Wayne Static, founder of Static-X, has passed away at the age of 48. He would’ve been 49 on November 4. Read a press release from Static’s publicist below.
According to Blabbermouth, “some of Wayne’s associates have indicated that the death may have been the result of a drug overdose.”
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.