Hellyeah Salute Vinnie Paul’s Legacy With ‘Skyy and Water’ Video
The entire Welcome Home album is seen as a tribute to Hellyeah's late drummer Vinnie Paul by the band, but the group has made special note to pay homage with their latest single and video, "Skyy and Water."
The Wombat Fire-directed clip, which debuted with the arrival of the new album today (Sept. 27), is filled with video of Paul making the most of his performances and bonding with those he met along his journey in music and is a touching tribute backed by the Chad Gray-sung ballad.
"Don't sweat the small stuff, and just keep on keepin' on," Gray sings in the song, echoing one of Vinnie's favorite phrases. The song, perhaps as much as any on the new album, reflects the band's personal feelings toward the iconic drummer and their longtime friend.
Paul passed away unexpectedly on June 22, 2018 from dilated cardiomyopathy and coronary artery disease. In honor of the late musician, the band has started raising money for the American Heart Foundation while on tour. This link will help if you wish to donate to the Foundation in Vinnie's name.
Hellyeah, 'Skyy and Water"
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