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Vinnie Paul died of drug overdose

The death of drummer and founding member of Pantera, Vinnie Paul announced through its official facebook page, the heavy metal band. The death of the current member of the HELLYEAH super-band has been confirmed by his spokesman.

Vincent Paul Abbot, also known as Vinnie Paul died after a deadly mix of drugs. Paul is mostly known for his work as a drummer at Pantera and Hellyeah. Other information is not available at this time. The family is asking to respect its privacy right now, “said Pantera’s facebook statement.

Vincent Paul, along with his brother Dimebag Darrell, founded in 1981 the famous band with great success with Phil Anselmo on vocals. Dimebag was murdered in 2006 while on stage with Damageplan in Ohio, by a concert spectator.

Vincent Paul was behind the Hellyeah drums, the supergroup he founded along with Mudvayne Chad Gray singer and Nothingface Tom Maxwell guitarist.

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