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Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2018

Pantera (from left): Rex Brown, Dimebag Darrell Abbott, Phil Anselmo and Vinnie Paul

Vinnie Paul Abbott

Band: Pantera

Position: drummer

Died: June 22

Cause of death: undisclosed

Age: 54

Distinction: Co-founder of the heavy metal band Pantera with his brother "Dimebag Darrell" Abbott, who was killed by a fan on stage 2004.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, editor-in-chief of Freedom Leaf, co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness, and the former editor of High Times.