HELLYEAH Shares New Video For “Skyy and Water” in Tribute to Vinnie Paul

HELLYEAH has shared the official music video for the song “Skyy And Water”, a moving tribute to late drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. The Wombat Fire-directed clip features backstage and performance footage of Abbott, who passed away more than a year ago. “Skyy And Water” is taken from HELLYEAH’s sixth studio album, Welcome Home, out now via Eleven Seven Music. You can read the Ghost Cult review here. Vinnie Paul died in June 2018 at the age of 54 in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. The official cause of death was dilated cardiomyopathy, an enlarged heart, as well as severe coronary artery disease. Continue reading

ALBUM-REVIEW: HELLYEAH – Welcome Home

I believe that it is human nature to want to find a lasting way to immortalize a loved one that has passed away. History has proven that the custom of creating a tangible or abstract method paying homage to the deceased has been a mainstay in almost every culture bringing comfort and solace for centuries. Humans that possess the soul of an artist seem to process loss and grief on a completely different level, most of the time creating something ethereal from their pain. Case in point, the sixth studio album from Heavy Metal badasses HELLYEAH, Welcome Home (Eleven Seven Music) is a fitting and spine-tingling tribute to their dearly departed drummer, Vinnie Paul Abbott. The album as a whole possesses some very tasty stand out tracks. Continue reading

HELLYEAH Shares New Music Video – “Welcome Home”

HELLYEAH is coming back with their new album Welcome Home, due out on September 27th via their label Eleven Seven Music. It is the final album with drummer and band co-founder Vinnie Paul who died in 2018 of a heart attack. Watch the video for the title track of the album, directed by William “Wombat” Felch with 2nd DP Sebastien Paquet. Pre-orders are also live at the link below. Continue reading

Five Finger Death Punch, Brian May, Brantley Gilbert and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Share New Cover of “Blue On Black’

Five Finger Death Punch who had a hit with a cover of Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s first charting song ‘Blue on Black’ has re-recorded the song in a special new Country-fied version. Joining FFDP is Shepherd, Queen legend Dr. Brian May, Country Music star Brantley Gilbert. Mixed by frequent FFDP collaborator Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Shania Twain, Disturbed). You can purchase and stream ‘Blue On Black’ today worldwide via Prospect Park (North America) and Eleven Seven Music (ex. North America). The artists also premiered an official music video for how they made the track, which you can watch now. The artists and their respective labels are donating all proceeds from the collaboration to the Gary Sinise Foundation, which honors America’s defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need. Continue reading

From Ashes To New Shares New Video For ‘My Name’

 

Neo Nu-Metal band From Ashes To New has shared a new music video for their track ‘My Name’. Directed and edited by Josh Adams the clip for the song is the inspirational story of how the band came back from the brink to fast becoming one of the hardest working, busiest bands today with an ever growing fan base. The track comes from their recent album The Future (Eleven Seven Music Group/Better Noise). Check out the video now! Continue reading

Papa Roach – Who Do You Trust?

I don’t think a history lesson is needed in regard to the musical stylings of Papa Roach, one-time nu-Metal darlings and voice of a generation to Rock gods in waiting. New album Who Do You Trust? (Eleven Seven Music) is now over the horizon and for a band that has been treading water for too long, maybe this is the album that pushes them back to the heights they once reached? Continue reading

Vinnie Paul’s Girlfriend And Record Label Pay Respects To The Fallen Hero

The music world is still reeling after the loss of Vinnie Paul Abbott of Pantera and HELLYEAH this weekend. A report from the family has come down that Vinnie died in his sleep, but no further information about the cause of his death is available, In the meantime tributes continue to pour in from all over the world. You can read Ghost Cult’s memorial tribute to him at this link. Notably, Vinnie’s longtime girlfriend Chelsea and Eleven Seven Music Group have issued statements about Vinnie’s passing.  Continue reading