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SLIPKNOT Bassist Found Dead – Initial Reports Indicate No Evidence Of Foul Play

May 24, 2010



Has not been a good first half of the year for metal fans. April saw the loss of PETER STEELE to heart failure, then just about a week ago metal vocal legand RONNIE JAMES DIO passed after a brief but hard fought battle with stomach cancer. Now comes this report from Des MOines:

Urbandale 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, 8800 Northpark Drive, police said.

There was no evidence of foul play, police said, but the investigation is ongoing.

Read more HERE.


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