Бывший барабанщик PANTERA, Винни Пол Эбботт, скончался в возрасте 54 лет. По сообщению Las Vegas Review-Journal, он скончался в пятницу в своем доме в Лас-Вегасе. Никаких деталей смерти пока не сообщается.
Новость подтверждена на официальной странице музыканта и официальном аккаунте PANTERA в Facebook:
«Винни Пол Эбботт, известный просто как Винни Пол, ушел из жизни. Наибольшую известность он получил как ударник PANTERA и HELLYEAH. Никаких деталей на текущей момент, семья выступает с просьбой уважать их личное пространство в это тяжелое время».
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Rock in peace Vinnie Paul Say hi to brother Dime from all of us We love you . Wish you were still here. Gone too soon man . Thanks for the music. And more importantly 30 years of non stop friendship. How rare is that In this business? I'm really gonna miss you ? pic.twitter.com/LUY41pzC0l
So sad to hear of the death of Vinnie Paul. Loved when Pantera did shows with us and in later years Vinnie was always front and center at all KISS shows. RIP and condolences to his family. https://t.co/DaQREBNVW7
I just woke up in Belgium to the news that my friend Vinnie Paul has passed away. Another metal hero taken too soon. Say hello to Daryl for me. Rest In Peace, my dear friend. @Pantera@hellyeahband#vinniepaul
I have no words .... RIP Vinnie ..... you were one of the kindest. Sweetest humans to ever grace this earth ... the only comfort I have right now is the best brother combo to ever play… https://t.co/rcj3tr8RX3
I’m in shocked to say the least. I was praying to God the news wasn’t true....unfortunately and sadly it is. RIP my friend you are and will forever be missed. I will always be grateful for… https://t.co/HeL7LbDtri
We have no words. I just saw Vinnie last week in Las Vegas when he attended our show. One of the nicest guys we ever talked to, learned a lot from him and the stories were amazing. We even talked about possibly touring together again. This really sucks. RIP friend. pic.twitter.com/JgbBFD0klS
Rest In Peace Vinnie Paul ..Thanks for the great hangs, the drum battles in your house all night until the sun came up, getting me an audition w Ozzy that I blew & you busted my balls for 18 years about how bad I was. A friend, A Drummer, A man taken too soon...you will be missed pic.twitter.com/16TMBFboB3
I've absolutely no words to express how saddened I am to hear of the passing of Vinnie Paul! One of the nicest, most down to earth gentlemen in this business I've ever had the pleasure of calling my friend. It was an absolute honor to have toured & shared the stages with you! RIP
Got to hang out with Vinnie in LV a few years ago. He was a gentleman with a huge heart. So, so sorry to hear this news and completely shocked? God Bless you Vinnie, God speed my friend??? RIP #vinniepaulhttps://t.co/5ReGEkgT2K
#Rip Vinnie Paul , A monster of a drummer and always the life of the party !! Thanks for all the good times and the hospitality at The Clubhouse in Dallas . A true Rock N Roll Spirit that will be truly missed . pic.twitter.com/HXq1cPS3BU
Vinnie was here the first time Phil and I stepped on stage together after 12 years . He loved and supported everyone he could . His phrase was “ Big Love “ and that’s how he lived his life… https://t.co/ZSRCyTQK1C
I am loss for words... thank you for everything, the music and the laughs, you always made me and the guys feel special. Heartbroken. Rest in peace and give a hug to Dime and Peter for… https://t.co/DbpyPvceyf
Very saddened to wake up in Belgium today to the news of Vinnie Paul’s passing. You were a good friend and left us an amazing legacy. Go home in peace.... #ripvinniepaul hellyeahofficial… https://t.co/Wwn5VQqzbr
I’m sad to hear my friend Vinnie Paul has passed away. Always one of the sweetest people in this rock n roll world. I will never forget his laugh. Also, the intro to our song 10 strikes you’re out is a straight up Vinnie quote. 1,2, BBQ!!!!!!
Absolutely shocked and saddened to hear the passing of Vinnie Paul. Had the pleasure to have met and share the stage with you a few times on this crazy journey. And everytime was a dream… https://t.co/PUD9irbERZ
Vin, you have left a gigantic hole in the world. Thank you for your kindness, your generosity and your friendship. There will never be another like you. You will be eternally missed. ❤️❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/MZUgnEigjJ
Vinnie Paul: one of our biggest influences, gone way to soon. We’re thankful to have toured with him and Pantera on Ozzfest 2000. He and Dime were nothing but kind to us. His contributions to heavy music are undeniable. Our prayers go out to the Abbot family. Cheers, cowboy. pic.twitter.com/yMJgjozemF
This just totally fuckin sucks. R.I.P. Vinnie Paul. ?You’ve influenced and inspired millions. You are forever a legend. You were always a party, and made everybody part of it. It was an… https://t.co/T05Bhmx9CB