Tag Archives: Static X

Static-X tour manager sets record straight on band’s tumultuous past and upcoming plans

Posted by on February 15, 2019

Static-X tour manager Eric Dinkelmann has found the need to set the record straight on the band’s upcoming reunion tour and album. In a post made to his Facebook page, Dinkelmann addresses everything from Wayne Static’s drug habit, the tension it exerted on his relationship with bassist/co-founder Tony Campos, the role Static’s wife, Tera Wray Static, […]

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Static-X announce 20th Anniversary Tour & Memorial Tribute to Wayne Static

Posted by on January 22, 2019

Last year, Static-X promised to tour this year to celebrate the life of Wayne Static as well as commemorating the 20th anniversary of the band’s debut album, 1999’s Wisconsin Death Trip. So far it looks like the group have kept their promise as they announced a summer 20th Anniversary North American Tour & Memorial Tribute […]

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Members of Foo Fighters, Slipknot and more to join 2019 Dimebash All-Star Jam

Posted by on January 14, 2019

The line-up for Dimebash 2019’s massive all-star jam has been announced, and from the looks of it, this is going to be one for the books. This year, more than 50 of rock and metal’s biggest names will be participating in the jam to remember “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott’s legacy. The list includes heavyweights such as […]

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New Static-X album featuring Wayne Static’s final recordings to arrive in 2019

Posted by on October 23, 2018

It’s difficult to believe that November 1st will be the four year mark since Wayne Static passed away. Next year will be significant for the group as it will mark ten years since the group’s latest effort Cult of Static as well as the twentieth anniversary of their debut album Wisconsin Death Trip. With that […]

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Revolver reveal their 20 essential nu metal albums

Posted by on July 26, 2018

Revolver has released their top 20 essential nu metal albums. While we have blatantly forgotten about five bands in this subgenre, we do remember many influential records as well. Revolver’s list is surprising since they are missing a few important groups including such Coal Chamber and arguably Rage Against the Machine. Check out their list […]

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Former Static-X guitarist/kiddie toucher Tripp Eisen says he used “horrible judgment’

Posted by on February 27, 2017

Back in 2008, onetime Static-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, who’d also logged time in Dope, Murderdolls and Roughhouse, went to jail for a year. The reason he was in jail was a pretty gross one – it was a parole violation from his original crime, in which he’d been caught having sex with a 14 year-old […]

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‘Spin’ names their top 40 covers by nu-metal bands

Posted by on April 28, 2016

Back in the ’90s and early aughts, the nu-metal explosion found bands, some of which had no reasons being signed, thrust upon us in the wake of Korn, Deftones and Limp Bizkit’s success. Granted, some of those bands were great, and others not so much. What they all had in common was that one of […]

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Matt DeVries explains Fear Factory departure

Posted by on May 5, 2015

Matt DeVries left Six Feet Under and then joined Fear Factory on bass in early 2012. Now, after just three years, he’s stepped down and issued a statement explaining his departure: “For those that haven’t already heard, I’ve decided to step down as bass player of Fear Factory. The main reason being to simply take some time off […]

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Tony Campos to join Fear Factory

Posted by on May 4, 2015

Bassist Tony Campos originally of Static-X and now on the road with Ministry, has announced that he’s leaving Soulfly, who he’s been in for over three years, in favor of joining Fear Factory. He’s wasting no time joining, as he’ll have play his first show with Fear Factory just one day after his Ministry commitment […]

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Emmure, Mushroomhead playing 2015 Gathering of the Juggalos

Posted by on April 20, 2015

The 2015 Gathering of the Juggalos is taking place in July and a few more bands have been added to the growing line-up. Joining Insane Clown Posse (of course), Twiztid, and Puddle of Mudd this year will be Emmure, Mushroomhead, and Neurotic November. Emmure had to cancel their European tour recently because vocalist Frankie Palmeri is having medical […]

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