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Vinnie Paul Hosted his 50th Birthday Bash at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Paul Shortino and Vinnie Paul's birthday bash at Vinyl
Rock ‘n’ roll legend Vinnie Paul, best known as the drummer in the heavy metal group HELLYEAH, hosted his 50th birthday bash inside Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Wednesday, March 11 (Pictured: Paul Shortino and Vinnie Paul at Vinyl – Photo credit: © Chase Stevens/ Kabik Photography/ Retna)

Frankie Moreno and friends at Vinyl
Frankie Moreno and friends at Vinyl

Photo credit: © Chase Stevens/ Kabik Photography/ Retna.

Paul, along with many of his close friends and family members, took over the intimate venue for an unforgettable celebration. As guests walked in, Las Vegas-based rock band Sin City Sinners joined by Slash bassist Todd Kerns performed a cover of Guns N’ Roses song “Welcome to the Jungle.”

Vinnie Paul with DJ Ashba
Vinnie Paul with DJ Ashba

Photo credit: © Chase Stevens/ Kabik Photography/ Retna.

Attendees continued to hop on stage throughout the night including Guns N’ Roses lead guitarist DJ Ashba, LA Guns vocalist Phil Lewis, Papa Roach drummer Tony Palermo, Ace Frehley drummer Scot Coogan, Zowie Bowie performer Chris Phillips, Armored Saint and DC4 guitarist Jeff Duncan and more, to perform some of the greatest hits in rock ‘n’ roll history. Paul was seen having a great time and was shocked when a customized birthday cake shaped as a HELLYEAH bass drum and drumsticks was presented to him.

Lydia Ansel, Vinnie Paul and Zowie Bowie with friends
Lydia Ansel, Vinnie Paul and Zowie Bowie with friends

Photo credit: © Chase Stevens/ Kabik Photography/ Retna.

Additional celebrity guests that were in attendance include Las Vegas Strip headliner Frankie Moreno, actor Brian Thomas, professional dancer Lacey Schwimmer, Asia frontman John Payne, Quiet Riot vocalist Paul Shortino, Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich, Lynch Mob vocalist Andrew Freeman, musician Zachary Throne, FOX’s “American Idol” finalist Jasmine Trias, singer and magician Ben Stone and more.

innie Paul on stage at his birthday bash inside Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
innie Paul on stage at his birthday bash inside Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: © Chase Stevens/ Kabik Photography/ Retna.