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Encyclopedia > Rocky Gray
Rocky Gray
Background information
Birth name William Gray
Born July 2, 1974
Jacksonville, Arkansas
Occupation(s) Musician, Songwriter
Instrument(s) Drums, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Vocals
Associated
acts
Evanescence
Soul Embraced
Website Evanescence.com

Rocky Gray (born July 2, 1974 as William Gray) was the drummer for the multi-platinum rock band Evanescence until 2007. He has been a part of the Arkansas Metal scene since the early 90's and is probably best known as the lead guitarist for Living Sacrifice and drummer for Evanescence. Gray is married to Renee Gray with two children, Abraham and Madison and currently resides in Little Rock, Arkansas. July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Jacksonville is a city located in Pulaski County, Arkansas. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music Musicians can be classified by their role in creating or performing music: A singer (or vocalist) uses his or her voice as an instrument. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Martin EB18 Bass Guitar in flight case. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... Evanescence is an American Alternative rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1998 by singer Amy Lee and former guitarist Ben Moody. ... Soul Embraced is a Christian death metal band that formed in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. They later switched their style to be a fusion between death metal and nu metal. ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... A drummer in Action A drummer is a person who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums. ... Evanescence is an American Alternative rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1998 by singer Amy Lee and former guitarist Ben Moody. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,002 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... Heavy metal is a form of rock music characterized by aggressive, driving rhythms and highly amplified distorted guitars, generally with grandiose lyrics and virtuosic instrumentation. ... Living Sacrifice was a Christian death/thrash metal band that formed in 1989 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. They later switched their style to metalcore and are considered one of the most influential bands in the Christian metal scene. ... Evanescence is an American Alternative rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1998 by singer Amy Lee and former guitarist Ben Moody. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Arkansas County Pulaski Founded 1821 Incorporated 1831 Government  - Mayor Mark Stodola Area  - City  116. ...

Contents

Equipment

Music

Rocky is currently endorsed by or uses Ddrum, Sabian Cymbals, Vater Percussion, Evans Drumheads,Schecter guitars and Basson Sound Equipment.


Other

Diablo Wheels and Fright-Rags clothing.


Bands

Current Bands

Soul Embraced is a Christian death metal band that formed in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. They later switched their style to be a fusion between death metal and nu metal. ... Mourningside(not to be confused with the Mourningside from Boston, Massachusetts) is an alternative metal band that formed in Little Rock, Arkansas in 2004. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Former Bands

  • Chalice - ? (?-?)
  • Shredded Corpse - Vocals, Guitar, Keys (1991-1998)
  • Sickshine - Drums (1993-95)
  • PainGod (later known as Flesh Compressor) - ? (1994-1995)
  • Seminal Death - Vocals, Guitar (1995)
  • Living Sacrifice - Lead Guitar, Additional Vocals (1999-2003, 2005)
  • Thy Pain - Guitar, Vocals (2002)
  • Kill System - Guitar (2002-2003)
  • The Burning - Guitar (2005-2006)
  • 3 For Sorrow - Drums, Bass and Guitar (2005-2006)
  • Evanescence - Drums (2002-2007)

Shredded Corpse is a grindcore, death metal band that formed 1991 from Little Rock, Arkansas. ... Living Sacrifice was a Christian death/thrash metal band that formed in 1989 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. They later switched their style to metalcore and are considered one of the most influential bands in the Christian metal scene. ... Evanescence is an American Alternative rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1998 by singer Amy Lee and former guitarist Ben Moody. ...

Other Credits

Albums:

CrimeWave

In 2005, Rocky launched a clothing line called 'CrimeWave Clothing'. MMA fighter Fabiano Iha and Jon Pomplin from the bands Project 814 and Disguise the Limit proudly endorse this clothing line. CrimeWave is also the name of Rocky's record label that currently features Fatal Thirteen. Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a recently emerged combat sport in which a wide variety of fighting techniques are used, including striking and grappling. ...


References

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