It is with a heavy heart that we report that Vinnie Paul has died; he was 54.  Best known for the band Pantera that he founded with his brother Dimebag Darrell (RIP), word is that he recently finished laying down tracks for the sixth Hellyeah album in Las Vegas.  No details are being released at this time regarding the cause of death, and all reports ask that respect and privacy be given by his family.  We will keep you updated as we are updated.  You can view photos of Vinnie Paul and his band Hellyeah taken by MIRP here: