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  • Slipknot to Honor Paul Gray at Sonisphere Festival Performance

    Slipknot to Honor Paul Gray at Sonisphere Festival Performance

    Slipknot will be making their return to the stage in 2011 as they headline UK’s Sonisphere Festival. The band announced that the show, which is scheduled for July 8th through July 10th, 2011 at Knebworth, will pay homage to the late Paul Gray, who died in May. A statement on the official band site stated,... »

  • Slipknot Asks for Return of Items Stolen From Paul Gray’s Grave

    Slipknot Asks for Return of Items Stolen From Paul Gray’s Grave

    The members of Slipknot are reaching out to the community for the return of items that were stolen from bassist Paul Gray’s grave. Taken from the gravesite were statues of a gargoyle and a Buddah that had been placed there by friends and family. In a statement on their website, Slipknot simply states they want... »

  • Slipknot to Release Download Festival DVD

    Slipknot to Release Download Festival DVD

    Slipknot headlined the Download Festival in the UK during the summer of 2009, performing in front of 80,000 fans. The show will be released on DVD titled (sic)nesses on September 28th. This is one of the last major concerts for founding member and bassist Paul Gray, who passed away in May 2010. The performance was... »

  • Joey Jordison: Slipknot Will Not Replace Paul Gray

    Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison, currently on tour with Rob Zombie, has announced that Slipknot will not replace Paul Gray and will continue making music without a dedicated bassist. Gray was found dead on May 24th, with the cause of death later revealed to be a morphine overdose. Slipknot is in the early stages of their... »

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  • Slipknot Releases Video Tribute to Paul Gray

    Following the passing of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, the band has created a tribute video commemorating their band mate. The video is mostly interview clips of Gray speaking about a wide range of topics including childhood, Des Moines and the band itself, giving fans a better glimpse into the bassist’s life. »

  • Report: Slipknot’s Paul Gray Died of a Drug Overdose

    Reports are starting to surface alleging that Slipknot bassist Paul Gray died from a drug overdose. TMZ has released a recording of the 911 call from the hotel employee who found Gray’s body, indicating that there was “a hypodermic needle next to the bed,” and pills. A toxicology test is underway, with results expected within... »

  • James LoMenzo to Replace Paul Gray on HAIL! Tour

    Last month, we reported that Slipknot bassist Paul Gray would join metal supergroup HAIL! for their upcoming European and Asian tour dates. After Gray’s untimely death on May 24th, HAIL! announced that James LoMenzo would fill in on bass. The group released a statement on the situation: “On Monday we were dealt a devastating blow... »

  • Report: Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Found Dead

    The Des Moines Register is reporting that Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was found dead this morning at an Urbandale, Iowa hotel. He was 38. Police said there was no evidence of foul play, though the investigation continues. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. Our thoughts go out to Gray’s family, friends and bandmates. »

  • Slipknot’s Paul Gray Joins Metal Supergroup HAIL!

    Slipknot bassist Paul Gray will be filling in on bass with metal supergroup HAIL! on their upcoming European and Asian tour dates. The slot opened up after David Ellefson returned to Megadeth. Ellefson approves of his replacement. “I’ve known Paul for a long time and he’s just a great guy. Slipknot is huge and they... »

  • Paul Gray interview and Slipknot tour details

    Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was recently interviewed when the band played at Hovefestivalen outside the city of Arendal, Norway. A two week summer tour is in the works for Slipknot starting August 22 in Seattle, Washington. Tickets are on sale now! Check out the Slipknot HQ for more details. »