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Albuquerque Mayor Signs Bill While Wearing Pantera Christmas Sweater

How many city mayors can you name that had Trivium perform on the day of their election? Because Tim Keller, the mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico did, and during the holidays he showed his support for one of his favorite bands while at work. Video of Mayor of Albuquerque introduces Trivium While...
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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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Pantera Reveals Vinnie Paul's Cause of Death

When Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul passed away suddenly at the age of 54 on June 22nd, 2018, the band have not announced the cause of death until now. RELATED: Jason Bonham, Volbeat, Avenged Sevenfold, Bad Wolves & More Pay Tribute To Vinnie Paul According to a statement released on Pantera's...
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7 Badass Cover Songs by Five Finger Death Punch

No pun intended, but Five Finger Death Punch's cover songs pack a punch. There's an extra element of power and grit behind their sound that can make even the most mellow and easygoing song an epic masterpiece. That is why we have assembled all five of the band's officially covered songs, ranging in...
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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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Watch Hundreds Gather To Honor Vinnie Paul at Public Memorial Service

On Saturday, June 30th, 2018, Vincent Paul Abbott (aka "Vinnie Paul"), drummer and co-founder of Pantera, was laid to rest in his native Arlington, Texas in the same cemetary as his mother and his brother, Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. The private service allowed close friends and...
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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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