Static-X Founder Wayne Static – Passed Away At Age 48

Wayne Static - Promotional photo - November 8 - 2013 - #7772

As reported on the Wayne Static Facebook page:

November 1, 2014 – Platinum selling musician Wayne Richard Wells, better known as WAYNE STATIC, passed away at the age of 48.

WAYNE STATIC was the enigmatic former frontman and namesake of Static-X, who later forged a successful solo career. Wayne was scheduled to co-headline tours with Powerman 5000 and Drowning Pool over the next several months.

No additional information is available at this time.


The Metal Odyssey family is saddened to learn of this tragic news and extends condolences to the family, bandmates, friends and fans of Wayne Static. May Wayne Static rest in peace and his music live on forever.

– Stone


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