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Encyclopedia > Wayne Static
Wayne Static
Wayne Static during a concert.
Wayne Static during a concert.
Background information
Birth name Wayne Richard Wells
Born November 4, 1965 or 1975[citation needed]
Flag of the United States Muskegon, Michigan
Genre(s) Industrial metal
Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar, keyboard
Years active 1994–present
Label(s) Warner Bros. Records
Reprise Records
Associated
acts
Deep Blue Dream
Static-X
Pighammer
Website www.static-x.com

Wayne Richard Wells (born November 4, 1965 or 1975)[citation needed], better known by his stage name Wayne Static, is an American musician, and currently the singer, guitarist, keyboardist, and programmer for the industrial metal band Static-X. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Industrial metal is a musical genre which draws elements from industrial music and heavy metal music. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... Look up keyboard in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Warner Bros. ... Reprise Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group, operated through Warner Bros. ... Static-X is an industrial metal band from Los Angeles, California, USA. Formed in 1994, they are signed to Warner Bros. ... is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A stage name, also called a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers such as actors, comedians, musicians, djs, clowns, and professional wrestlers. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... A keyboardist is a musician who plays keyboard instruments. ... In the field of electronic music, a sequencer was traditionally a device or piece of software that allows the user to record, play back and edit musical patterns. ... Industrial metal is a musical genre which draws elements from industrial music and heavy metal music. ... Static-X is an industrial metal band from Los Angeles, California, USA. Formed in 1994, they are signed to Warner Bros. ...


Biography

Wayne Static was born in Muskegon, Michigan and graduated from Western Michigan University. Before Static-X, he worked as an asparagus picker. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Western Michigan University (abbr. ... For the botanical genus, see Asparagus (genus). ...


He was three years old when he received his first toy guitar. His parents decided at age seven to get him his first real guitar, an S12 beginner model. He was given lessons, which paid off a year later when he won a talent contest playing "Skip to My Lou". Skip to My Lou is a popular childrens song Skip to My Lou In early America, respectable folk in Protestant communities have always regarded the fiddle as the devil’s instrument and dancing as downright sinful. ...


Wayne attended Shelby High School and was described in his high school years as being at the top of his class when he graduated at age 17. Shelby High School is located in Shelby, Ohio, USA. The school serves students in grades 9-12 and is part of the Shelby City School District. ...


His gravity defying hair is his most notable feature, which used to be held up, as mentioned in the Wisconsin Death Trip liner notes, by White Rain hair spray. Today, Wayne uses Suave Rave 4X Mega hair spray to keep his hair up. It takes him 20 minutes to do his hair. Wisconsin Death Trip - Album Art Wisconsin Death Trip is the debut album of the band Static-X, released on March 23, 1999 and recorded at Grandmaster Studios, Hollywood, California. ...


Wayne is a vegetarian and does not support anything that has to do with meat.


Wayne recently announced he will start a new band, Pighammer, a side project following the tour for Static-X's next album.


Guitars


In the past, Wayne endorsed Epiphone guitars, using single Seymour Duncan Distortion pickups in Explorer and V models. More recently, he has moved to ESP Guitars using the LTD Wayne Static EX and LTD V models with Duncan Distortion pickups (one bridge pickup in the signature model and one neck and one bridge in the V) Epiphone Emperor The Epiphone Company is a guitar manufacturer. ... Seymour Duncan is a company that is most famous for manufacturing of guitar pickups, and currently has a line of effects pedals. ... For a device which detects vibrations from music instruments, see pickup (music). ... ESP Company, Limited ), located in North Hollywood, California, is a prominent manufacturer of electric guitars and basses, originally from Japan. ...


External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Wayne Static - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (291 words)
Wayne Static (real name Wayne Richard Wells) was born on November 4, 1965 is an American musician who is currently the Singer, guitarist, and programmer for the Nu-Metal band Static-X.
Wayne is also a vegetarian because he opposes the imprisonment of animals.
Wayne was 3 years old when he got his hands on his first toy guitar, beginning his long journey toward the life for which he was destined.
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