Wayne Static suddenly passed away and now the music world is grieving the loss of the metal musician. The former Static-X frontman was only 48.
The music industry has lost another great musician way too young. Wayne Static has died. When news broke that Wayne had passed away, fellow musicians including Dave Navarro, David Draiman and more tweeted their condolences to the metal rocker. Wayne was just days away from turning 49.
Wayne Static Dies: Celebrities React On Twitter
Wayne will clearly be missed. Celebrity musicians immediately sounded off on the loss on Twitter. See the tweets below:
Sad to hear of @IAmWayneStatic passing. Way too young…….such a shame……..
— shawn drover (@shawndrover) November 1, 2014
Wayne Static God bless you forever bubba
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) November 1, 2014
R.I.P. Wayne Static
— Full Metal Jackie (@FullMetalJackie) November 1, 2014
Crushed to hear the news of Wayne Static passing away. We played many shows together. Horrible news. Rip Wayne.
— Morgan Rose (@morgan7d) November 1, 2014
The cause of Wayne’s death has not yet been released. His rep confirmed the sad new to Billboard on Nov. 1. He was best known for his (literally) hair-raising hairstyle and for forming Static-X in 1994. He was the lead vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist for the band.
He went on to have a solo career in 1999. In 2011, he released his first solo album, Pighammer.
Wayne was reportedly married to adult star Tera Wray.
We will keep you updated on the latest concerning Wayne. He will be missed.
Our thoughts remain with Wayne’s family and friends during this most difficult time.
— Avery Thompson