Pantera Legend Vinnie Paul Dead at 54

The following year, Vinnie Paul's brother, Dimebag Darrell was tragically murdered on stage during a concert in Columbus, Ohio.

Abbott's representative confirmed his death to the music magazine, but the cause of death is not known at this time.

Paul, who hailed from Texas, formed Pantera in 1981 with his brother "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott.

Since 2006, Paul been performing on drums for the heavy metal band Hellyeah, featuring Mudvayne singer Chad Gray and Nothingface guitarist Tom Maxwell.

RIP Vinnie Paul. Hope you're up there knocking back black tooth grins at the pearly gates with Dime. May both brothers rest in peace.

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In addition to being a co-founder of the Grammy-nominated band, Vinnie also played with Damageplan and Hellyeah. Acerbic comedian Bill Burr was among the first to voice his condolences on Twitter. "Devastated to hear the news of the passing of the great Vinnie Paul (sic.)", he wrote. "Such an incredible musician and an even nicer guy".

Pro-wrestler and former WWE champion Bray Wyatt posted a touching message dedicated to Abbot and his influence on Wyatt's own life. We're going to miss you more than you could possibly have known.

Announcing the news on Pantera's Facebook, the band wrote: 'Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. The band only asks to respect the family's privacy at this time.

GETTYVinnie Paul dead: How did the Pantera drummer die? No further details are now available.

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