[embedyt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=[/embedyt] Hellyeah did she at the first concert without Paul on May 11th, and Gray didn’t feel as “paralyzed by fear and terror” as he thought when he woke up that morning. To learn more about how Hellyeah de Mayorga, the new album Welcome Home and how Gray felt about Paul’s expulsion from the Grammy’s, read the highlights of the interview below. “It was so perfect”, says leader Chad Gray Toni Gonzalez in a deep new interview with Loudwire Nights. “Nobody wants to replace Vinnie, we don’t want to replace him, that’s impossible,” confirms Gray. But it was an attempt to put aside the pain and grief and celebrate the beautiful memories he left me and all the wonderful things he did for all of us in the song,” he said. “Being nominated four times and not being recognized on his death, while you’ve contributed so much to the music, makes me wonder what the Grammys really are. Gray praises drummer Stone Sour for his dedication in carrying Paul’s torch and points out that he rehearsed his songs for six hours a day for a month and a half. Almost two weeks ago Hellyeah gave a concert in honor of the late Vinnie Paul, who unfortunately passed away last summer. Gray says it would have been easy to leave the band after a member fell, but he promised Paul that he would finish and release the album. A few days before the show it was announced that Stone Sour Roy Mayorga’s drummer would fill the barrels instead of Paul. “I was angry, I thought it was ridiculous,” Grunting Grau. The leader, who spent the months after Pablo’s death in a constant cycle of mourning, admits that he was able to relieve much of his mourning when he celebrated his friend’s birthday in March. In February, the rock and metal community was furious when the Grammies removed Vinnie Paul from his In Memoriam segment. “Mayorga” took it very, very seriously and he played incredibly well. It’s about music, isn’t it? “He’s laughing. This is the band’s first album after Paul’s death, but only six songs were written later.
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