Vinnie Paul Tribute Set

Watch Members Of Korn, Godsmack, Deftones, HELLYEAH, Etc. Pay Tribute To Vinnie Paul At Special ‘Aftershock Festival’ Set


Various musicians joined forces to pay tribute to the late drumming great Vinnie Paul (HELLYEAH/Pantera, etc.) during yesterday’s date (October 13th) of the annual ‘Monster Energy Aftershock Festival‘ in Sacramento, CA. Paul‘s HELLYEAH bandmate Kyle Sanders sat in for the duration of the performance, while a kit owned by Paul was used during the set. Some of the artists involved in the event included:

Korn‘s Jonathan Davis
Godsmack‘s Sully Erna & Tony Rombola
HELLYEAH‘s Kyle Sanders
DeftonesStephen Carpenter
Act Of Defiance‘s Chris Broderick
Sevendust‘s Clint Lowery & John Connolly
Shinedown‘s Zach Meyers
GWAR‘s Blothar & Pustulus Maximus
Kyng‘s Pepe Clarke & Eddie Veliz
Hyro The Hero

See below for some fan-filmed footage of the set, which included covers of Pantera and Damageplan. Vinnie Paul (aka Vinnie Paul Abbott) died in his Las Vegas home on June 22nd at the age of 54. His cause of death was later declared the result of dilated cardiomyopathy—essentially an enlarged heart—while severe coronary artery disease also played a part in his death as well.

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