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Original Tool bassist Paul D’Amour joins Ministry

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Ministry have recruited former Tool bassist Paul D’Amour as the group’s newest member. D’Amour was with Tool from 1990-1995 and worked on 1992’s Opiate EP and their 1993 debut album, Undertow. Ministry bassist Tony Campos had to step down from touring due to his obligations with the recently reunited, Static-X. Ministry mastermind, Al Jourgensen, announced […]

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Static-X touring vocalist talks about decision to wear mask, preserving memory of Wayne Static

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Static-X is about to embark on a world tour in celebration of their debut album Wisconsin Death Trip’s 20th anniversary. The reunited band, consisting of original members Tony Campos, Ken Jay and Koichi Fukuda, recently revealed in a tour promo video a new, masked touring vocalist that will be joining them on the trek. The […]

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Static-X to release limited edition of debut album, provides update on “masked” touring vocalist

Posted by on April 4, 2019

American industrial metal act Static-X hit the scene hard on March 23rd, 1999 with their debut album Wisconsin Death Trip. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the platinum selling LP, and on May 10th, fans will be able to purchase a special limited edition vinyl. The run will consist of 1500 individually numbered, orange and yellow flame […]

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Static-X uncover unreleased Wayne Static material, reveal touring vocalist in new video

Posted by on March 27, 2019

Static-x has just announced the discovery of additional studio tracks recorded by the late Wayne Static. On November 1, 2014 Wayne Static died at the age of 48, a year after Static-X had officially announced its break up. The remaining members, bassist Tony Campos, guitarist Koichi Fukuda and drummer Ken Jay announced last year that […]

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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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