VINNIE PAUL Talks New HELLYEAH CD, Death Of DIMEBAG, Unreleased DAMAGEPLAN Music

June 15, 2010

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott (HELLYEAH, PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN). You can now watch the chat in five parts below.

To promote HELLYEAH's forthcoming sophomore album, "Stampede", MTV2 will broadcast the band's "Hell Of A Time" video (directed by Frankie Nasso and Nova Entertainment) once an hour, every hour all day on Wednesday, June 16. You will also be able to see the clip online at www.mtv.com/mtv2.

HELLYEAH has partnered with Stratus Racing to premiere the new NASCAR Nationwide Cot (car of tomorrow),which will be wrapped with the HELLYEAH logo, at Daytona Raceway over the Fourth of July weekend. Fans are being offered a once-in-a-lifetime experience to watch the HELLYEAH-wrapped #73 car from the pit for its Daytona race on July 2, 2010. Those who purchase the package will watch the race from that special vantage point with the members of HELLYEAH and the Stratus Racing crew. Only 20 packages will be sold in total and they’re currently available for purchase at www.stratusracinggroup.com.

"Stampede" will be released in North America on July 13. The "super deluxe" edition of the CD will feature the album itself, a bonus DVD, a limited-edition lenticular 3D cover with an expanded booklet, a HELLYEAH bull skull, instant downloads of the album tracks "Cowboy Way" and "Hell Of A Time" on June 1 and an MP3 download of the full album on June 29, two weeks prior to its official release date. The standard "deluxe edition" will contain the album, a bonus DVD, instant downloads of the album tracks "Cowboy Way" and "Hell Of A Time" on June 1 and an MP3 download of the full album on June 29.

HELLYEAH will headline the Jägermeister Second Stage at the first annual Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival, which is set to rock North America in August-October. Performing on the main stage will be DISTURBED and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, along with STONE SOUR and HALESTORM. AIRBOURNE, HAIL THE VILLAIN, NEW MEDICINE and the Jägermeister Battle of The Bands Winner in each city will round out the Jägermeister Second Stage bill. The 36-date tour launches August 17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and will visit arenas and amphitheatres across North America before wrapping October 4 in Madison, Wisconsin.

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