Former Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul has died

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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.

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Vinnie passed away Friday in Las Vegas, where he owned a home. No other details of his death were immediately available.


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For the past decade, Vinnie has been touring and recording with HELLYEAH, whose fifth album, “Unden!able”, came out in 2016.

Shortly before his death, Vinnie laid down the drum tracks for HELLYEAH’s sixth album at The Hideout recording studio in Las Vegas.

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