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

Life Of Agony and Static-X Unite for 2020 European Co-Headlining Tour in August 2020

Life of Agony and Static-X will undertake a co-headline tour of Europe next summer. “The Agony & The X-Stasy” trek will kick off on August 4 in Budapest, Hungary, and end of August 15 in Berlin, Germany. Life of Agony is currently on a brief headline tour of the USA supporting their acclaimed new album The Sound of Scars (Napalm Records). Static-X has been on tour in 2019 with their new singer Xero, performing the and have plans for a new album in 2020 with the remaining tracks from Wayne Static. Continue reading