Πέθανε ο Wayne Static των Static-X

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Την τελευταία του πνοή σε ηλικία 48 ετών άφησε ο Wayne Static, ο frontman των Static-X που γνώρισαν μεγάλη επιτυχία στα τέλη της δεκαετίας του 90 και στα χρόνια που ακολούθησαν.

Ενώ δεν έχουν γίνει ακόμα γνωστές περισσότερες λεπτομέρειες, οι πρώτες πληροφορίες εκαναν λόγο για υπερβολική δόση ναρκωτικών.

Με το στυλ τους να διαμορφώνεται από το nu metal, το industrial metal και το Groove, οι Static-X κυκλοφόρησαν έξι άλμπουμ από το 1999 έως και το 2009 με το ντεμπούτο τους Wisconsin Death Trip να γίνεται πλατινένιο.

Μόλις έγινε γνωστή η είδηση του θανάτου του, πολλά μέλη της rock και metal σκηνής έγραψαν λόγια αποχαιρετισμού…

Jacoby Shaddix (PAPA ROACH): “RIP Wayne…. This is so sad. Too many musicians are dying from overdoses. I’m serious, addiction is real and takes fools out. No one is invincible. So glad I live a sober life today. The number of friends that I have lost to addiction is crazy. If you are struggling witn addiction, get some help before it’s too late. I know drugs and partying are part of the ‘rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle,’ but damn, how many more gotta die??? Fuck the lifestyle, I want life!!!! See you on the other side, Wayne….”

Dino Cazares (FEAR FACTORY): “He’s a legend, a great guy and songwriter. It sucks to lose a friend to something that you wish you could’ve helped him for. R.I.P. Wayne Static.”

Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOTSTONE SOUR): “I am absolutely devastated to hear about Wayne Static‘s death. A good man and a good friend. My thoughts are with his family and friends.”

Aaron Lewis (STAIND): “My heart goes out to Wayne‘s family. He was my friend. Many shows and tours together. I’m stunned and shocked. RIP my dear friend #speechless”

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis said: “Rest in peace, Wayne. I’m speechless right now. I’m losing too many of my friends. I’ll see you on the other side, brother.”

Johnny Kelly (DANZIGTYPE O NEGATIVEKILL DEVIL HILL): “Very sad to hear that Wayne Static passed away. Always a nice guy. Gone too soon.”

John 5 (ROB ZOMBIEMARILYN MANSON): “Very saddened to hear that Wayne Static has passed away in his sleep. I performed with Wayne for our friend Nancy Sayle‘s ‘Rock Against MS’ show in 2013 and worked with him for his track ‘Cannibal’ in 2007. My thoughts are with his wife and family and friends.”

Cristina Scabbia (LACUNA COIL): “Shocked. Waking up with the horrific news someone you knew died is the worst feeling in the world… R.I.P. Wayne.”

Devin Townsend: “Bummer about Wayne Static. =( Never met the guy. Really liked ‘Machine’ R.I.P.”

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer wrote: “What a shame. R.I.P. Wayne Static.”

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Jason Hook added: “So sad. Wayne Static of STATIC-X just passed away. RIP brother.”

FEAR FACTORY said: “We would like to send out our condolences to the Wells family R.I.P. Wayne Static.”

David Ellefson (MEGADETH): “This is just horribly sad news. I have such great memories of our tours together over the years. Wayne was truly an originator, innovator and milestone contributor to metal music. My condolences to the STATIC-X organization and family.”

Morgan Rose (SEVENDUST): “Crushed to hear the news of Wayne Static passing away. We played many shows together. Horrible news. RIP Wayne.”

Mikey Doling (SNOTSOULFLY): “So sad about Wayne Static‘s passing. RIP Brudda.”

David Draiman (DISTURBED): “Goodbye old friend.”

Shaun Glass (BROKEN HOPETHE BLOODLINESOIL) stated: “I lost a friend today. Beyond mad and saddened at the same time. SO many memories. R I P Wayne.”

Otep Shamaya: “Very sad to hear about the loss of Wayne Static. He was so sweet and talented. Our condolences to his family, friends, and fans.”

Miguel “Meegs” Rascon (COAL CHAMBER): “Waynethis was the one photo taken when we were on tour with you with WE ARE THE RIOT. So happy I have this. You were part of the nu metal movement that shaped the metal scene in L.A. with COAL CHAMBER and countless others. We were a scene. Untouchable. Family. Hungry… I will miss you, brother. RIP. I’m your homeboy forever, wherever you are. Much love.”

DJ Ashba (GUNS N’ ROSESSIXX: A.M.): “You will truly be missed. God bless your family, friends and fans in this moment of sadness.”

Former DEVILDRIVER guitarist Jeff Kendrick wrote: “Very sorry to hear about Wayne Static‘s passing. R.I.P.”

SOIL said: “We are beside ourselves with sadness right now. Another legend lost. We will miss you, brother.”

Steev Esquivel of SKINLAB stated: “Very sad to hear. Rest in peace, Wayne!!!”

Dave Navarro (JANE’S ADDICTION): “RIP WAYNE STATIC”

Shavo Odadjian (SYSTEM OF A DOWN): “REST IN PEACE BROTHER!!”



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