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Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was found dead Monday, according to The Associated Press. He was 38.

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Gray, who formed the band with Shawn "Clown" Crahan and Anders Colsefini in 1995, was found dead in a Des Moines hotel room on Monday. Police do not suspect foul play, and an autopsy is expected on Tuesday.

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Slipknot, best known for wearing outlandish clown masks and espousing an ultra-violent rhetoric, won a best metal performance Grammy in 1996 for the song "Before I Forget."