Former frontman of industrial metal band Static-X, Wayne Static, passed away at the age of 48. Static-X released six studio albums between 1999 and 2009 before disbanding. He then launched a solo career and released his debut solo album, Pighammer, in 2011.Static was scheduled to take his solo band back on the road for a co-headlining tour with Powerman 5000 starting on November 6th in Waterloo, Iowa.
While no information on what caused his death has been revealed, many notable musicians began tweeting their condolences in tribute to Static. More news on the story will be revealed in the near future, RIP.
Here is a video of Static-X’s “I’m With Stupid” below: