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RIP Slipknot's Paul Gray, Aged 38

25 May

News has filtered through that Slipknot bassist Paul Gray has been found dead in a Marriott ┬áhotel room in Johnson, Iowa. Aged only 38, officials have said they don’t suspect foul play and that an autopsy and toxicology report are due to be performed shortly. His wife Brenna is expecting their child this year.

It has been a bad few months for the metal world, with a number of other high-profile musicians and industry legends passing; including Peter Steele of Type O Negative; Ronnie James Dio, Avenged Sevenfold’s drummer Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan and San Francisco manager/promoter Debbie Abono.