Watch Fan-filmed Video of the Kick-off of Static-X’s “Project Regeneration Tour”

The current incarnation of Static-X kicked off their first headline tour last night in Temp, Arizona. The tour celebrates the 20th anniversary of Static-X’s Wisconsin Death Trip album and pays homage to late frontman Wayne Static, features co-headliner Devildriver and support from Dope. The identity of STATIC-X’s touring singer has not been officially revealed, it appears that Dope frontman Edsel Dope is pulling double duty during the trek and performing with drummer Ken Jay, guitarist Koichi Fukuda and bassist Tony Campos. Ghost Cult was at the kick-off show and we will bring you coverage of the entire tour soon. Continue reading

Surviving Original Static-X Members Reunite For Project Regeneration Album and Tour

Static-X was one of the brightest bands in metal at the turn of the century. Now to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album Wisconsin Death Trip and pay tribute to late frontman Wayne Static, the original members have come together release Project Regeneration. Along with the help of long-time producer Ulrich Wild, the band is in the process of completing their seventh studio album, which will feature between 12 and 15 brand new Static-X tracks. Bassist Tony Campos, guitarist Koichi Fukuda and drummer Ken Jay have joined forces and will tour to support the album, with other musicians TBA. Headline dates will serve as memorial events to honor late frontman Wayne Static, who passed away on November 1, 2014. The guest vocalist curation process is being led by none other than SiriusXM programming pioneer Jose Mangin, who is working alongside the band as one of the executive producers for Project Regeneration. More information on the world tour and other dates will be coming soon. Watch a teaser for the album below. Continue reading