Nouveau projet des freres Abbott dimebag guitariste et vinnie paul batteur de Pantera, rejoints au chant par Patrick Lachman (ancien guitariste de Rob Halford) DamagePlan est fortement inspiré par Pantera, on y retrouve la force de frappe de Vinnie Paul et les solos sublimes de Dimebag, parfois un peu plus abordable que Pantera, Patrick Lachman ne parvient malheureusement pas à faire oublier Phil Anselmo aux fans de Pantera.. Cet album reste néamoins le dernier témoignage discographique de Dimebag Darrell, abattu le 8 décembre dernier durant un concert de DamagePlan dans l'Ohio.. Rest In Peace Dime...you were the king..
megaotalTOP 1000 COMMENTATEURS le 6 novembre 2010
Je me repasse cet album ce matin,est je réalise que cela fera bientot 6ans que l'ont nous a "volé"le plus grand guitariste metal des années 90.Cet album est en tout cas pour moi un album génial,puissant et mélodique,brutal et émouvant.la musique pas si souvent éloigné de pantera que ça avec des morceaux comme"brathing new life""fuck you""new found power"et j'en passe,ces titres nous rappelle le meilleur des"cowboys from hell",aprés certains titres sonts peut-étre légérement orienté neo,mais peut-on leurs en vouloir avec des morceaux aussi beau que"save me"ou "pride"?autre innovation chez les fréres tapedur,de l'accoustique,sa en déconcerte peut-étre certain?mais dime le disait lui méme"je n'écoutes pas chez moi forcément le méme style,dans lequel j'évolue sur scéne",rebel meets rebel,en est la meilleure preuve,un autre album à conseiller aux plus ouverts d'esprits d'entre nous...la ballade qui clos l'album"soul bleed" me rappelle le"jar of flies"de alice in chains,c'est tout aussi beau et émouvant.voilà en tout cas un album qui malheureusement ne connaitra jamais de suite...un album testament(bien que personne ne se doutait que pareille tragédie arriverait...)qui montré toute l'étendue artistique dans laquelle s'engagée dime et vinnie...un album à l'image de sa pochette,destructeur,doté d'une vraie colére positive qui donne envie de se bouger le c.. quand tout va mal!!!merci dime,pour toute la musique que tu nous à laissé,elle demeurera éternel,et de cette façon tu resteras toujours vivant dans nos coeurs de metalleux.rest in peace pour toi dime...rest in pain pour ton meurtrier.
BarclauTOP 1000 COMMENTATEURS le 11 décembre 2009
je mets trois uniquement parce que c'est le dernier hommage de Dimebag, et je pense qu'il aurait su faire mieux et relever la barre. C'est la qu'on sent que les gars de Pantera s'étaient si bien trouvés. Il y a quelques bons riffs bien sûr, mais on tombe vite dans tous les clichés et toutes les facilités que tend le style. Ces pièges que Pantera avaient réussi à éviter, ici Dammage Plan n'est porté que par le passé prestigieux de ses créateurs. Sans ça ce serait un coup d'épée dans l'eau comme des milliers d'autres. Le son est bon, mais trop surproduit, quand on voit la carrière d'Anselmo à travers Down et Superjoint, ici on sent que les frangins Abbott voulaient surtout remplir le larfeuille. Le chant est tout ce qu'il y a de détestable et de puéril dans le metal, sans aucune espèce de personnalité. Les trois premiers morceaux sont quand même pas mal, mais ma plus grande frustration naît dans des morceaux comme le dernier, où j'ose à peine imaginer ce que Phil aurait fait sur ces riffs monstrueux, sinitres à la Alice In Chains, et qui du coup ici tient plus du Limp Bizkit que d'autre chose. Gâché comme jamais, ces morceaux sont les orphelins maudits de Dimebag. S'il était en vie, j'aurai mis 1 ou 2, mais je ne peux pas lui faire un adieu si cruel!
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Forget Pantera, but don't forget Dime7 janvier 2005
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Like others are saying on here, I was completely devastated by the loss of Dimebag Darrell. The music world has lost one of the best guitar players of our time. I considered Dimebag almost a modern day Jimmy Hendrix, and I think "Vulgar Display of Power" and "Far Beyond Driven" are two of the all time greatest metal albums. I can honestly say that Dimebag was not only a great inspiration to me (he made me want to play guitar!), but also the entire metal community. Dimebag will be sorely missed.
I urge you to move on, past Pantera, and pick up Damageplan's debut. If you're a Pantera fan and you need something more, Pantera related, to listen to, Damageplan is exactly what the doctor ordered. To me, Damageplan is, musically, a continuation of the Pantera legacy. Many of the songs grind like Pantera's "Far Beyond Driven", with blowtorch riffs, great solos--although not as many-- and great hand and foot work by drummer Vinny Paul. But the vocals are where Damageplan differs from Pantera. Most of the time, the vocalist, Patrick Lachman, belts out a "throaty yell/gurgle," but he can also switch to crooning and staccatto barks. He may be more of a trendy singer than Phil Anselmo, but so what?! This C.D. rocks!
