Static-X frontman Wayne Static dies aged 48
Wayne Static, frontman of multi-million selling nu-metal band Static-X, has died at the age of 48.
Static, whose real name was Wayne Richard Wells, passed away on Saturday (November 1st). No cause of death has been revealed as yet.
The singer released six albums as part of Static-X, beginning in 1999 with Wisconsin Death Trip. He disbanded the group in 2010 and was pursuing a solo career.
The bannd announced Static's death on their official Facebook page, writing: "Platinum selling musician Wayne Richard Wells, better known as WAYNE STATIC, passed away at the age of 48."
He continued: "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."