Drummer and co-founder of steel band Pantera, Vinnie Paul, died of pure causes.
In line with The Related Press, Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg introduced on Monday that Paul, whose full title was Vincent Paul Abbott, died from cardiomyopathy (or an enlarged coronary heart) on June 22 at his Las Vegas dwelling. He was 54.
Per the outlet, coronary artery illness was recognized as a big situation in his demise.
In June, Pantera introduced Paul’s demise on the band’s Fb web page.
“Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has handed away. Paul is finest identified for his work because the drummer within the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No additional particulars can be found at the moment. The household requests you please respect their privateness throughout this time,” the assertion learn.
Paul and his brother, Dimebag Darrell, shaped the legendary steel band in 1981, Billboard reported. The band was nominated for 4 Grammy awards and had 9 albums make it to the Billboard 200.
The band’s 1994 album “Far Past Pushed” reached primary on the Billboard chart. “Stroll” and “Cemetery Gates” are two of the band’s best-known songs.
After the band broke up in 2003, Paul and his brother shaped Damageplan. In 2004, the band was performing in Columbus, Ohio, when Darrell was shot and killed.
Paul was additionally the drummer for heavy steel supergroup Hellyeah. The band additionally included Mudvayne singer Chad Grey and Tom Maxwell of Nothingface.
Fox Information’ Kathleen Joyce and The Related Press contributed to this report.