Static-X Shares New Music Video for “Bring You Down”, New Album Out Now

Static-X has shared their official music video for “Bring You Down”. The song hit #1 on Spotify’s New Metal Tracks playlist (475k followers) and was added to Spotify’s Kickass Metal Playlist (1M+ followers), Spotify’s Rock Hard Playlist (750k followers), and 23 other Spotify official playlists and 312,000 fan playlists. It comes from their just-released new album (read our review here) Project Regeneration Vol. 1 (Ostego Productions), out now, and streaming everywhere now. A second planned album has been announced and like Vol. 1, will be produced by Ulrich Wild.  Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode #110 – Ken Jay of Static-X on New Album and Wayne Static’s Legacy

Ghost Cult caught up with Ken Jay of Static-X to discuss their new album, Project Regeneration Vol. 1 (review here). Ken chatted all about the new album, the process of putting together the tracks with Koichi Fukuda and Tony Campos, hearing Wayne Static’s voice in a new song for the first time in a long while, incredible singing on these new tracks, working with Xero on new material, reuniting with producer Ulrich Wild, the early Goth origins of the band, the Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary tour, their upcoming concert in the time of coronavirus and much more. Order Project Regeneration Vol. 1 here and listen to our chat. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Static-X – Project Regeneration Vol.1

The road to hell is paved with blood.”

Like many fans, Wayne Static’s tragic passing in 2014 hit me like a ton of bricks. I saw the band rise from the underground to spread their “Evil Disco” sound around the globe, touring with their heroes and influences, and even surpassing a few of the,. Wayne had much more music to give the world but little did we know. As it turns out, a lot more than we expected. Upon repeat listens to the new Static-X album listening to Project Regeneration Vol.1 (Ostego Entertainment Group), the band sounds fresh and raging as ever, and Wayne’s voice is not sad, but a triumphant middle finger from the great ether. Continue reading

Static-X and Dope’s Gear Stolen at Height of The Coronavirus Quarantine

Terrible news as Static-X, on the verge of releasing their comeback album, have filed a police report with the LAPD, siting that their warehouse space (which is also shared with the band Dope) was recently robbed of nearly 200K worth of touring equipment during the Coronavirus lockdown. The two bands were advised to take the story public, in order to help raise awareness with other small business owners and bands alike. The band has publicized a list of stolen equipment, complete with many of the serial numbers. The list includes: Multiple LED video panels, 2 drum kits, 40+ cymbals, various high-end audio/video gear, microphones, racks, branded backdrops, etc. The two bands have also set up a tip center where you can share any info that may help in the investigation. Continue reading