In an announcement made public on the Pantera Facebook account, the public memorial for late drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott will be held on Sunday, July 1 at Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas. Fans interested in attending “Vinnie Paul: A Public Celebration Of Life” must receive a wristband to enter the Bomb Factory. The line for wristbands will begin at noon outside the venue prior to the 3:33 p.m. memorial. The event announcement notes: “There are no advance tickets, lines or lists.” More details about the memorial can be found below.
The musician’s funeral will be held on Saturday, June 30, with the private service also scheduled to begin at 3:33 p.m.
Vinnie Paul passed away on Friday (June 22) at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 54. The former Pantera and Hellyeah drummer’s death “did not appear suspicious,” according to the official report of the event recorded by Metropolitan Police officers.