Sad news has come down that Wayne Richard Wells also know as Wayne Static has passed away at age 48. No further information about his passing is available at this time.
Wayne shot to fame as the front man of the titular band Static-X putting a Nu-Metal spin on classic Industrial Metal with a self-described nickname of “Evil Disco”. Wisconsin Death Trip (Warner Brothers) is considered a popular modern classic from that era of music still to this day.
Static-X disbanded after over a ten-year career in 2009, and although he has tried to re-start a few times recently, he has come to terms with his career as a solo-artist. Wayne Static was about to embark on a co-headline tour with Powerman 5000 in the USA followed by a similar tour of Europe next year with Drowning Pool.