evil Twin (Black Label Society)
Nick Bowcott – (Grim Reaper/Marshall Amps/Guitar World Dime tribute)
Jose Mangin- (Sirius XM, Liquid Metal, Ozzy’s Boneyard , Affliction Clothing)
Lüc Carl (Sirius XM Hair Nation, Ozzy’s Boneyard Drunk Diet author)
 
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