Wayne Static Remembered by Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Corgan, Motorhead & More

Wayne Static

The sudden death of former Static-X frontman Wayne Static caused an outpour of tributes from the hard rock music community.

Static-X's Wayne Static Dead at 48

Static’s publicist confirmed to Billboard on Saturday (Nov. 1) that the artist had passed away. He was 48.

No information was provided about his passing other than that Static was scheduled for a co-headlining tour with Powerman 5000 and Drowning Pool over the next several months. A tweet from Static's official Twitter handle was posted some six hours before the news was announced.

The singer/guitarist/keyboardist was known for his signature hairstyle, which was spiked up to stand on end.

Condolences from all over the hard rock community have been pouring in on social media since news of Static’s passing. Among the mourners Disturbed's David Draiman, Ozzy Osbourne, Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan, Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix and many more. Read the remembrances below.