Pantera Officially Reveal Vinnie Paul’s Grave Marker
Earlier this week, images of the grave marker began circulating on the Internet, which led to Pantera stating that any shared photos were unauthorized and released without permission. In turn, the group shared a photo of the grave marker with text over the image. Below, the unobscured grave marker can be seen.
At the top, "Vinnie Paul the Brickwall" is etched above the late drummer's full name and birth and death dates. The memorial piece bears the quote, "Don't ever think it's not a good time, if you do think it's not a good time. A good time is a good time, a bad time is a bad time, and a wonderful time is irreplaceable. Hellyeah!"
Vinnie Paul passed away on June 22 of last year at the age of 54. The cause of death was determined to be an enlarged heart while severe coronary artery disease was a major contributing factor.
A public memorial was held on July 1 of last year in Dallas, Texas and was attended by prominent rock and metal figures who were close with Vinnie Paul, including Jose Mangin, Ace Frehley, David Draiman, Charlie Benante and others. He was buried in a KISS casket just like his brother.
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