Static-X Frontman Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) has passed away according to his publicist. The cause of his death has not been released at this time.
The following was posted on the Static-X Facebook page:
Static-X Founder Wayne Static
Passed Away At Age 48
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.
Our prayers go out to Static’s family, friends, and bandmates.