Vinnie Paul

1964 - 2018

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Vincent Paul Abbott (March 11, 1964 – June 22, 2018) was an American musician best known for being the drummer and co-founder of the heavy metal band Pantera. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vinnie Paul has received more than 4,333,226 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Vinnie Paul is the 1,269th most popular musician (down from 1,213th in 2019), the 6,255th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,006th in 2019) and the 448th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Vinnie Pauls by language

Over the past year Vinnie Paul has had the most page views in the with 509,596 views, followed by Spanish (43,804), and German (26,614). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Southern Azerbaijani (179.20%), Bosnian (94.40%), and Simple English (82.17%)


Among musicians, Vinnie Paul ranks 1,269 out of 3,175Before him are Gene Pitney, Lee Ritenour, János Starker, Arthur De Greef, Elly Ney, and Paul Gray. After him are Markus Grosskopf, Emanuel Ax, Terry Melcher, Blind Blake, Oliver Shanti, and Herbie Mann.

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Among people born in 1964, Vinnie Paul ranks 215Before him are Georg von Habsburg, Giuseppe Giannini, Vreni Schneider, Minami Takayama, Lori Loughlin, and Šarūnas Marčiulionis. After him are Saud Al-Shuraim, Michael Kremer, José Bordalás, Maxim Kontsevich, Luciano Floridi, and Sven Väth. Among people deceased in 2018, Vinnie Paul ranks 290Before him are Toshiko Fujita, Donald Moffat, Fadil Vokrri, George Maxwell Richards, Barys Kit, and Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi. After him are Jacques Higelin, Győző Kulcsár, Mary Carlisle, Mario Perniola, Oleg Anofriyev, and Lucho Gatica.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Vinnie Paul ranks 6,255 out of 20,380Before him are Paul Gray (1972), John W. Foster (1836), Harry Davenport (1866), Sandra Harding (1935), Spencer Haywood (1949), and Dan Graham (1942). After him are Fred Kelly (1891), Olive Borden (1906), Ashrita Furman (1954), John McIntire (1907), Zane Grey (1872), and Richard Anuszkiewicz (1930).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Vinnie Paul ranks 448Before him are Jack Nitzsche (1937), Jason Becker (1969), Jimmy Reed (1925), Gene Pitney (1940), Lee Ritenour (1952), and Paul Gray (1972). After him are Terry Melcher (1942), Blind Blake (1893), Herbie Mann (1930), Nathan East (1955), Stan Kenton (1911), and Joshua Bell (1967).