On June 23rd, we were devastated to hear that Vinnie Paul passed away at the age of 54. While his cause of death remained unknown, there were speculations on his death including stating he died in his sleep as well as the rumor of him having a massive heart attack. Today (27th), TMZ has reported that Vinnie had a bad heart and died from natural causes:
“The Clark County Coroner tells TMZ that Vinnie died of dilated cardiomyopathy — an enlarged heart — as well as severe coronary artery disease — a heart condition. We’re told he died of natural causes.”
Vinnie Paul was buried in a Kiss Kasket, just like his brother, Dimebag Darrell Abbott who died back in 2004. A public memorial service for the late drummer was held on July 1st at the Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas.