The "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott art tribute "Six-String Masterpieces", which debuted late last month at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, California, will be on display as a featured attraction in the "93.7 KLBJ Rock Lounge" during SXSW (South by Southwest) Mar. 15-18 at The Hilton Austin, the official SXSW hotel. KLBJ, the sponsoring radio station of SXSW, will be hosting with live radio broadcasts, live music, guest appearances, a couple of cocktail bars and an amazing art exhibit of guitars hand-painted by some of the biggest rock stars and best tattoo artists in the business. An additional group of ten guitars from the "Six-String Masterpieces" collection are being featured at MusikMesse, an International trade fair for musical instruments, in Frankfurt, Germany Mar. 29 - Apr.1.
The "Six-String Masterpieces: The Dimebag Darrell Art Tribute" includes the following:
* A collection of 50 guitars, hand-painted by world-famous rock stars and internationally known modern artists, including members of METALLICA (Photo#1, Photo#2), KORN, LINKIN PARK, SLIPKNOT, MUDVAYNE, ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED.
* A charitable art auction to benefit a foundation dedicated to music, education and improving the lives of today's youth.
* A travelling entertainment attraction hitting major U.S. markets in 2006.
* A highly-publicized tour that will feature an art opening party and VIP reception in each city attended by participating artists, press, celebrities and entertainment industry personel.
The guitars will be auctioned off with proceeds going to a foundation dedicated to furthering music education.
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