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Static-X was formed in 1994 from the ashes of Wayne Static and Ken Jay's former band, Deep Blue Dream. After searching for members in Chicago,United States, Static and Jay decided to go to Los Angeles to continue their search. There they met Tony Campos from the Mexican death metal band Asesino, and Koichi Fukuda, completing the band's original line-up. Static-X signed with Warner Brothers Records in early 1998.

The band's debut album, Wisconsin Death Trip, was released March 23, 1999. Read more on Last.fm

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Sunday Slaylist: Those we lost in 2014

December 14th, 2014

As we start to wind down for the year and reflect on the past 12 months, we thought it was important to remember that not everything abut 2014 has been about brilliant music or amazing gigs. As with every year, some of our favourite musicians who were with us back on 01 January will not be with us come the end of 31 December, and this week we wanted to take the time to remember a few of them, and their works.

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Album: Wayne Static – Pighammer

October 3rd, 2011

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Wayne Static
Pighammer
Dirthouse Records
04 Oct 2011

by Jon Kerr

During the 12 years
 since the release of Wisconsin Death Trip, Static-X have maintained a rigid one-album-every-two-years output and, despite following an industrial-by-numbers format, their following – the Cult of Static, as referenced on their sixth album – has barely Wayned (sorry) until the band’s went on hiatus in 2009. Which is how we come to Pighammer, the debut solo album from Static-X’s leading man, Wayne Static. [Read more →]

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The Defiled lined-up as support for Static-X European tour

May 13th, 2009

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Thrash Hits-tipped London mob, The Defiled, are heading back on road again next month, this time in support of Static-X and the gravity-defying haircut of Wayne Static as the Californians fit a few European headline shows around their various festival appearances. It’ll be the first time The Defiled play outside the UK – if you don’t count a few shows on Guernsey, that is.

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