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Family of Late SLIPKNOT Bassist Reaches Settlement: Rolling Stone
The family of late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray secured a settlement for his death from a drug overdose almost 7 years ago. The Gray family filed the lawsuit on behalf of his daughter, who was born three months after the he overdosed on an array of drugs, including Fentanyl and morphine. The suit alleged that Gray wasn’t properly monitored during his drug addiction treatment. Dr. Daniel Baldi denied he was at fault, but back in 2012 he was charged with multiple counts of involuntary manslaughter related to the deaths of nine patients, including Gray. Prosecutors argued that Baldi had recklessly written prescriptions to patients who clearly struggled with drug abuse.
TRAVIS BARKER Reveals Plans For a Documentary About His Life: Loudwire
In an interview, drummer Travis Barker revealed he’s been working on a documentary about his life, that’ll include interviews with not only his Blink 182 bandmate Mark Hoppus, but also his estranged bandmate Tom DeLonge.
Barker explains: “It’s by the same people who did Steve Aoki’s documentary. It was kind of inspired by my book, but it digs deeper, so it has begun.” Barker says a release date is not confirmed, but he expects it will arrive “really soon.”
GRETA VAN FLEET Announce Spring Tour, Including a Philly Date: Loudwire
Rock n’ roll upstarts Greta Van Fleet have announced a spring U.S. tour. The group, who are often compared to Led Zeppelin because of their retro style, will be in Philly on May 12th at the Electric Factory. Tickets goes on sale this Friday; more info can be found here.
The GVF show is part of MMR’s 50th Birthday Concert Series!