During an interview with Gibson, bassist Rex Brown commented on the feud between Pantera’s vocalist Phil Anselmo and late drummer Vinnie Paul, where Phil was blamed for Dimebag’s death.
After Dimebag’s passing,
After the tragedy, Vinnie Paul’s relationship with Phil Anselmo deteriorated even further, as Brown says that the drummer blamed Anselmo for the death of his younger brother:
“The Phil thing… Yeah, it just got gnarly [between them]… We don’t talk about that s*it in the f**king press, fellows. […]
“[Vinnie] would not have anything to do with Phil, period. He thought that that was the reason his brother was dead. I disagree with that.
“I think this was a nut that had already been out there planning and premeditating whatever move he was gonna make.”