Tag Archives: Static X

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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Soulfly streaming new album ‘Savages’ ahead of release date

Posted by on September 27, 2013

The official release date for Soulfly’s forthcoming album Savages is quickly approaching but Nuclear Blast just couldn’t wait until October 1 to get the material out there. They are streaming the entire release now online with Metal Hammer. Savages features guest appearances by Neil Fallon of Clutch, Mitch Harris of Napalm Death and Jamie Hanks of I […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Defunct Touring Festivals

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, Gigantour kicked off its fifth installment and Mayhem Fest is well into gear. And while the summer is packed with other treks like the Summer Slaughter Tour, the All Stars Tour, and other tours (hell, even the Warped […]

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Ministry Have Gone To The Dogs For New Album

Posted by on June 18, 2013

It was only last year that Ministry released Relapse, but their 13th album, From Beer to Eternity, will be coming out in September on their own 13th Planet Records. “But wait,” you might be thinking, “wasn’t Relapse supposed to be their last?” Well yeah, but Al Jourgensen zigs where others zag, and in his words, “I had no […]

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Static-X Is Finished… Again

Posted by on June 10, 2013

Last year, Wayne Static announced that he was reforming Static-X two years after initially putting the band on ice. And after a few tours and lineup changes, Static is once again claiming the band is kaput. During an interview with The Gauntlet (watch it in its entirety below), Wayne states that Static-X has come to […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Most Bizarre Reunions

Posted by on January 28, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Crazy to think how within a few hours, we suddenly had TWO Black Flag reunions to choose from. Hell, even one version of the punk icons plan to record a new album. But the circumstances of the multiple Black Flags […]

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