“There is nothing unique or clever to this post, and what I want to say has no doubt already been said throughout the metal community, by countless others whom were more closer to Darrell than me by now.
“However, knowing he was murdered tonight, I wish to thank and remember Darrell for his amazing life and the gift that he shared with me and so many other fortunates.
“I pray for Darrell’s family and friends; specifically for their healing, their peace, and their understanding of this tragedy in this time of need.
“I send my deepest heartfelt condolences to the Abbott family, to Darrell’s friends, and to the fantastic PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN fans around the world.
“We must never forget his life, and his gifts, his genius, his terrific personallity, and the legacy he left behind to remember him by.
“Darrell, I will see you in heaven and I, like so many more, love you brother.
“You will be missed.”