Dimebag Darrell

14 Years Ago: Dimebag Darrell Was Murdered Onstage

December 8th, 2004 will be a day that left the rock and metal worlds shaken. Ironically the same day of John Lennon 's assassination, fans around the world had to mourn the loss of another rock icon, Dimebag Darrell , guitarist for Pantera . While performing onstage with his other band Damageplan...
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Huge Chunk of Vinnie Paul's Estate Granted To Best Friend & Girlfriend

According to a report by TMZ , late Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul dedicated over a third of his estate to both his best friend and his girlfriend. In his will, Vinnie Paul's best friend Charlies Jones will recieve 38% of his estate, and his girlfriend Chelsey Yeager will recieve 37%. The remaining 25...
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Pantera Honors The Life, Influence & Generosity of Vinnie Paul In Official Statement

If there was anybody that knew how to live life to the fullest, it was Pantera drummer and co-founder, Vinnie Paul. In an official statement released on the band's official Facebook page, the life of Vincent Paul Abbott is summarized as a "power-groove pioneer with much reverence, respect &...
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Pantera's Vinnie Paul To Be Buried In A KISS Casket

According to TMZ , late Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul will be buried in his native Texas in an official KISS casket, just like his late brother"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott on Saturday, June 30th. Sources tell TMZ that the casket came as a gift by request of Vinnie Paul's family, and that he will be...
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Public Memorial For Pantera's Vinnie Paul Announced

The family and record label for Vincent Paul Abbott ("Vinnie Paul") has announced a memorial to be held in honor of the late Pantera drummer. Vinnie Paul: A Public Celebration of Life will be held at the Bomb Factory in Dallas, TX on Sunday, July 1st, the day after his private funeral. RELATED:...
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My Tribute to Vinnie Paul

We lost Vinnie Paul this week, so I've been digging through my archives... This is Vinnie and I in the old WAAF studio on Huntington Ave in Boston. It must be 1999 or 2000. That's the WAAF hat I gave him, in exchange for the cowboy hat he gave me. (pictured below) I found some great interview audio...
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Jason Bonham, Volbeat, Avenged Sevenfold, Bad Wolves & More Pay Tribute To Vinnie Paul

After news broke over the weekend that Pantera drummer & co-founder Vinnie Paul had passed away at the age of 54, the music world came to a grinding halt as many in the rock and metal community expressed their grief via social media . But in a way that seems the most appropraite, many artists...
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Rockers React To The Death Of Pantera's Vinnie Paul

The rock and metal communities have been devastated after hearing the sad news that Vinnie Paul, drummer and co-founder of Pantera, has passed away at the age of 54 . A band rep confirmed the news on Pantera's Facebook page, though no details on the cause of death have been released. Vinnie Paul...
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Bill Burr Hates Himself For Never Seeing Pantera Live

If you ever had the privilege of seeing Pantera live in concert, consider yourself very fortunate. Because there are lots of people that in hindsight, regret never seeing them perform. Among those people is comedian Bill Burr. During his weekly Monday Morning Podcast , Burr puts himself on blast...
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Pantera's Dimebag Darrell Inspired Dave Grohl To Be The 'Nicest Guy In Rock'

Can you think of anything bad to say about Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl ? Neither can we! Because February 17th is "Radom Acts of Kindness Day," we learned that the former Nirvana drummer was inspired by the late Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell to become the "nicest guy in rock" we know him...
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