"Wake Up" has a slow beginning, which builds into a heavy breakdown and Pat's yell of "Wake up!" It then turns to an almost galloping beat with calm growling. "Breathing New Life" is a personal favorite. I can't get enough of it (or any of the C.D.'s first six tracks). This song begins with a small drum intro, then explodes into hard rock. Patrick Lachman sings "Can you feel it building?" That's an appropriate line, because this song builds and builds like many-a-great Pantera song. The chorus is a catchy breakdown which I have had running in my mind for days. "F*** You" is almost like a Damageplan version of Pantera's "F***ing Hostile". The verses are fast and brutal, with blowtorch riffs and double kick drums. A great song to mosh or headbang to. "Reborn" has verses which almost groove. The real highlight here, though, is the two wailing guitar solos contributed by equally-as-talented Zakk Wylde. I wish there were more of those guitar solos on here. "Explode" is as heavy as you'd think a song with the title "Explode" would be. It begins with guitars that chug and churn, leading into the brutal chorus and some great guitar work by Dime. "Save Me" fuses some melody into the typical Damageplan brutality (with big choruses and some of the aformentioned metal crooning and staccatto barks). That's the only reason why I gave this C.D. 4 stars instead of 5, because I think the vocals could stand to be a bit more multi-faced than they are, as in this song. And a few more guitar solos would be nice, too. "Blink of an Eye" features wah-wah guitars and "Moment of Truth" hits as hard as ever, but "Soul Bleed"--an acoustic track with more guest guitar work by Zakk Wylde-- brings the C.D. full circle. Two tracks like this, one in the middle of the C.D., would have been nice.
Dimebag may be dead, but help his legacy live on. As a Pantera fan, a Dimebag fan, or even as a heavy metal fan, you owe it to him to help the legend of Dimebag Darrell live on. Pick up this C.D.
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Dimebag's Musical Legacy Will Live On And Inspire Others23 février 2005
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The tragic and senseless end to 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbot's life on December 8, 2004 in Columbus, Ohio has affected not only those that were closest to him, but also the many fans that knew him only through his music in the bands Pantera and Damageplan. It was from the ashes of Pantera that Dimebag and his brother Vinnie founded Damageplan in 2003, and recruited the powerful vocals of Pat Lachman and the talented bassist Bob Zilla (a.k.a. Bob Kakaha). The release of their first album early in 2004, entitled "New Found Power", is, and will forever be, a testament to Dimebag's resilience and musical talent as he co-wrote and co-composed the album's 14 songs (just over 1 hour of music) with brother Vinnie and Pat Lachman:
1. "Wake Up" (5). A soft, but relenting start prepares for the burst of sound from Pat Lachman, Dimebag, Bob and Vinnie and never lets up until the very end.
2. "Breathing New Life" (5+). A no-nonsense start with double-drumming, artful guitar work and Pat's haunting & very aggressive vocals.
3. "New Found Power" (5). Awesome percussion, guitar & bass accompany Pat's aggressive vocals.
4. "Pride" (5+). A slower, but no less powerful song featuring Pat's ballad-like and aggressive vocals. One of my favorite songs on the album.
5. "F*** You" (4.5). No-nonsense, straight to the point thrash. Great lyrics too! Love the speed-up midway.
6. "Reborn" (4). This song features some great guitar & bass work accompanying Pat Lachman's aggressive singing.
7. "Explode" (4). Relentless percussion and guitars precede Pat Lachman's deliberate singing.
8. "Save Me" (5+). My personal favorite song on the album. Awesome singing, perfect guitar, bass & percussion.
9. "Cold Blooded" (4.5). Intense guitar & percussion with very aggressive singing that is somewhat reminiscent of Henry Rollins.
10. "Crawl" (4.5). Slightly slower percussion begins, then gives way to Dimebag's great guitar work before doubling in tempo with Pat's singing. The tempo then goes back & forth between the two.
11. "Blink of an Eye" (4.5). Singing reminiscent of David Bowie before giving way to a more aggressive style.
12. "Blunt Force Trauma" (5). Good chord progression starts then is joined with percussion and finally, Pat's aggressive singing. A well devised song that exemplifies Dimebag's masterful guitar work.
13. "Moment of Truth" (4). A mix of quickly changing tempos, guitar & percussion start this unusual song.
14. "Soul Breed" (5). An acoustic ballad with a rich harmonic chorus. An impressive finale to a great album.
There is no rationalization for the acts of a madman such as the one that took the life of Dimebag and the three other innocent people at the club in Columbus, Ohio on December 8, 2004. Though Dimebag will not have another opportunity to perform or compose, we can celebrate his life not only through this album and the many albums of Pantera, but also through those that will be inspired by him to compose and perform music of their own. Hence, Dimebag's musical legacy will live on, and heavy metal will never die. R.I.P. Dimebag.
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RIP9 décembre 2004
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Sad day for Metalheads. Sad day for Metal and sad day for Music.
