HELLYEAH Premiere New Song & Official Music Video “333”

A first new single from HELLYEAH‘s impending studio album is streaming below. The track is titled “333” and the video was shot in Brooklyn, NY earlier this month. The group’s upcoming new record will land in stores on June 28th and it will feature the final studio recordings of the HELLYEAH‘s late drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott, who passed away past June.

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Hellyeah Announces Vinnie Paul Tribute Show In Las Vegas

Hellyeah, in association with KOMP 92.3 and Live Nation present A Celebration Of The Life Of Vinnie Paul, a very special event set in the City of Las Vegas, Nevada at The House of Blues, Saturday May 11th. This event will mark the first live performance of Hellyeah since the tragic passing of their bandmate and brother last year.

Says the band: “Please join us together with our metal family, friends and fans to celebrate the life of our brother and bandmate Vinnie Paul on this special evening.”

Hellyeah and Live Nation will donate a portion of each ticket to the American Heart Association, in honor of Vinnie Paul Abbott. Tickets on-sale this Friday, March 8th, with fan club availability opening sale today, March 4th. Find an event page here.

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Vinnie Paul’s Final Hellyeah Album To Be Released In 2019

In a post on social media, supergroup Hellyeah announced that they will be releasing a new album next year, their last with late drummer Vinnie Paul, also of Pantera and Damageplan fame, who died in June of this year. The post reads:

“See you all next year and with a new record that is going to blow you away!!”

More information will be revealed as soon as it becomes available.

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See: Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals’ Entire Pantera Covers Set In West Hollywood, CA

Ex-Pantera singer Phil Anselmo paid tribute to his late bandmates “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott and Vinnie Paul, November 16th during a show at The Viper Room in West Hollywood, CA. That show saw Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, perform an exclusive set of Pantera covers.

The group livestreamed that show with footage available below.

The setlist for the performance included the below covers:

“Use My Third Arm”
“Mouth For War”
“Death Rattle”
“I’m Broken” (feat. Shawn Knight of Child Bite)
“This Love”
“Fucking Hostile”
“A New Level”

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Vinnie Paul’s (Pantera, HELLYEAH) Official Cause Of Death Revealed

The Clark County Coroner has determined the official cause of death for late Pantera, HELLYEAH etc. drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. The coroner has declared that Paul died in his sleep as the result of dilated cardiomyopathy, while severe coronary artery disease also played a part in his death as well.

Comments a representative of the family:

“Vincent Paul Abbott died from natural causes, specifically, dilated cardiomyopathy. Severe coronary artery disease was identified as a significant condition to the cause of death according to the official report submitted by the Clark County Coroner’s office. We ask that you please continue to respect the privacy of the family and friends of Vinnie Paul. No further statement will be issued.”

Vinnie Paul Abbott passed away on June 22nd, 2018 at the age of 54 in his Las Vegas home. He was laid to rest alongside his brother, late Pantera/Damageplan guitarist ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott and his mother Carolyn at the Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Arlington, Texas.

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Las Vegas Review-Journal Report: Vinnie Paul Died From Major Heart Attack

The Las Vegas Review-Journal are reporting that drummer Vinnie Paul‘s (HELLYEAH, ex-Pantera, etc.) passing this past Friday, June 22nd, according to those who knew him was the result of a ‘major heart attack’. An exact cause of death has not been officially confirmed/determined yet.

Last night Paul‘s ex-Pantera bandmate Phil Anselmo shared the below photo of a lit candle. Anselmo and Vinnie had a bitterly estranged relationship for well over a decade.

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Dimmu Borgir And More Confirmed For Bloodstock 2014

With Bloodstock twenty weeks away, there’s still plenty to announce as yet more bands rack up for this year’s event at Catton Park, taking place between August 7th to 10th, 2014.

Dimmu Borgir is set to be Friday’s main stage special guest and will be playing the band’s only U.K. show in 2014 at Bloodstock. The band is hard at work on new material planned for release later this year. Comments Shagrath:

“We are excited for our return to Bloodstock 2014, the one and only UK festival we do this year. It will be a special event for sure, without revealing too much, but a 20th anniversary show will not go unnoticed. Await the return of symphonic darkness.”

Bloodstock is also pleased to reveal an extra special late night performance from Texas groove metal kings, Hellyeah. The band will be taking the roof off the Sophie big top stage late on Saturday, performing after the stage headliners, Sister Sin. The band’s legendary drummer, Vinnie Paul comments: “Bloodstock is one of the best festivals to play anywhere in the world!! Hellyeah is very excited to be a part of it again! Get your game face on and let’s rip this one up! Cheers!! I’m Vinnie Paul and I approve this message!!”

Grabbing an opening slot on Friday’s main stage will be homegrown extreme metal outfit, Bloodshot Dawn.

Fellow Brits De Profundis will also bring the band’s twist on progressive death metal to Friday’s Sophie Stage. The band exclaims, “Back in 2008, Bloodstock was a springboard for De Profundis’ career. Now six years later with our forthcoming EP and album we are looking to cement our name in the UK metal scene with an explosive performance!”

Also up on Friday’s Sophie Stage is London extreme metal crew Aghast!!, commenting, “We are honoured to be given the opportunity to play the Sophie stage with our heroes at the UK’s biggest and ‘truest’ independent metal festival. To say that we’re excited is an understatement! See you in the beer tent.”

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Unreleased Pantera Song Debuts As Video

The unreleased Pantera track “Piss” was finally unveiled at the Golden Gods Awards in video homage form on April 11th. While combing the Pantera vaults for the 20th anniversary reissue of “Vulgar Display of Power,” drummer Vinnie Paul made an astounding discovery – this unreleased track “Piss” from the sessions. This track will be featured on the CD/DVD deluxe edition Of “Vulgar Display Of Power,” which will be available May 15th From Rhino records.

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