Vinnie Paul, the drummer and founding member of the metal band Pantera, has died at the age of 54, the band announced on Facebook.

“Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away,” the band said in a statement. “Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No further details are available at this time. The family requests you please respect their privacy during this time.”

SiriusXM will pay tribute to the metal giant across multiple channels including Liquid Metal (Ch. 40)VOLUME (Ch. 106) and Octane (Ch. 37) .

Liquid Metal (Ch. 40)‘s Jose Mangin will host a LIVE call-in show with artists, family and subscribers Saturday, June 23 at noon ET / 9 am PT. Join the conversation by calling 844-316-3825. Liquid Metal will additionally air blocks of Vinnie’s music every hour for the entire week. Hear songs from all four of Vinnie’s bands: Pantera, Hellyeah, Damageplan and Rebel Meets Rebel.

You can also hear Vinnie Paul’s music on Octane (Ch. 37) as they pay tribute throughout the day.

VOLUME (Ch. 106)‘s Eddie Trunk will host a LIVE call-in show Saturday, June 23 from 3 to 5pm ET. Join the conversation by calling 844-686-5863.

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