RIP Vinnie Paul, Pantera Drummer Dead At 54

Vinnie Paul, the drummer for Pantera, Hellyeah, Damageplan and Rebel Meeets Rebel has passed away at 54.

Pantera’s social channels released the following statement confirming Vinnie Paul while also stating no more details are available at this time.

This is the full statement.

“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.”


Vinnie Paul was a part of Pantera in the 80’s and 90’s before their breakup in 2003 while more recently he has been part of the group Hellyeah, who have released five albums since 2007.


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