Pantera legend & co-founder Vinnie Paul dies aged 54

"The family requests you please respect their privacy during this time." .

Vinnie Paul, the iconic drummer and founding member of legendary Texas band Pantera, which revolutionized heavy metal, passed away at 54, the band announced.

Subsequently, Vinnie Paul joined Hellyeah, with the band's 2016 album Undeniable featuring a previously unreleased recording by Dimebag on a cover of Phil Collins' track I Don't Care Anymore. No further details are now available.

As fans will know too well, Vinnie's passing follows the tragic 2004 assassination of his brother and Pantera co-founder, Dimebag Darrell Abbott.

'Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away, ' the post reads.

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Over 22 years, the band released nine albums, including the 1994 Billboard 200 chart-topper Far Beyond Driven.

They went on hiatus in 2001 and formally disbanded in 2003.

Following Pantera's dissolution in 2003, Paul and Darrell formed Damageplan.

Paul began drumming for heavy metal supergroup Hellyeah in 2006. Born in Abilene Texas, Paul now drummed for the supergroup Hellyeah, which included Mudvayne vocalist Chad Gray and Nothingface guitarist Tom Maxwell.

'Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Kiss, Van Halen, all my favorite bands had really great grooves to their music'.

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