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April 23, 2007

HOLLYWOOD – Please join us at the House of Blues Hollywood to honor Dimebag Darrell Abbott and The Dimebag Darrell Art Tribute Auction to benefit The Little Kids Rock Foundation. This event is held after the induction of Dimebag Darrell Abbott to the Hollywood Guitar Center Rock Walk May 17th, 2007 .

The night will start out with ring-master Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed and Headbanger’s Ball leading us into the 3-ring circus in honor of Dimebag Darrell Abbott and his induction. Jasta opens the night with introducing to the masses the L.A Chapter of the Little Kids Rock. The kids will rock out and show you how a little love from us can help change the lives of these gifted kids that would not normally have the chance to learn and play instruments.

Jasta will then head up the now famed BLACK TOOTH BASH. This nights BLACK TOOTH BAND will comprise of performances by Vinnie Paul Abbott, Scott Ian, Ripper Owens, John 5, David Draiman (Disturbed), Bob Zilla (Damageplan), Aaron Lewis (Staind), Ace Frehley, Brent Smith and Jasin Todd (Shinedown), Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Matt Byrne (Hatebreed), Chester Bennington (Linkin Park) and many more surprise artists!

SIX-STRING MASTERPIECES: THE DIMEBAG DARRELL ART TRIBUTE is a collection of over 60 DEAN ML guitars that have been hand-painted by world-famous Rock Stars and internationally known Tattoo & Visionary Artists in a memorial tribute to one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Dimebag Darrell Abbott. The guitars can be viewed prior to the auction May 4th to May 16th at LaLuz DeJesus Gallery in L.A. ( 4633 Hollywood Ave ).

The Little Kids Rock Foundation (501C3) is the charity of choice for Dimebag Darrell – so it’s Dime-Time folks and we are going to rock the house to honor Dimebag and raise money for the kids!

The gear companies are uniting as one to raise money for the kids. The night’s sponsors are Dimebag Hardware, Dean Guitars, Coffin Case, Seymour Duncan, GHS Strings, EMG Pickups, Schecter Guitars with more joining us each day!!

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