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Tag Archives: Vinnie Paul

Video/interview: Rex Brown gives rundown of discography

Posted by on July 5, 2017

While perhaps getting the least spotlight of the four memebers in Pantera, bassist Rex Brown was a driving force behind the multi-platinum band from it’s just after it’s formation in 1981 to their breakup in 2003. His time in Pantera also led to playing bass for sludge-metal supergroup Down for their sophomore album, and more […]

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Phil Anselmo opens up about childhood abuse in Rolling Stone

Posted by on December 22, 2016

We’re all sick to death of the think-pieces and analysis of the Dimebash incident by now. Phil Anselmo apologized once, said he wouldn’t keep groveling at the feet of the music community beyond that, and the articles and peer interviews keep rolling in. It’s obvious that no one on either side of the popular opinion […]

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Pantera covered almost every song on ‘Appetite For Destruction,’ Vinnie Paul says

Posted by on October 10, 2016

It’s not exactly a secret that before Pantera signed to Atco for Cowboys From Hell, they were more of a hybrid of glam and power metal than the groove metal masters they became. What we didn’t know was what big fans of Guns N’ Roses debut Appetite For Destruction they were. In an interview with Detroit’s WRIF, Hellyeah […]

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Hellyeah cover ends with Dimebag tribute

Posted by on July 28, 2016

A lot of people likely listened to Hellyeah for the first time in a while after hearing that the band’s Phil Collins cover of “I Don’t Care Anymore” on their new album Unden!able featured guitars by one Dimebag Darrell. The band the former Pantera guitarist was playing in when he was killed, Damageplan, had initially started covering […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Genesis/Phil Collins covers

Posted by on June 3, 2016

  Today, a piece of metal history came out as HELLYEAH’s cover of Phil Collins’ “I Don’t Care Anymore” was released. Taken from the band’s fifth album, Unde!able, the cover of the 1982 song features guitar tracks from late Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell. Drummer Vinnie Paul told Rolling Stone that the  band were tossing around ideas […]

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Sock Puppet Parody take on Pantera, with Vinnie Paul cameo

Posted by on September 1, 2015

Those wacky Sock Puppet Parody guys are at it again. We’ve seen them do laundry-centric versions of songs by Rage Against the Machine, Metallica and Slayer, among others. You’d think they might have gotten around to Pantera by now, but they just did today. We’re graced with “Hamptera,” a band playing a song called “Sock.” and […]

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New Zealand bar says hellno to Vinnie Paul, denies him entry

Posted by on August 24, 2015

You’d think being the drummer of Pantera and Hellyeah would afford you some pretty impressive opportunities and open lots of doors, at the very least. Vinnie Paul, however, found out the hard way that that’s not the case this past weekend after a bar in Christchurch, New Zealand refused him entry. Stuff.co.nz reports that The […]

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Vinnie Paul comes down on the side of confederate flag issue you’d think he would

Posted by on July 16, 2015

There are a lot of hot button issues in the news these days. Gay marriage, transgenderism,  the Greek debt crisis, Donald Trump, and of course the confederate flag. After Dylann Roof killed nine African Americans at a church in Charleston, South Caroline in a tragic attempt to start a race war, the flag became viewed […]

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Interview: Vinnie Paul talks Blood for Blood, not producing for the first time, and hitting the road this summer for a major US festival.

Posted by on March 16, 2015

Hellyeah’s newest album Blood for Blood, is coming up on it’s 1 year anniversary, and drummer Vinnie Paul took some time during their current headline tour to talk with us. He explains how the band formed, overcoming the negativity from others, and stepping back from the producing limelight to let another person take the reigns for […]

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Vinnie Paul says he will release his own cookbook by December

Posted by on February 18, 2015

Just when you think that you’ve heard all that there is to know about former Pantera / Damageplan and current Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul, he reveals something new: He loves to cook. In a recent interview at The Knitting Factory in Reno, NV with In The Vault with Shanda Golden, Paul went into detail about […]

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