HELLYEAH Premiere “Welcome Home” Music Video

HELLYEAH have premiered a new video for their new song “Welcome Home.” This is the title track of the band’s new album, which will be released on September 27. That effort will be the group’s last to feature the late Vinnie Paul.

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HELLYEAH To Release New Album “Welcome Home” In September, Announce U.S. Tour

HELLYEAH have announced that their new album “Welcome Home” will be released on September 27. The effort will feature Vinnie Paul’s final studio recordings and a video for the first single “333“ can be found HERE. A video for the title track will also premiere on Friday (May 17).

In other news, the band have also announced a U.S. tour. Stone Sour‘s Roy Mayorga will continue drumming for the group like he did at their recent Las Vegas show. Kyle Sanders said the following about the trek:

“While Vinnie Paul is obviously irreplaceable, one thing we can’t not do is tour. As easy as it would be to say we’re not going on the road, we have to. Vinnie would be extremely disappointed in us if we didn’t promote this record properly.

He’d be pissed off at all of us for putting all this work into finishing the record and then just letting it sit there on the shelf while we put a couple of songs to radio and whatever…and we know that.”

Tour Dates:

07/23 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
07/24 North Myrtle Beach, SC – House Of Blues
07/26 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
07/27 Inwood, WV – Shiley Acres
07/28 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
07/30 Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
07/31 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
08/01 Ashwaubenon, WI – Green Bay Distillery
08/03 Denver, CO – Summit
08/04 Sturgis, SD – Iron House Saloon
08/07 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
08/08 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
08/10 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
08/11 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
08/13 Wichita, KS – The Cotillion
08/14 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
08/16 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
08/17 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues

HELLYEAH Play First Show Since Vinnie Paul’s Passing, May 11th Declared “Vinnie Paul Day” In Clark County, Nevada

HELLYEAH took the stage for the first time since the tragic death of Vinnie Paul for a special tribute show at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas, NV last night (May 11). Footage from the concert, which saw the band performing with guest drummer Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour), can be seen below. It’s worth noting that the set included the live debut of “333” and covers of Pantera’s “I’m Broken” and “Walk.” Furthermore, the day was also declared “Vinnie Paul Day” in Clark County, NV. You can see footage of the proclamation below as well.

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HELLYEAH Officially Recruit Stone Sour’s Roy Mayorga As Their Guest Drummer

HELLYEAH have officially recruited Stone Sour’s Roy Mayorga as their guest drummer. He will be taking the stage with the band during their Vinnie Paul tribute show at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas, NV on May 11. The group issued the following statement:

“Please welcome our dear friend and brother Roy Mayorga, who will be guesting behind the drum kit as we honor our brother Vinnie Paul. These men had so much love and mutual respect for each other, this makes our transition so much easier. Ready or not, here we come!”

HELLYEAH Tease New Song

HELLYEAH have shared another new teaser for one of the songs on their upcoming album. The record, which is tentatively set to be released on June 28, will be the band’s last with late drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott.

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"The sky is…"

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HELLYEAH Rumored To Have Recruited Drummer Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour)

According to Blabbermouth, some unconfirmed rumors have been circulating saying that HELLYEAH have recruited Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga. This news comes after Mayorga recently shared photos of his new drum setup, which looks similar to the one used by the late Vinnie Paul Abbott. HELLYEAH will return to the stage next month to play a special celebration of life show for Abbott at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas, NV on May 11.

HELLYEAH Premiere “333” Music Video

HELLYEAH have premiered a new video for their new song “333.” This track is from the band’s new album, which is tentatively set to be released on June 28. The effort will be their last to feature the late Vinnie Paul Abbott.

Chad Gray commented:

“Vinnie originally came up with the idea for ‘333’. A lot of people may think Vinnie was just a drummer, but he was much more than just a badass, slamming, smashing drummer. He understood production and composition and he was very much a contributor to the writing process. This song was his baby; it belonged to and came from him.

Unfortunately, by the time I was ready to actually write the lyrics, it was after Vinnie had passed. The lyrics embrace and recognize the feelings that most metal fans have. Being treated like outcasts and being judged for the way we look or dress. It’s a reminder to all the metal fans that no matter what, you will always have a place in our worldwide metal community. With that said… Welcome to the family! We’re all the root of half evil reppin’ 333!

I love ‘333’ and what it represents — being half evil. It was a part of Dime and Vinnie before HELLYEAH was formed and very much became a part of HELLYEAH as we carried the torch for Dimebag. They were both so accepting of me and many others, and they taught us to treat people with respect, dignity and humility.”