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Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Is Dead

Paul Gray, the bassist for nu-metal band Slipknot — best known for wearing terrifying clown masks, having numbers as stage names, and releasing fantastic 1999 single "Wait and Bleed" — was found dead in a hotel room Monday in Urbandale, Iowa. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, and foul play is not suspected. Gray was 38. [SF Gate]

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