Youtube channel Aaros Compilations uploaded a 44-minute collection of all the facebook live late videos PANTHER drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott shared on the Facebook page from 2010 to 2017. Check it out below.
Vinnie died on June 22, 2018 at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 54. He died of dilated cardiomyopathy, an enlarged heart, as well as severe coronary artery disease. His death was the result of chronic weakening of the heart muscle, which basically means his heart couldn’t pump blood as well as a healthy heart.
Vinnie Paul and his brother “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott co-founded PANTHER. When PANTHER separated in 2003, they formed DAMAGE PLAN. On December 8, 2004, while performing with DAMAGE PLAN at Villa Alrosa in Columbus, Ohio, dime bag was shot on stage by a troubled schizophrenic who believed members of PANTHER stole his thoughts.
A public memorial to Vinnie Paul took place on July 1, 2018 at Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas.
To his death, Vinnie remained on silent terms with PANTHER singer Philippe Anselmewhom the drummer held indirectly responsible for the murder of dime bag.
Shortly before his death, Vinnie laid down the drum tracks for HELLYEAHthe sixth album of, “Welcome to the house”released in September 2019.