- Move over Dave Mustaine, Rusty Cooley, Tracii Guns, Michael Angelo Batio, Vinnie Moore, Andy LaRocque, Uli Jon Roth and others. Dean Guitars CEO Evan Rubinson is at again pissing people off and tanking his business. This time with Deans biggest draw, The estate of Panthers guitarist Dimebag Darrell Abbott. Their is no question that Dimes guitars have been thee most popular guitars Dean has produced.
According to Dimes website, there’s accusations that the late Elliott Rubinson was skimming Dimes royalties to his estate.
Rita Haney, Dimes longtime other half, posted this:
Ever since the younger Rubinson took over Dean, you’ve had Deans longtime COO Wayne Odell arrested on 50 plus counts of child pornography, all of their top talent leave, and now pissed off Deans biggest client by telling his longtime mate, he’s been dead for 16 years?
If you’re not familiar with the ongoing situations at Dean, read up on our last few articles and that’ll give you an idea of how things are being run there.
Heres a copy of the lawsuit against Dean Guitars: