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Metal Celebrities React to Wayne Static’s Death


Wayne StaticAs reported earlier today, Static-X founder Wayne Static has passed away at the age of 48, allegedly from a drug overdose (although the cause of death has not yet been confirmed).

Members of the metal community have been posting their thoughts and condolences via Twitter for nearly the past 24 hours. Some highlights follow:

Ozzy Osbourne:

Lamb of God:

Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch):

Clint Lowery (Sevendust):

Brian Fair (Shadows Fall):

Shawn Drover (Megadeth):

Devin Townsend:

The Iron Sheik (Former Pro Wrestler):

Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins):


Eddie Trunk:

Jose Mangin (SiriusXM):

David Draiman (Disturbed):

Alex Markides (FOH for Periphery, Whitechapel, etc):

Shavo Odadjian (System of a Down):

Jeremy Shaffer (Photographer):

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour):

Dino Cazares (Fear Factory):

Aaron Lewis (Staind):

Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit):

John 5:

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