Sunday, June 24, 2018

Vinnie Paul Abbott's cause of death revealed


According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, sources who knew Vinnie Paul Abbott said the former Pantera drummer had suffered "a major heart attack" when he died in his sleep on Friday, June 22 at his home in Las Vegas. He was 54 years old.

Vinnie Paul's body has been turned over to the medical examiner to determine an official cause of death, TMZ reported. After that, he will be flown back to his home state of Texas to be buried between his mother and brother.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Former Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott dead at 54


Former Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott has died at the age of 54.

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Vinnie passed away Friday in Las Vegas, where he owned a home. No other details of his death were immediately available.

The drummer's passing was confirmed on both his personal and Pantera's Facebook pages, where an identical announcement appeared Friday night.

"Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away," the statement read. "Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No further details are available at this time. The family requests you please respect their privacy during this time."

Thursday, June 21, 2018

2018 MetalRock World Cup


The 2018 MetalRock World Cup started! 16 bands from 16 different countries are battling it out to find the greatest Metal or Rock band on the planet.

Each 'match' will be a public vote, open for 4 days (until 24 June, 11:59 PM PT), and it's an instant knockout. Here is the initial bracket for the first round of the MetalRock World Cup:

Gojira (France) VS Iron Maiden (England)

Three Days Grace (Canada) VS Seether (South Africa)

Lacuna Coil (Italy) VS Ghost B.C. (Sweden)

Rotting Christ (Greece) VS Bullet for my Valentine (Wales)

Volbeat (Denmark) VS Babymetal (Japan)

Rammstein (Germany) VS AC/DC (Australia)

Angra (Brazil) VS Stratovarius (Finland)

Avenged Sevenfold (USA) VS Alestorm (Scotland)

2018 MetalRock World Cup: Avenged Sevenfold vs Alestorm


The eighth match of the MetalRock World Cup 2018 takes place between Avenged Sevenfold (representing the USA) and Alestorm (representing Scotland).

Who do you want to win? The poll below is open until June 24 at 11:59 PM PT. Go!


2018 MetalRock World Cup: Angra vs Stratovarius


The seventh match of the MetalRock World Cup 2018 takes place between Angra (representing Brazil) and Stratovarius (representing Finland).

Who do you want to win? The poll below is open until June 24 at 11:59 PM PT. Go!

2018 MetalRock World Cup: Rammstein vs AC/DC


The sixth match of the MetalRock World Cup 2018 takes place between Rammstein (representing Germany) and AC/DC (representing Australia).

Who do you want to win? The poll below is open until June 24 at 11:59 PM PT. Go!

2018 MetalRock World Cup: Volbeat vs Babymetal


The fifth match of the MetalRock World Cup 2018 takes place between Volbeat (representing Denmark) and Babymetal (representing Japan).

Who do you want to win? The poll below is open until June 24 at 11:59 PM PT. Go!