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Metal Insider’s Top 10: shocking moments of 2014

Posted by on December 22, 2014

2014 was filled with lots of great new albums (as you likely noticed from our Top 10 list). Yet like every year, 2014 had plenty of shocking moments; incidents and events that took the metal community by complete surprise. With that in mind, the Metal Insider crew continues the tradition of listing the top ten […]

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Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach apologizes for accusing Wayne Static of drug overdose

Posted by on November 6, 2014

When news of Static-X frontman Wayne Static’s death hit this past Saturday, many were quick to offer memories and thoughts of the singer. Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix was one of them, stating on Instagram that he was sad to hear that Wayne Static had died of an overdose. Many in the media were quick […]

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Wayne Static’s widow Tera Wray issues statement

Posted by on November 3, 2014

Since Wayne Static’s sudden death, many in the metal community have shared their condolences and memories of the Static-X frontman, as well as even his former bandmates. Now Static’s widow, Tera Wray, has spoken out about her late husband. Wray, who had a massive presence in Static-X’s later work and Wayne’s solo material since the […]

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Powerman 5000 and American Head Charge tour to continue without Wayne Static

Posted by on November 3, 2014

The sad and unfortunate passing of Wayne Static this past weekend impacted many, and aside from his immediate friends and family, Powerman 5000, who’d been set to start co-headlining with Static tomorrow (4), had a decision to make. Ultimately, the band have decided to press forward with the tour. Yesterday (2), Powerman 5000 vocalist Spider left a […]

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Tony Campos comments on Wayne Static’s death

Posted by on November 3, 2014

In the wake of Wayne Static’s passing, many have offered condolences and shared memories, but perhaps none as important as one of his fellow band members. Tony Campos, who played with Static-X from 1994 to 2010, offered the following via his Facebook page. I’m having a hard time finding the words to express how I […]

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Statement: Wayne Static’s death not drug-related

Posted by on November 3, 2014

Following the passing of Static-X frontman Wayne Static on Saturday, tributes began pouring in. And while there’s been no official cause of death, some, including Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix, suggested that his death might be drug-related. A press release recently was released by his publicity company stating that Static died in his sleep and […]

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Metal community reacts to Wayne Static’s passing

Posted by on November 2, 2014

With the sudden untimely passing of Wayne Static yesterday, the hard rock and metal community are coming to grips with the loss of the Static-X frontman, which happened just days before his 49th birthday. Information is still scarce about his cause of death, but regardless of what led to his passing, many that have known […]

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Static-X frontman Wayne Static dead at 48

Posted by on November 2, 2014

While details are still scarce, Static-X frontman Wayne Static has passed away. He was 48. “Wayne Static was the enigmatic former frontman and namesake of Static-X, who later forged a successful solo career,” a statement reads. “Wayne was scheduled to co-headline tours with Powerman 5000 and Drowning Pool over the next several months.” Judging from […]

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Rogue Records looking to crowdfund supergroup compilation album

Posted by on June 3, 2014

Metal label Rogue Records doesn’t have a particularly large or well-known roster (Synthetic Breed, Means End, Humanity’s Last Breath and Dischordia are a few of it’s bands), but what they lack in size, they make up for in ambition. The label announced today that starting next week, they’ll be launching an Indiegogo campaign to fund […]

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Metal Insider’s top 5: Bands that continued despite legal issues with members

Posted by on April 7, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. When As I Lay Dying singer Tim Lambesis was arrested on suspicion of hiring a hitman to kill his wife last year, many were shocked, but likely none more than the remaining members of the band. Late on […]

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