SLIPKNOT Bassist Paul Gray Found Dead!!!!

What the hell!! I can't really write up a long post right now, but this is just too shocking!

It appears that Slipknot bassist Paul Gray (full name Paul Dedrick Gray) was found dead at a local hotel in his hometown of Des Moines, Iowa.

Blabbermouth reports:

"According to the Des Moines Register, Urbandale, Iowa police are investigating the death of SLIPKNOT's bass guitarist at a local hotel.
Paul Dedrick Gray, 38, of Johnston was found dead at approximately 10:50 a.m. today by an employee at TownePlace Suites (pictured below), 8800 Northpark Drive, police said.

There was no evidence of foul play, police said.
According to, the Polk County Medical Examiner's Office is assisting in the death investigation and will perform an autopsy on Tuesday. Toxicology testing will be completed to determine if there were any contributing factors in the death of Gray, police said. Witnesses reported that items from the hotel room were carried out of the hotel around 2 p.m."

This is seriously a bad month for metal.
R.I.P Paul
(April 8, 1972 – May 24, 2010)

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