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Slipknot bassist died of morphine overdose

Autopsy results show the bassist for heavy metal band Slipknot died of an accidental overdose of morphine and fentanyl, a synthetic morphine substitute, police said Monday. Full story

Slipknot members, widow mourn bassist's death

The eight remaining members of the metal band Slipknot fondly recalled bassist Paul Gray as a man with a big heart who represented everything they loved about their band. Full story

Autopsy results expected soon on Slipknot bassist

Police say they hope to have autopsy results "fairly quickly" on Paul Gray, the bassist for Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot. Full story

Police: Slipknot bassist found dead in Iowa hotel

Paul Gray, the bassist for Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot, was found dead Monday in an Iowa hotel room but there was no indication of foul play, police said. Full story

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Slipknot bassist Paul Gray found dead in hotel

Police: Metal band Slipknot bassist Paul Gray found dead in Iowa hotel; no foul play suspected

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Nov. 13: 63-year-old Italian monk "Brother Metal," is quitting as singer of a popular heavy metal band after he says the devil has turned him into too much of a celebrity. Msnbc's David Shuster reports.

  'Brutal Legend' rocks the foundations

'Brutal Legend' starring Jack Black is a heavy metal head banging rockfest till the very end.  The magic of the world is bound to music, music can heal, destroy, summon minions and rock the foundations of the earth. Msnbc.com's video game reporter Todd Kenreck reviews the game.

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Sept. 3: Just Enough: Kent Jones joins Rachel Maddow to talk about how a new study reveals the music of heavy metal band Metallica seems to have a calming effect on tamarin monkeys.

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