Chad Gray

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Chad Gray
Chad Gray - 9-30 Club.jpg
Chad Gray performing with HELLYEAH in 2008
Background information
Also known as Kud, Chüd, Helvis
Born (1971-10-16) October 16, 1971 (age 43)
Decatur, IL, U.S.
Occupations Vocalist, Songwriter, Musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1996–present
Labels Epic
No Name Recordings
Bullygoat Records
Associated acts Mudvayne, Hellyeah
Website www.mudvayne.com
www.hellyeahrocks.com

Chad Gray (born October 16, 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, US), is the lead vocalist for the American metal band Mudvayne and the groove metal band Hellyeah.

Personal life[edit]

Gray is the son of Dan and Mitzi Davis of Edgewater, Florida[disambiguation needed]. In Hellyeah's DVD, Below the Belt, he talks of how his grandmother, Betty Rau, raised him and would bring him to perform in choir.

He quit his factory job that paid $40,000 a year to move to Peoria, Illinois and formed Mudvayne.[1]

In 2005, Gray's grandmother Betty Rau died after battling cancer for several years.

Gray recently divorced Kelli Olson.

Gray dedicated the Hellyeah song "Thank You" to his grandmother and also wrote Mudvayne's "Death Blooms" about her illness.

Gray is known both for his clean singing and trademark screams and growls.

Gray has made several guest appearances with other bands, including on the songs "Monsters" by V Shape Mind, "Falling Backwards" by Bloodsimple and "Miracle" by Nonpoint.

Gray has made an appearance during Mitch Lucker's Memorial Show and sang "Fuck Everything" by Suicide Silence.

Discography[edit]

Mudvayne[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see Mudvayne discography.

Hellyeah[edit]

References[edit]