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 Brand New Music Video For “Black Flag Army”

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With two weeks to go until their new album Welcome Home releases via Eleven Seven Music, HELLYEAH has shared a new music video for their brand new song ‘Black Flag Army’! Watch it below! Welcome Home is the final album and tribute to HELLYEAH founder Vinnie Paul Abbott (PANTER) who passed away suddenly in June of 2018 from a heart attack. After celebrating the life of Vinnie with an emotional sold-out concert in Las Vegas earlier this year, the band toured extensively across the US where they premiered new material from Welcome Home each night. They continue to honor their late bandmate by donating proceeds from ticket sales to the American Heart Association, helping to raise early awareness for heart disease. Continue reading

HELLYEAH Shares New Album Cover and Backstory in Behind The Scenes Video

HELLYEAH has revealed their new album cover for their album Welcome Home, due out on September 27th, via Eleven Seven Music Group. The news comes in a behind the scenes video with singer Chad Gray. HELLYEAH has just canceled their upcoming tour dates following Tom Maxwell worsening “Trigger Finger” condition that calls for surgery soon. 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

Myrkur Covers King Diamond’s “Welcome Home” On Piano

Revolver Magazine recently relaunched their website, and it’s pretty damn awesome. Not only do you get the news you’d expect, but they’ve also introduced new video series such as No Distortion. This series invites heavy-music artists to switch off the amps, strip down the songs, and showcase their more introspective side. The first video was just released, and features Myrkur performing a masterful cover of King Diamond’s “Welcome Home” on piano. Continue reading