That time Vinnie Paul told me that the guy on the cover of Pantera’s new album got paid $300 for getting punched in the face
By Steve Newton
I interviewed Pantera cofounder and drummer Vinnie Paul on February 20, 1992, five days before the release of the band’s sixth album, Vulgar Display of Power.
The followup to its breakthrough Cowboys from Hell LP, VDOP featured a cover photo of some guy getting punched in the head, so when Vinnie called me from a tour stop in Cincinnati I asked him about that.
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