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Public memorial for Vinnie Paul announced

Posted by on June 27, 2018

A public memorial for the late Vinnie Paul will be held this Sunday (1st) at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, TX. Vinnie Paul: A Public Celebration of Life, will begin at 3:33PM, a time that Vinnie felt connected to his late brother, Dimebag. There will be no advance tickets, lines or lists. However, fans who […]

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Watch Arch Enemy guitarist Michael Amott join Megadeth onstage at Hellfest Open Air

Posted by on June 26, 2018

While the Game of Thrones actor, Kristian Nairn, introduced Megadeth onstage at this year’s Hellfest Open Air, Arch Enemy guitarist Michael Amott surprised the crowd by joining the group during their classic song “Symphony of Destruction.” Prior to Amott’s appearance, Dave Mustaine dedicated the song, “My Last Words” to the late Vinnie Paul. Watch the […]

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HellYeah frontman Chad Gray issues statement on Vinnie Paul’s death

Posted by on June 26, 2018

Rex Brown has admitted he needs more time to process Vincent Paul Abbott’s death. While we do not know what the official cause is, the late Pantera/HellYeah drummer’s friends and bandmates have been continuing to reveal their thoughts on this huge loss. While HellYeah has already shared their thoughts, frontman Chad Gray decided to release […]

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Pantera, Metallica, King Diamond members and more paid tribute to Vinnie Paul

Posted by on June 25, 2018

Vinnie Paul, another metal icon that is gone  too soon, has shocked the entire community as many have shared their reactions on social media. While we still don’t know the official cause of death, it’s been reported that the 54-year-old Pantera/HellYeah drummer had a heart attack and died in his sleep on Friday night (22nd). […]

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Vinnie Paul reportedly had a massive heart attack

Posted by on June 24, 2018

While Vinnie Paul died this past Friday, the metal community lost one of it’s best drummers, but also one of it’s best party hosts. And while a cause of death has yet to be determined, several reports have been circulating around about the circumstances surrounding it. TMZ yesterday reported that he died in his sleep. […]

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Report: Vinnie Paul died in his sleep

Posted by on June 23, 2018

While there’s still been no further statement regarding the death of legendary drummer Vinnie Paul last night, TMZ quotes family members as saying that the drummer, who was 54, died in his sleep.  Vinnie’s family tells TMZ … he died in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. His body’s been turned over to […]

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The rock and metal world reacts to the death of Vinnie Paul

Posted by on June 23, 2018

We are still stunned to hear about the sudden death of legendary drummer Vinnie Paul (Vincent Paul Abbott). While many of us are questioning the why and how this happened, it goes without saying this is one tragic loss. The cause of his death has not been released. However, what we do know is, his […]

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Pantera/HellYeah drummer Vinnie Paul dead at 54

Posted by on June 23, 2018

  It is with great sadness to report that legendary drummer Vinnie Paul, co-founder of Pantera, has passed away. The 54-year-old was also a current member of HellYeah, and was in Damageplan as well when his brother Darrell Abbott was assassinated onstage. According to Billboard, his representative confirmed the news of his death to them. […]

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Video/interview: Rex Brown gives rundown of discography

Posted by on July 5, 2017

While perhaps getting the least spotlight of the four memebers in Pantera, bassist Rex Brown was a driving force behind the multi-platinum band from it’s just after it’s formation in 1981 to their breakup in 2003. His time in Pantera also led to playing bass for sludge-metal supergroup Down for their sophomore album, and more […]

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Phil Anselmo opens up about childhood abuse in Rolling Stone

Posted by on December 22, 2016

We’re all sick to death of the think-pieces and analysis of the Dimebash incident by now. Phil Anselmo apologized once, said he wouldn’t keep groveling at the feet of the music community beyond that, and the articles and peer interviews keep rolling in. It’s obvious that no one on either side of the popular opinion […]

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