Tag Archives: Pantera

Metal By Numbers 7/11: The gravity of album sales

Posted by on July 11, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The list of debuts this week isn’t as lengthy compared to previous editions, but the coming weeks will see big names like Immortal, Between the Buried and Me (for the second time this year!), […]

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Vinnie Paul’s bandmates continue to honor his legacy

Posted by on July 6, 2018

HellYeah have released a tribute video in memory of their late bandmate, Vinnie Paul. The HellYeah/Pantera drummer passed away on June 22nd and his official cause of death remains unknown. While we’ve already read Pantera bassist Rex Brown’s heartfelt statement as well as ex-Grim Reaper’s Nick Boycott’s lengthy note, Paul’s friends and bandmates continue to […]

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Pantera bassist Rex Brown on Vinnie Paul “The best way to honor Vinnie is to celebrate his life.”

Posted by on July 5, 2018

Many were speechless after hearing the news about Vinnie Paul’s death. For instance, Philip Anselmo shared an image of a lit candle while Rex Brown admitted he needed more time to process the loss of his former Pantera bandmate. The 54-year-old drummer died on June 22nd and was laid to rest this past weekend. A […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/4: Charts and stripes forever

Posted by on July 4, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Happy 4th. Whether you’re eager to celebrate the ol’ red, white, and blue or you think this country could be doing, I dunno, just a little bit better, I hope you get all the […]

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Limited Edition Pantera mini guitar set available at San Diego’s Comic Con

Posted by on July 3, 2018

Later this month at the San Diego Comic-Con on July 19-22nd,  there will be a limited number of mini Pantera guitars. War Machine Marketing are bringing these small replicas to life that will feature album artwork from the group’s classic records. War Machine Marketing’s CEO Ro Kohli commented: “I’ve been a huge Pantera fan since […]

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Photos and video available of Vinnie Paul’s funeral & public memorial

Posted by on July 2, 2018

Vinnie Paul was laid to rest this past Saturday (30th) at a private funeral ceremony. He was buried in a Kiss Kasket at the Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Arlington, TX, the same cemetery where his brother Dimebag and mother were buried. Sirius XM’s Jose Mangin spoke at the service, and revealed the following via […]

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Nick Bowcott (ex-Grim Reaper) and HellYeah’s Christian Brady share tribute to Vinnie Paul

Posted by on June 29, 2018

Nick Bowcott, longtime friend of Vinnie Paul and Pantera, as well as journalist/writer and ex-Grim Reaper guitarist, has penned a lengthy tribute on Pantera’s website and social media accounts. The Pantera/HellYeah drummer died last Friday (22nd) and while his cause of death is still pending, this Sunday (1st), a public memorial will be held at […]

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Vinnie Paul to be buried in Kiss Kasket

Posted by on June 28, 2018

TMZ is reporting that the late Pantera/HellYeah drummer Vinnie Paul will be laid to rest in a Kiss Kasket, just like his brother, Dimebag Darrell Abbott who died back in 2004. Sources close to Vinnie’s family released the news to TMZ as the casket was offered as a gift at his family’s request. Later in […]

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Public memorial for Vinnie Paul announced

Posted by on June 27, 2018

A public memorial for the late Vinnie Paul will be held this Sunday (1st) at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, TX. Vinnie Paul: A Public Celebration of Life, will begin at 3:33PM, a time that Vinnie felt connected to his late brother, Dimebag. There will be no advance tickets, lines or lists. However, fans who […]

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Watch Arch Enemy guitarist Michael Amott join Megadeth onstage at Hellfest Open Air

Posted by on June 26, 2018

While the Game of Thrones actor, Kristian Nairn, introduced Megadeth onstage at this year’s Hellfest Open Air, Arch Enemy guitarist Michael Amott surprised the crowd by joining the group during their classic song “Symphony of Destruction.” Prior to Amott’s appearance, Dave Mustaine dedicated the song, “My Last Words” to the late Vinnie Paul. Watch the […]

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