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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:35 am 

“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.“

That’s from Pantera’s Facebook page. He was 54.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:02 am 

One of the best drummers in the genre no doubt. Very sad day, him and dimebag were a powerhouse. RIP


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:10 am 

The chance for burying the hatchet with Phil and Rex is gone now.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:00 am 

very sad news, shockingly young, RIP.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:39 am 

Sad stuff. Great drummer and way too young to die. Always gave the impression though that he never managed to come to terms with his brothers death.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:56 am 

How could he ever be the same again after an incident like that. I’d say every day was a struggle. Poor guy.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:04 am 

Man, what a bummer. He was an incredible drummer and seemed like a good guy. Way too young to die.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:27 am 

Another one gone. When I read the Rex Brown book I cane away thinking both Vinnie Paul and Rex were idiots. I would loved to have heard his side of the tale. I wonder had he been ill or did life catch up on him. Fuck it anyway.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:27 am 

Very sad news indeed. Aulthough i had no real interest in anything he did post pantera, he was a fantastic drummer and shaped some of the most influential albums of the 90's.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:29 am 

That's pretty sad and a big shock to wake up to. He was a huge influence on me as a kid learning drums, I played the fuck out of Vulgar Display of Power as I was of the age when it came out and it was great to see them supporting Megadeth on that tour; their set was everything I could have hoped for at the time. Pantera will be played today!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:50 am 

Very sad news!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:35 am 

Sad news. As a metal fan and a drummer, he changed the way I thought about both. RIP


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:01 pm 

Soooooo.... Phil and Rex led Pantera ruinion is probably on the cards, then.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:41 pm 

Nooo, this is very very sad. An incredibly powerful drummer and one of the best in the metal world without a doubt. R.I.P.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:23 pm 

Savage dummer as well as a brilliant producer. Very sad news


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