"I'm beyond Pantera. I've done so many other things with my life since then.
"And I always believe if you live in the past, you have no future. So, man, I'm happy doing what I do with Hellyeah, and I'm gonna leave it at that."
After the host asked if we can safely assume that that there are no circumstances under which all the surviving members of Pantera would ever get back together, Vinnie replied:
"That's a pretty damn good assumption. Yeah, man. [Laughs]"
Asked about Rex Brown's 2013 book "Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story of Pantera," in which he was described as "a strange person" who "was always all about the 'party, party, party" but "only got laid maybe one out of ten times," Vinnie replied:
"All I can say is that...
"I'll refer to Philip's comment about Rex's book: A bunch of mythology, man. We don't know where he came up with all this. More power to him, man."