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Vinnie Paul

Vinnie Paul

Real/full name:
Vincent Paul Abbott
54 (born Mar 11th, 1964)
Jun 22nd, 2018
Died of:
Cardiomyopathy & coronary artery disease
Place of birth:
United States (Abilene, Texas)


Vinnie Paul was best known as the drummer for groove metal bands Pantera and Hellyeah.

Vinnie was the brother of Dimebag Darrell with whom he co-founded Pantera. His father Jerry Abbott was a famous country music producer and songwriter.

He originally played the tuba but was directed towards the drums by his father, who said there were "no career prospects for a tuba player". His father ...


Vinnie was a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.

He listed his influences as Peter Criss, Tommy Aldridge, Bill Ward, John Bonham, Mikkey Dee, Alex Van Halen, and Neil Peart.


Drums (2003-2004)

2003 Breathing New Life (Single) Drums
2004 Explode (Single) Drums
2004 New Found Power Drums
2004 Pride (Single) Drums
2004 Save Me (Single) Drums
2004 Reborn (Single) Drums


Drums (1997-2018)


Drums (2006-2018)

2007 You Wouldn't Know (Single) Drums
2007 Hellyeah Drums
2007 Below the Belt (Video) Drums
2010 Stampede Drums
2012 War in Me (Single) Drums
2012 Band of Brothers Drums
2014 Blood for Blood Drums
2016 Unden!able Drums
2019 Welcome Home Drums


Drums (1981-2003)

1983 Metal Magic Drums (as "Vince Abbott")
1984 Projects in the Jungle Drums (as "Vincent Paul")
1985 I Am the Night Drums
1985 The Hot 'n Heavy Home Vid (Video) Drums
1988 Power Metal Drums
1990 Cemetery Gates (Single) Drums
1990 Cowboys from Hell Drums
1991 Cowboys from Hell (Video) Drums
1992 Mouth for War (Single) Drums
1992 Light Comes Out of Black (Collaboration) Drums
1992 Vulgar Display of Power Drums
1992 For Those About to Rock - Monsters in Moscow (Split video) Drums
1993 Walk (Single) Drums
1993 Vulgar Video (Video) Drums
1993 Feel It to Believe (Split) Drums
1993 Vulgar Display of Cowboys (Compilation) Drums
1994 5 Minutes Alone (Single) Drums
1994 Planet Caravan (Single) Drums
1994 Hostile Moments 12" (EP) Drums
1994 I'm Broken / Slaughtered (Single) Drums
1994 Far Beyond Driven Drums
1994 Alive and Hostile E.P. (EP) Drums
1996 The Great Southern Trendkill Vocals (backing), Drums
1996 Becoming (EP) Drums
1996 Cemetery Gates (Demon Knight Edit) (Split) Drums
1997 3 - Watch It Go (Video) Drums
1997 Official Live: 101 Proof (Live album) Drums
1999 3 Vulgar Videos from Hell (Video) Drums
2000 Reinventing the Steel Drums
2001 Extreme Steel Plus (EP) Drums
2001 Revolution Is My Name (Single) Drums
2003 The Best of Pantera: Far Beyond the Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits! (Compilation) Drums
2003 Reinventing Hell: The Best of Pantera (Compilation) Drums
2004 Essential Music Videos: Alternative Metal (Split video) Drums
2006 HiFive (EP) Drums
2008 Vulgar Display of Power / Far Beyond Driven (Compilation) Drums
2010 1990-2000: A Decade of Domination (Compilation) Drums
2010 Cowboys from Hell: The Demos (Compilation) Drums
2012 Piss (Single) Drums
2014 The Badge (Split) Drums
2015 History of Hostility (Compilation) Drums
2016 The Great Southern Outtakes (Compilation) Drums
2018 Live at Dynamo Open Air 1998 (Live album) Drums
(show all)

Rebel Meets Rebel

Drums (1999-2004)

Tres Diablos

Drums (1998)

Machine Head

Drums (2008)


2003 Breathing New Life (Single) Producer
2004 Explode (Single) Producer
2004 New Found Power Producer
2004 Pride (Single) Producer
2004 Save Me (Single) Producer
2004 Reborn (Single) Producer


2007 You Wouldn't Know (Single) Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2007 Hellyeah Mixing, Recording, Mastering, Engineering, Producer
2010 Stampede Producer
2012 Band of Brothers Producer
2016 Unden!able Producer
2019 Welcome Home Producer


1988 Power Metal Engineering
1992 Mouth for War (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1992 Vulgar Display of Power Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1993 Walk (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1993 Vulgar Display of Cowboys (Compilation) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1994 5 Minutes Alone (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1994 Planet Caravan (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1994 Hostile Moments 12" (EP) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1994 Driven Downunder (Boxed set) Producer
1994 Far Beyond Driven Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1995 脳殺ライヴ (Live album) Producer, Mixing (tracks 1-4)
1996 The Great Southern Trendkill Recording, Mixing, Producer
1997 Official Live: 101 Proof (Live album) Engineering (tracks 15, 16), Producer, Mixing
2000 Reinventing the Steel Producer, Engineering
2001 Revolution Is My Name (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2003 Reinventing Hell: The Best of Pantera (Compilation) Producer
2008 Vulgar Display of Power / Far Beyond Driven (Compilation) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2010 1990-2000: A Decade of Domination (Compilation) Producer
2010 Cowboys from Hell: The Demos (Compilation) Mixing, Producer, Engineering
2011 Original Album Series (Boxed set) Producer
(show all)

Rotting Corpse

1987 Fuck It, It's Only Thrash. (Demo) Engineering
1988 Demo 1988 (Demo) Engineering

Seventh Void

2009 Heaven Is Gone Co-Producer, Mixing
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