Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Dies at Age 38

Celebrity News May. 24, 2010 AT 6:58PM
Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Dies at Age 38 Credit: Annamaria DiSanto/

Paul Gray, the bassist for metal band Slipknot, was found dead at an Iowa hotel on Monday, both TMZ and E! News report.

The rocker was 38 years old.

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The Urbandale Police department told TMZ that a hotel employee discovered Gray's body early Monday.

Police found no evidence of foul play, but an investigation into Gray's death has begun. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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As a member of the Grammy-winning band (whose members rarely step out without their trademark masks), Gray often went by the monikers of "#2" and "The Pig." He was arrested in 2003 on suspicion of cocaine and marijuana, E! reports.

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