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Chad Bowar

Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Dies

By May 24, 2010

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According to reports in the Des Moines Register and KCCI TV, Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was found deceased at a hotel in Urbandale, Iowa this morning.  He was 38 years old.  More details as they become available.  In addition to being in Slipknot since 1995, Gray also recently joined Hail!, the all-star project with Tim "Ripper" Owens,  Sepultra's Andreas Kisser and others.  He replaced Dave Ellefson, who rejoined Megadeth.

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May 24, 2010 at 5:53 pm
(1) Stephanie Cherry says:

So sad… He will be greatly missed.

May 25, 2010 at 4:55 am
(2) Edmund Biswas says:

slipknot is one of my favourite bands and the passing away of one the finest bassists really makes me feel sad. he will be missed.

May 25, 2010 at 6:36 am
(3) kirrian says:

I’m sorry to hear Paul Gray has died. He will be missed. My sympathies to the rest of the band.

May 25, 2010 at 5:04 pm
(4) :( says:

Dio,now Paul…I’m starting to think 2010 mite b the death of metal,literally

May 26, 2010 at 1:29 pm
(5) quinn says:

r.i.p paul you have not died in vein you will be rembered by many and you will be greatly missed. many will follow your footprints

December 6, 2010 at 7:16 pm
(6) julie2258 says:

Im so srry for the passing of Paul Gray i love slipknot and i feel very bad for them and Pauls family you will be missed ::::[

September 14, 2011 at 8:30 pm
(7) steven says:

one more fine musician that left us, his talent and knowledge of music may have left us but his musical spirit remains

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