- Paul Gray (Slipknot)
Infobox Musical artist
Name = Paul Gray
Img_capt = Paul Gray performing in Slipknot at the
Mayhem Festivalin 2008
Background = non_vocal_instrumentalist
Birth_name = Paul Dedrick Gray
Alias = #2, Applesauce
Born = birth date and age|1972|4|8
Origin = Des Moines,
Heavy metal, Nu metal, Alternative metal
Years_active = 1996–present
Bass guitar, backing vocals
Label = Roadrunner,
Nuclear Blast, Pale One, -ismist
Associated_acts = Slipknot, Anal Blast, Vexx, Body Pit, Inveigh Catharsi,
Reggie and the Full Effect
URL = http://www.slipknot1.com
Notable_instruments = Ibanez PGB1L Signature Model
Paul Dedrick Gray (born
April 8, 1972), also known by his number #2,cite web |title = Paul Gray Biography |publisher = IMDB|url = http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0336870/ |accessdate = 2008-05-22] is an American musicianknown as the bassistof Slipknot.
Personal life and career
Gray was born in
Los Angeles, California, shortly before his family relocated to Des Moines, Iowa. In his youth, Gray performed in bands such as Anal Blast, Vexx, Body Pit and Inveigh Catharsi.
As well as lending his bass talents to the band, Gray has also sung backing vocals on select songs Slipknot has performed live, among them "
Spit It Out", "Get This", "People = Shit", "Disasterpiece", "Three Nil", "Pulse of the Maggots" and "Before I Forget" – usually when vocalist Corey Taylor's voice has become too dry, tired, or hoarse. Outside Slipknot, Gray has filled in as bassist for Unidaduring their 2003 tour, appeared on Drop Dead, Gorgeous' " Worse Than a Fairy Tale", done a brief tour with Reggie and the Full Effectand appeared on the Roadrunner Unitedproject, performing bass on "The Enemy" and "Baptized in the Redemption" from the project's album "The All-Star Sessions".
In June 2003, Gray was arrested for
driving under the influenceof drugs.cite web |title = Paul Gray Mugshot |publisher = Mugshots.com |date = 2003 |url = http://www.mugshots.com/Music/Paul+Gray.htm |accessdate = 2007-12-15 ] Turmoil was caused within Slipknot's fanbase when Gray's mugshotfrom the incident surfaced, as at this time, with the exception of Corey Taylor and guitarist James Root, unobstructed photographs of most members of the band's faces were exceptionally rare.
Gray is married as of August 2008.
* 1999: "
Welcome to Our Neighborhood"
* 2002: "
* 2002: "Rollerball"
* 2006: ""
* 2008: ""
* Ibanez PGB1L Paul Gray Signature left handed Bass Guitar (A custom version of the ATK bass, with factory tuning BEAD)
* Warwick Thumb Bolt-On left handed
* Peavey GPS 2600 Power Amp
* Peavey Pro 1600 watt Bass Amp Head
* Peavey Pro 810 Bass Enclosure
* [http://www.slipknot1.com Slipknot website]
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