According to Pantera's Official Facebook page, and Billboard.com, legendary drummer, current Hellyeah member and co-founder of Pantera Vinnie Paul has died. He was 54.

Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul's representatives have confirmed his death to Billboard.com. No further details have been released. The family has asked for everyone to respect their privacy at this time.

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We are continuing to search sites for info because we really wish this was a hoax. Unfortunately, the rock community has lost a legend tonight. You can see social media is beginning to mourn the loss of this rock god.

We will keep you updated when we find out more details on the death of Vinnie Paul.