Category Archives: Vinnie Paul

From Rolling Stone Magazine: Hear Hellyeah Cover Phil Collins With Lost Dimebag Darrell Guitar Performance

Heavy metal supergroup Hellyeah had finished recording the basic tracks for fifth album Unden!able when they started throwing around ideas for a cover song to add to the mix. Guitarist Christian Brady suggested the 1982 Phil Collins song “I Don’t Care Anymore,” and drummer Vinnie Paul burst out laughing — not because he thought it […]

Vinnie Paul speaks out about his upcoming show at Rock On The Range in Columbus, Ohio. It’s his first time playing there since Dimebag Darrell’s death in 2004.

“It’s taken me a long time to really get in the right headspace to where I feel like it was time to do it. And it wasn’t anything specific; we’ve been offered to do it just about every year since HELLYEAH’s been together. And this year, it just kind of hit me. I said, ‘You […]

Check out where our guy Vinnie Paul comes in on Loudwire’s Top 50 Hard Rock + Metal Drummers of All Time!

While frontmen and guitarists get a lot of the glory in rock bands, drummers are very much a driving force behind the music, especially when it comes to hard rock and heavy metal. In the gallery above, we salute the men behind the kit with our picks for the Top 50 Hard Rock + Metal […]

Hellyeah and Down are co-headliners of Dirtfest 2015!

Hellyeah will headline on Friday Aug 7 and Down will headline on Saturday Aug 8. The show takes place at the Birch Run Expo Center in Birch Run, Michigan. Tickets can be purchased here: http://www.dirtfest.com/2015/tickets.html For up to date info on what bands are performing on what days, check out the Dirtfest website here: http://www.dirtfest.com/2015/

Vinnie’s band Hellyeah is on tour with Slayer and King Diamond right now! Check out dates, locations, ticket links, and videos from the tour here.

Asked by Simon the WRRV Interview Series if he was looking forward to HELLYEAH’s participation in this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival with SLAYER, Vinnie said: “Oh yeah, man. SLAYER is one of my favorite bands of all time, and to be on a tour with them is absolutely a dream come true. In […]

VINNIE PAUL: Heavy Metal Festivals Wouldn’t Get Same Kind Of Support In America as they do in Europe

Kerrang! Radio caught up with Vinnie and HELLYEAH guitarist Christian Brady at this year’s edition of the U.K.’s Download festival, which is being held this weekend in Donington Park Read more at http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/vinnie-paul-european-style-heavy-metal-festivals-wouldnt-get-same-kind-of-support-in-america/#fZJvymGTSRCiKc5l.99

VINNIE: Touring With SLAYER And KING DIAMOND Is ‘Dream Come True’

Vinny recently sat down with Simon the WRRV Interview Series. You can listen to the entire interview below. Asked if he was looking forward to HELLYEAH’s participation in this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival with SLAYER, Vinnie said: “Oh yeah, man. SLAYER is one of my favorite bands of all time, and to be […]

Vinnie Paul says HELLYEAH will begin to work on a new album in early 2016

Crazy G of NewEnglandConcertReviews.com conducted an interview with Vinnie Paul when HELLYEAH played at DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on May 8. Hear the entire interview below. Following are some excerpts: On the making of HELLYEAH’s fourth album, 2014’s “Blood For Blood”: “It was a really trying CD at first. We knew we had a […]