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Watch KORN, GODSMACK, DEFTONES Members Pay Tribute To VINNIE PAUL At AFTERSHOCK Festival

Members of KORN, GODSMACK, HELLYEAH, DEFTONES, SHINEDOWN and SEVENDUST are among the musicians who took part in a special tribute to late PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott on Saturday, October 13 at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Featured musicians (among others): * ...

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KINGDOM COME Kicks Off 30th-Anniversary Tour In Seattle (Video)

A revamped version of KINGDOM COME — comprised of guitarists Danny Stag and Rick Steier, bassist Johnny B. Frank, drummer James Kottak, along with singer Keith St. John (formerly of MONTROSE and LYNCH MOB) — is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of the band's self-titled debut album by embarking on a U.S. tour. ...

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VINNIE PAUL: Official Cause Of Death Revealed

Vinnie Paul Abbott's cause of death has been revealed. The 54-year-old PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer died of dilated cardiomyopathy — an enlarged heart — as well as severe coronary artery disease, a heart condition. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg told TMZ he died of natural causes. Dilated cardiomyopathy results in is a chronic ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Says NICKELBACK's CHAD KROEGER Is 'A Real Person' Who Is 'Exceptionally Talented'

Canadian musician and producer Devin Townsend has praised NICKELBACK's Chad Kroeger, calling him "a real person" who is "exceptionally talented." Even though NICKELBACK has sold over 50 million records worldwide since it formed in 1995 in Alberta, Canada, the band that peculiar dichotomy of simultaneously being one the world's most despised and popular acts. While ...

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Visiting VINNIE PAUL And DIMEBAG's Final Resting Place (Video)

A husband-and-wife duo of PANTERA fans recently visited Vinnie Paul Abbott's final resting place and posted a 10-minute video of the experience. Check it out below. The PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer was buried on June 30 next to his brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, and their mother, Carolyn, at Moore Memorial Gardens cemetery in ...

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GLENN HUGHES Doesn't See BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Returning To Studio Before 2020

In a brand new interview with Midlands Metalheads Radio, Glenn Hughes spoke about the possibility of more live performances from BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, the band he formed with drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN), guitarist Joe Bonamassa and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, ALICE COOPER, BILLY IDOL). "When we got back together about 18 months ago, ...

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Portraits Of COREY TAYLOR, JONATHAN DAVIS, RANDY BLYTHE Included In Gallery Show 'Why Is Music Important?'

It's estimated that nearly twenty million people are affected by depression in the United States. Left untreated, depression can lead to feelings of hopelessness, decreased neurological function, interpersonal isolation, and loss of interest in activities previously enjoyed. Depression remains the largest perpetuator of suicide, which is the third leading cause of death amongst adolescents ages ...

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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS: 'MRI' Video

"MRI", the new video from Derek Smalls, the bass force formerly of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, can be seen below. The song is taken from his first full-length solo venture, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", which was released on April 13 via Twanky Records/BMG on digital, CD and vinyl. ...

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WILSON Releases Music Video For 'Dumptruck'

WILSON's video for the song "Dumptruck" can be seen below. The clip, conceptualized by vocalist Chad Nicefield and brought to life by Ronny Tibbs and Anthony Maiuri, puts the wacky and unadulterated WILSON spin on classic racing games such as Rad Racer, F-Zero and Grand Prix II. Viewers are taken for a ride on the ...

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GOJIRA Drummer's Art Piece To Benefit Ocean Preservation

On August 2, GOJIRA drummer Mario Duplantier will unveil his fine-art debut collection, "Vers le Cosmos". Completed with art team SceneFour, the release, which is crafted from the new medium of rhythm-on-canvas, took more than a year to complete. One of the works in the collection, however, is earmarked for the ambitious work of the ...

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Surviving HELLYEAH Members Shoot Down New Drummer Claim

The surviving members of HELLYEAH have declared as false rumors that they have recruited Daniel Davison as the replacement for their late drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. After someone edited the band's Wikipedia page to say that the former EVERY TIME I DIE and NORMA JEAN drummer has joined HELLYEAH following Vinnie Paul's death last month, ...

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VINNIE PAUL: New Video Footage Of Final Resting Place

Brand new fan-filmed video footage of Vinnie Paul Abbott's final resting place has been uploaded to YouTube and can now be seen below. The PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer was buried on June 30 next to his brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, and their mother, Carolyn, at Moore Memorial Gardens cemetery in Arlington, Texas. He ...

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Tattoo Artist Creates Portrait Of SLAYER's KERRY KING

Chris Saint Clark is a name spread across many industries, mainly for his fantastic artwork and being an industry renowned tattoo artist specializing in black-and-gray realism and owner of notable Nashville-based tattoo studio Kustom Thrills. He is also a musician, an actor (2015's "The Devil Walks Among Us" and 2014's "Race With The Devil") and ...

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VINNIE PAUL: Video Footage Of Final Resting Place

Fan-filmed video footage of Vinnie Paul Abbott's final resting place can be seen below. The PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer was buried on Saturday (June 30) next to his brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, and their mother, Carolyn, at Moore Memorial Gardens cemetery in Arlington, Texas. He was laid to rest in a custom "Kiss ...

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