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Slipknot: .5: The Gray ChapterIt seems unlikely that Slipknot’s permanent replacement for late bassist Paul Gray made an appearance on the masked metal band’s latest album, .5: The Gray Chapter.

While band members have acknowledged that original Slipknot bassist Donnie Steele played on some of the record, guitarist Jim Root tells Blabbermouth that he and guitarist Mick Thomson did most of the bass work on the new album.

As for the bassist who will be with the band from here on out — Alessandro “Vman” Venturella’s distinctive hand tattoos were spotted in the video for “The Devil in I” from the new record. Slipknot singer Corey Taylor has also confirmed that Venturella is playing with the band.

You can check out the video for “The Devil in I” here:

.5: The Gray Chapter is available on CD, vinyl and for digital download (iTunes and Amazon MP3).

.5: The Gray Chapter Track List:

  1. XIX
  2. Sarcastrophe
  3. AOV
  4. The Devil in I
  5. Killpop
  6. Skeptic
  7. Lech
  8. Goodbye
  9. Nomadic
  10. The One That Kills the Least
  11. Custer
  12. Be Prepared for Hell
  13. The Negative One