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- Posted on Jun 22nd 2010 4:45AM by Julian Marszalek
As previously reported on Spinner, Gray was found dead on May 25 in a hotel room near the band's hometown of Des Moines, Iowa. Family members raised the alarm after Gray had been out of contact with them for several days.
Gray had struggled with drugs in the past and in 2003 was caught in possession of cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He leaves behind a widow, Brenna, who is expecting the couple's first child.
Slipknot's popularity has increased over the years thanks in part to their outrageously violent stage performances, grotesque masks and the sheer power of their music. Their last album -- 2008's 'All Hope is Gone' -- topped the charts in the UK and Australia and gave the band their first domestic No. 1 album as well.