According to Las Vegas Review-Journal, Pantera’s drummer and co-founder Vinnie Paul died from a “major heart attack,” citing “sources who knew” the musician.
Earlier this week, music world was shocked by the news, legendary Vinnie Paul have been found dead.
Born as Vincent Paul Abbott in Abilene, Texas, Vinnie Paul was an American musician, songwriter and producer, best known for being the former drummer, and co-founder, of the band Pantera. He was a member of Hellyeah and also co-founded band Damageplan in 2003 with his younger brother, Dimebag Darrell.
On June 22, 2018, it was announced that Vinnie Paul died in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 54. News of his death was instantly released on official Pantera Facebook page.
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 will be burried in Texas with his mother and brother Dimebag Darrell who lost his life in 2004.