Wayne Static Of Static -X Dies At The Age Of 48

Posted: Nov 3 2014, 4:16am CST | by , in News | Latest Celebrity News

Wayne Static of Static -X Dies at the Age of 48
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Former front band member of Static-X died at the age of 48 years.

Static-X was a rock music band that was formed in 1994. Its first album was Wisconsin Death Trip in year 1999 which was a platinum one. After that they released five albums in total. Wayne later on started his solo career and released his own music.

Wayne Static was really famous for his iconic hairstyle that was actually long spiked hair that was always standing upwards. He was a singer, guitarist and pianist. A tweet was shared from the band about his death just before the announcement of death of this rock star by family.

Static was scheduled to head for musical tours all over the country with Drowning Pool and Powerman 5000. It was revealed on Official Facebook page of Static that he died at the age of 48. He was a one of the most famous metal singers and rocker when he started working. He worked on various genres bit all had the element of rock in it.

The cause of his death is not revealed yet. Although it was said by many coworkers and friends that his early death might be the result of drug overdose. It was shared on Instagram by Jacoby Shaddix that it was said that Wayne had died. He also said that it was alluring that so many musicians were dying of drug over dose these days.

He also added that he was happy that he was living a sober life. He mentioned that drugs did not spare anybody. He wrote that drugs were a part of rock and roll but if one wanted to live he had to get away from drugs. He further said that he wanted to live a great life that’s why he chose to quit using drugs. He shared that he would meet Wayne after death on other side of life.

Billy Corgan shared his views by saying that he was astonished to hear the news of Static’s death .He shared that he worked with Static in year 1988 in his first band. He said that he was a really nice guy to know and had a good heart.

Although the cause of death was not stated after announcement of his death but it seems like it was due to overdose. Shaddix described it in his tweet and Facebook message as well. Many rock stars coming in front to offer condolences for a true rock star.

He was an icon in the world of rock music and metal hard rock industry. He was still working on many projects. His concerts and tours that were planned in the coming year will also suffer from this great loss.

He surely had added a lot with his hard work in industry. His true fans are heartbroken after this news. Whatever may be the reason of death of Static, he will surely be missed. The details of this news will be shared after some time.

Source: Billboard

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