2010 'Dimebag Beyond Forever Tour' Announced

A dozen or so Finnish metal musicians will take part in the seventh annual "Dimebag Beyond Forever Tour", set to kick off in late November. The 10-date trek will honor the legendary PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, who was shot and killed on stage on December 8, 2004. The musicians will perform for free and the concert proceeds will be donated to the Finnish organization Victim Support Finland, which offers practical advice and psychological support to victims of crimes or attempted crimes and those closest to them and witnesses of crime.

The musicians taking part in this year's "Dimebag Beyond Forever Tour" are as follows:

* Mikko Salovaara (KIUAS)
* Ben Varon (AMORAL)
* Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW)
* Nico Hartonen (GODSPLAGUE)
* Mikko Herranen (RUST)
* Tommy Tuovinen (myGRAIN)
* Juhani Flinck (DEAD SHAPE FIGURE)
* Kai Kinnunen (FRONTLINES)
* Neissu Ruuskanen (DEAD SHAPE FIGURE)
* Rainer "Raikku" Tuomikanto (DECOMPOSTER, CAUSEMOS)
* Ville Sahakangas (NICOLE)

The dates are as follows:

Nov. 25 - Henry's Pub, Kuopio
Nov. 26 - Drunk'n Monkey, Salo
Nov. 27 - Rytmi-katti, Kouvola
Dec. 03 - Teatria, Oulu
Dec. 04 - Rytmikorjaamo, Seinäjoki
Dec. 05 - Lutakko, Jyväskylä
Dec. 08 - Klubi, Turku
Dec. 09 - Bar Kino, Pori
Dec. 10 - YO-Talo, Tampere
Dec. 11 - Nosturi, Helsinki

Support at all shows will come from GHOUL PATROL.

Multi-camera video footage of the "Heresy" performance from 2008's "Dimebag Beyond Forever Tour" concert at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below.

The lineup for the song was as follows:

Nico Hartonen (GODSPLAGUE): vocals
Juhani Flinck (DEAD SHAPE FIGURE): Guitar
Sami Helle (DAUNTLESS): Guitar
Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW): Bass
Atte Sarkima (GODSPLAGUE): Drums

* Cameras: Timo Halo, Timo Honkanen, Oke Inoranta, Melu, Toni Salminen
* Editing: Toni Salminen
* Mixing: Mikko Herranen

For more information, visit www.myspace.com/dimebagbeyondforever.

(Thanks: fireangel / Night Elves)


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