Former Location –
“Dimebag” Darrell Abbott was shot to death as he took the stage December 8, 2004 with Damageplan at the Alrosa Villa Nightclub in Columbus, Ohio.
On December 8th, a gunman charged the nightclub stage at the packed nightclub and opened fire on the band and the crowd of about 250 people, killing “Dimebag” and three other people before a police officer shot him to death.
Darrell was a co-founder of Pantera and a founder of Damageplan. He ranked No. 92 in Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 Greatest Guitarists
Alrosa Villa Nightclub
5055 Sinclair Rd
Columbus OH 43229
It’s sad that this club will only be known for this to the general public but it meant a lot more to a lot of people.