Static-X will return next spring.
The band’s long-gestating album Project Regeneration is scheduled for release May 29, 2020. Longtime Static-X member Tony Kampos confirmed that information during a recent interview about the album.
“It was very surreal,” Kampos said. Our producer was going through all of these old studio tapes, many of which were damaged. He called me up and told me that I needed to get down to the studio right away and listen to what he found…I jumped in my car and raced to the studio, and what he shared f****** blew me away…It was Wayne singing on track after track, but there was little to no music on any of it…Many of the tapes were damaged and Wayne’s voice was virtually all that remained in tact.”
Static-X drummer Ken Jay expanded on Kampos’ comments, saying, he was just as surprised as his band mates to hear the tapes.
“It was just crazy!!,” Jay said. “There we were…Myself, Tony and Koichi [Fukuda], back in the studio together, after all these years, and somehow the universe decided to surprise us with all of these lost Static-X tapes containing Wayne’s voice. I just couldn’t help thinking this was all somehow meant to be. I couldn’t stop thinking about how happy this was going to make Wayne’s family and all of the Static-X fans around the world!”
In anticipation of the album’s forthcoming release, the band debuted a video to tease its impending arrival Monday. The video features the band performing one of the album’s new songs, ‘Hollow.’ Pre-orders for Project Regeneration are open now.
While audiences await Static-X’s new album, they will get to see the band live this fall and winter. The band will launch the second leg of its Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour Nov. 8 in Austin, TX. The tour is scheduled to run through Dec. 18 in Fresno, CA and to feature performances in cities, such as Greensboro, NC; New Orleans, LA and Flint, MI.
The tour’s full schedule is noted below. Tickets for the tour are available here.
STATIC-X North American Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour Dates, Second Leg
Featuring co-headliners DEVILDRIVER w/ support from Dope, Wednesday 13 and Raven Black
11/08 @ Emo’s – Austin, TX
11/09 @ Clicks – Tyler, TX
11/10 @ Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
11/12 @ Varsity Theatre – Baton Rouge, LA
11/13 @ House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
11/15 @ Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale
11/16 @ The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
11/17 @ Club LA – Destin, FL
11/19 @ Cone Denim – Greensboro, NC
11/20 @ The Norva – Norfolk, VA
11/21 @ Express Live – Columbus, OH
11/22 @ Skyloft – Albany, NY
11/23 @ Providence Metal Fest at Fete Ballroom – Providence, RI
11/24 @ Sony Hall – New York, NY
11/27 @ Machine Shop – Flint, MI
11/28 @ Machine Shop – Flint, MI
11/29 @ Riverfront Live – Cincinnati, OH
11/30 @ The Rave II – Milwaukee, WI
12/01 @ The City Center – Champaign, IL
12/02 @ House of Blues – Chicago, IL
12/03 @ Green Bay Distillery – Green Bay, WI
12/04 @ The Myth – St. Paul, MN
12/05 @ Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
12/06 @ Pop’s – Sauget, IL
12/07 @ Bourbon Theater – Lincoln, NE
12/08 @ Sunshine Studios Live – Colorado Springs, CO
Wednesday 13 ONLY – NO DEVILDRIVER, Dope, or Raven Black
12/10 @ The Royal Bar – Salt Lake City, UT
12/11 @ Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
12/12 @ Knitting Factory – Spokane, WA
12/13 @ Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
12/14 @ El Corazon – Seattle, WA
12/15 @ Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
12/17 @ Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
12/18 @ Fulton 55 – Fresno, CA
More information on Static-X’s upcoming album and tour is available online now along with the original trailer for the album and more at:
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