A great deal of famous rock lore lies in the rubble of a hilltop household at 1209 Hickory Valley Court docket in Arlington.
It’s what stays of the residence when owned by late hefty metal drummer Vinnie Paul, co-founder of the rock band Pantera. In 2018, Paul died at 54 from a heart ailment in his other house in Las Vegas.
But previous radio deejay Derek “D-Rock” Walker of North Richland Hills swung by the web site and posted shots of the demolished remains of the home in a Facebook write-up. Walker’s images display the leveled homesite with a bulldozer and dump truck nearby.
“Absolutely intestine wrenching and heartbreaking,” Walker wrote on the write-up. “This was not only a significant metallic landmark but a staple in Pantera’s rock and roll legacy. Marketed off to non-public investors to be leveled for a new establish. If you had been privileged sufficient to be invited above, cherish the recollections forever…
“Ironically plenty of the very last image of Vinnie Paul’s Engage in Property, the “Brick Wall” stands by yourself. 💔”
The Tarrant Appraisal District exhibits the dwelling was crafted in 1995 by Vincent Paul Abbott (Paul’s full title). Metrotex Acquisitions LLC took ownership of the property on Sept. 21.
Chris Johnston controls Metrotex Acquisitions and shown the home with his son Christopher. They are co-entrepreneurs of Texas Very best Dwelling Consumers in North Richland Hills.
Up-to-date appraisal district records list Robert Brown of Fort Truly worth as the proprietor. The appraised value of the 4-bed room house that showcased a significant pool with waterfall and spa was $585,515.
In February, Avenged Sevenfold singer M. Shadows tweeted an NFT-based mostly funding prepare to invest in the household, but it did not materialize. An estate sale of Paul’s possessions by way of Backstage Auctions will near Sunday.
The home was surely unique and was not nearly anything like the brick, Texas-type suburban properties in the place. The house had a white stucco exterior and a black-and-white inside.
The house’s 30-foot-tall barrel ceilings in the primary living space give off a silo search. On the hilltop, the house presented sights of downtown Fort Really worth, Veridian Lake, Las Colinas, and Arlington.
Pantera became properly-recognized inside of the rock group for “raucous liquor-fueled parties while on tour and back again at property,” in accordance to a biography of Paul posted by the Texas State Historical Affiliation.
“He needed a bash household, and which is what he built,” Johnston informed Candy’s Grime in February.