Van Halen Icon Mourns Tragic Death Of ‘My Brother’


Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar mourned the death of his ‘brother,’ late Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul, who passed away last year, in a new Instagram posts. Vinnie Paul would have turned 55 on Tuesday.

“Happy birthday my brother 55 would’ve been one hell of a party at the Cabo Wabo. We all Miss you #straightshots in order #vinniepaul.”

Hagar also recently announced, “It’s that time of year again! Sammy’s Birthday Bash is back in 2019 and will be taking place on October 9th, 11th, & 13th. ⁣

Tickets will be handled in the usual fashion with a registration process followed by a random drawing. This will happen after the Circle tour wraps in June.⁣

Good luck and see you in Cabo!⁣

#birthdaybash #cabo #isitoctoberyet.”

He also recently posted, “Happy birthday to my first born @aaronhagar. After 49 years you feel as much like a brother as a son to me. I have truly enjoyed watching you grow up and become a good human being. Love ya. Pop. #likefatherlikeson #thisiswhatitsallabout #happybirthday #pisces.”

Sammy Hagar will release an album and tour with his band The Circle this year. Hagar recently revealed that Michael Anthony was contacted about a potential Van Halen reunion six months ago, but said he didn’t know anything beyond that.–3/