We will always remember them in our hearts. Randy, Cliff and others have left. Now them.
I don't have too many things to say. Fashion and posers come and go. Appear and dissapear. But not Metal. Metal is alive and will always be alive. A very misunderstood form of art. Metal means virtuosity. Metal means HARD WORK (Are all those pathetic pop-punk wannbe bands reading this?) and Metal means integritiy.
We will remember them forever. Metal will remember them forever.
Metalheads will stay UNITED.
METAL RULES FOREVER!!!
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Damageplan - New Found Power26 mai 2006
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After Pantera went their separate ways in 2001, Vinnie Paul Abbot and the late Dimebag Darrel Abbot went on to form Damageplan and this CD "New Found Power" was the first CD of the unfortunately short lived venture by the Abbot brothers. From reel to reel, this is a great album (and again, I'm not just saying that because it's the right thing to say about Dime but SERIOUSLY, it's great).
Just like the rest of you, I would consider myself a Pantera purist first for several reasons. Dime was the reason I stopped playing guitar in Grunge bands and graduated to the sophisticated Metal that bands like Pantera made famous. Damageplan doesn't follow the same stylings as Pantera but the direction of this group was still very good. This CD may not be as heavy as Cowboys From Hell, Vulgar Display of Power or even Far Beyond Driven but nonetheless, the music is artistically sound and Dime and Vinnie show their technical prowess as well.
There aren't as many guitar solos on this but the ones that are on here are classic Dime. The bass lines are also very heavy, almost Korn like in a way on some tracks. And vocalist Pat Lachman reminds me of a younger Max Cavalera (of Sepultura and Soulfly) who can still croon like Layne Staley on some of the slower tunes. I think one mistake people make when they get this album is that they spend too much time comparing Lachman to Phil Anselmo. Well, DON'T! You're wasting your time if you're doing it that way. If you ask me, Lachman helps Damageplan be a little more unique.
I highly suggest this album. It doesn't matter if you're the avid metal head or a newcomer or even a true Pantera fan. This is an album for all to enjoy. I'll admit, there aren't many metal albums that I can listen to all the way through without skipping any tracks (my list of albums like that are Slayer "Reign in Blood", Slipknot "Slipknot", Pantera "Vulgar Display of Power", Anthrax "Persistence of Time", Soulfly "Soulfly" and System of a Down "Toxicity"), I can now easily add this album to my list. Also, check out the other albums and artists I've listed.
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We Love You, Dime.12 décembre 2004
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Obviously, like everyone else flooding this review page, I am deeply saddened and absolutely enraged by the senseless murder of Darrell Abbott (a.k.a. Dimebag Darrell). As someone who picked up Pantera's "Far Beyond Driven" and "Vulgar Display Of Power" albums at the crucial age of 16, the same year I picked up the guitar, I can honestly say that Dimebag was, and always will be, one of the biggest inspriations to me. Say what you will about Damageplan and the break-up of Pantera, but when I listen to one of Dime's riffs, my ears melt and my jaw hits the floor. Nobody does it like he did, and nobobdy ever will. He is an irreplaceable member of the metal community. Even if you may have a distaste for this particular album, for whatever reason, show some respect and just remember the man as all of us, even those who never met him, have: one of the most skilled and enthusiastic players this genre has ever seen. Remember him for the music he gave us, because we will never hear anything quite like him. He defined metal for all of us who grew up in the 90's.
Now, onto the Damageplan debut, "New Found Power." This was an album that I really anticipated heavily before it came out. I have to say, the first time I listened to it, I was disappointed. I was honestly (and with a closed mind) expecting the next Pantera, which Damageplan isn't. This band takes the brothers Vinnie and Darrell's vision one step further. The signature sounds are all still here, the scorching riffs and fierce drumming, but the band attempts to fuse some new elements into the music and create something a little different, while staying true to themselves. Sure, tracks like the bubbling-under-the-surface "Breathing New Life" and the mind-melting opener "Wake Up" pick up where Pantera left off, but other tracks like "Save Me" and "Blink Of An Eye" fuse more melodic and somewhat grunge elements into the music. "F*** You" is a roaring anthem that speaks for itself, and the guest appearance by Zakk Wylde on "Reborn" playing guitar with Dime is a match made in Heaven. Any metal purist has to find something to love here. Some call this nu-metal, but I disagree. I just see it as a melding of Vinnie and Dime's influences, outside the realm of the Pantera standard. It's a great start, no doubt, and definitely was a bright sign for future music to come. An overall positive attitude emerges from this album, and is the sign of the band overcoming various hurdles. For that, they must be respected. Surely, Dimebag is one of a kind, but hopefully Damageplan do not give up on their dream. Dealing with this untimely loss is a horrible thing, and I cannot even begin to imagine how hard it is for these guys to come to grips with it all. The important thing though, as with any death, is not to focus on the actual death, but the life, and in this case, the years of beautiful and stunning music that will live on in all of us. I know Pantera affected me musically, and there are millions of fans with their own story. Do Dimebag right; don't forget the gift of music he gave all of us.