Rocky Gray

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William "Rocky" Gray (born July 2, 1974) is a drummer and guitarist who has been part of the Arkansas metal scene since the early 1990s. He has an extensive career as a musician and is best known as the lead guitarist for Living Sacrifice and the drummer for We Are the Fallen.[1] He also plays drums for Soul Embraced, Mourningside, and Machina and he is the former drummer for Evanescence. Gray is also currently doing a solo album titled, Accursed. Gray is married to Renée Gray with two children, Abraham and Madison, and currently resides in Little Rock, Arkansas. His brother-in-law, Chad Moore, is the vocalist for Soul Embraced and was the bassist for Kill System and the Vocalist for The Burning. Gray formed Solus Deus with members of Bleed the Sky, Chimaira and The Elite.[2] Gray and Moore's band, The Burning, was put on hold in 2002, due to Gray wanting to focus on his other projects.

Bands[edit]

Current bands[edit]

  • Rocky Gray (Solo) – guitars, drums, bass (2014–present)
  • Soul Embraced – lead guitar, vocals (1997–2008, 2014–present), drums (2008–2014)
  • Mourningside – drums (2004–present)
  • Living Sacrifice – lead guitar, backing vocals (1999–2003, 2005, 2008–present)
  • Machina – drums (2005–present)
  • We Are the Fallen – drums (2009–present)
  • Solus Deus – lead guitar, backing vocals (2012–present)
  • Even Devils Die – guitar, Programming (2014–present)[3]

Former bands[edit]

  • Chalice – (?-?)
  • Shredded Corpse – vocals, guitar, keys (1991–1998)
  • Sickshine[4] – drums (1993–1995)
  • PainGod (later known as Flesh Compressor) – ? (1994–1995)
  • Seminal Death – vocals, guitar (1995)
  • Thy Pain – guitar, vocals (2002)
  • Kill System – guitar (2002–2003)
  • Evanescence – drums (2002–2007)
  • The Burning – guitar (2005–2006)
  • 3 for Sorrow – drums, bass and guitar (2005–2006)
  • Fatal Thirteen – drums (2006–2014)

Touring bands[edit]

Selected Discography[edit]

With Soul Embraced
With Living Sacrifice
With Evanescence
With Kill System
  • Kill System (2002)
With Machina
  • Machina EP (2007)
  • To Live And Die in the Garden of Eden (2012)
With We Are the Fallen
With Solus Deus
As Rocky Gray
  • Accursed (2015)
Other credits

CrimeWave[edit]

In 2005, Rocky launched a clothing line called CrimeWave Clothing, which he has since abandoned. CrimeWave is also the name of Rocky's record label that currently features Fatal Thirteen.

References[edit]

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