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Vinnie Paul Of Pantera/HELLYEAH/Damageplan

Vinnie Paul (Pantera, HELLYEAH, Etc.) Dead At 54 (Updated)


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Update June 23rd, 2018 11:17am:

TMZ report that the family of Vinnie Paul have confirmed that he passed away in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas, NV. A medical examiner will set out to determine his cause of death after which, his body will be flown back to Texas to be buried alongside his mother and his brother, the late legendary Pantera, etc. guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott.

Original Story:

It has been announced that drummer Vinnie Paul (aka Vincent Paul Abbott) of Pantera, HELLYEAH and Damageplan¬†fame has sadly passed away at the age of 54. As of yet no cause of death has been revealed. His representatives have confirmed his passing to Billboard.com. A statement made on Pantera‘s Facebook reads:

Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away.
Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands
Pantera and Hellyeah.

No further details are available at this time.
The family requests you please respect their privacy during this time.”

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