Bassist, Songwriter, Vocalist
Paul Dedrick Gray (April 8, 1972 – May 24, 2010), also known as The Pig or by his number #2, was an American musician, best known as the bassist and one of the founding members of the Grammy Award-winning metal band Slipknot. Wikipedia
Age: 38 (age at death)
Born: 8th April, 1972, Los Angeles, California
Died: 24th May, 2010, Urbandale, Iowa, USA
Height: 6' 2" (188 cm)
Claim to Fame: Slipknot bassist (number#2)
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New SLIPKNOT Bassist's Identity Revealed?
September 12, 2014
The new SLIPKNOT bassist, who is featured in the band's just-released video for the song "The Devil In I", is believed to be Alessandro "Vman" Venturella, who has served as a guitar tech for MASTODON, FIGHTSTAR and COHEED AND CAMBRIA and was also a member of KROKODIL.
A recent interview with Venturella can be found at MusicRadar.com.
A side-by-side comparison of Venturella's distinctive hand tattoo and that from the person posing as SLIPKNOT's new bassist in the... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 5 months ago
Late SLIPKNOT Bassist PAUL GRAY's Wife's Lawsuit Against Doctor Is Dismissed
August 1, 2014
According to The Des Moines Register, a lawsuit filed by the widow of SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray against his former doctor has been dismissed.
Polk County District Judge Dennis Stovall ruled that Brenna Gray waited until after the two-year statute of limitations had run out before filing the lawsuit against Dr. Daniel Baldi.
Paul Gray was found dead on May 24, 2010 after overdosing on drugs in a hotel room in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa, where he and SLIPKNOT... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 7 months ago
Iowa Doctor Charged In Death Of SLIPKNOT Bassist PAUL GRAY Acquitted Of Manslaughter
May 1, 2014
According to DesMoinesRegister.com, the doctor who treated Paul Gray (pictured) in the days before the SLIPKNOT bassist's 2010 death was acquitted of seven counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Daniel Baldi was accused of causing the deaths of Gray and eight others with his careless prescription habits.
Jurors deliberated for two days before decided in favor of Daniel Baldi, whose lawyer contended that none of the patients in question died from overdoses of... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 10 months ago
OZZY, DIO, BON SCOTT, LEMMY, SLASH, DIMEBAG Featured In 'Cemetary Gates' Book - June 7, 2013
Set for release this month via Plexus Publishing is the book "Cemetary Gates: Saints & Survivors Of The Heavy-Metal Scene" by Mick O'Shea.
A description of the illustrated paperback reads as follows: "Between genius and madness, this world and the next, there's nothing but the faintest flicker of a pulse and the cemetery gates.
"Packed with as many egos as one book can hold, 'Cemetery Gates' is the read that takes you inside the... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 1 year ago
Slipknot Members Visit Paul Gray’s Grave on Second Anniversary of His Tragic Death
by: Chad Childers
There’s no doubt that the members of Slipknot are still mourning the death of late bassist and one of the band’s creative compasses, Paul Gray. Thursday (May 24) marked the two-year anniversary of his passing and several members of the band visited the late musician’s gravesite to pay their respects.
Singer Corey Taylor told Revolver, “We just hung out and told some good stories. It felt good to do that. It was the first... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 years ago
Muffled lives explode in understatements.
It even looks exactly like a real book, with pages and print and dust jacket and everything. This disguise is extremely clever, considering the contents: the longest lounge act never performed in the history of the Catskills.
On May 25, 2010, bassist and founding member Paul Gray died from a drug overdose after mixing fentanyl and morphine.