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Static-X Discover More Unreleased Wayne Static Material For Their Upcoming New Album


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Static-X have announced that they have located more studio tracks recorded by their late frontman/guitarist Wayne Static. As a result of the find, their forthcoming new album will feature fewer guest vocalists than originally planned. The band’s former bassist Tony Campos, guitarist Koichi Fukuda and drummer Ken Jay announced their plans to reunite late last year with plans to put out a new album dubbed “Project Regeneration“.

That effort will be feature a bunch of previously unheard songs and parts recorded by the band’s late frontman/guitarist Wayne Static. The surviving members of the group had also planned to bring in a number of guest vocalists to help finish out some of the tracks. Among those rumored to be taking part include:

David Draiman (Disturbed)
Ivan Moody (Five Finger Death Punch)
Al Jourgensen (Ministry)
Dez Fafara (DevilDriver/Coal Chamber)
Edsel Dope (Dope)
Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory)

According to this latest update, the new album will now feature Wayne‘s vocals on over half the tracks with 12 songs in total being aimed for. Funding for the album has been taking place via pre-orders for the record over at static-x.org. The group will also be embarking on this U.S. tour in support of the album and the 20th anniversary of their platinum certified 1999 debut album “Wisconsin Death Trip“, which turned 20 this past Saturday, March 23rd.

As for this latest album update, you can read it in full below:

PROJECT REGENERATION ALBUM UPDATE:

Thank you to EVERYONE who has participated in PROJECT REGNERATION thus far!!!
The response has been UNBELIEVABLE!

We wanted to take a moment to update everyone on where things are at with the new album..

WE HAVE AMAZING NEWS!!
-After announcing Project Regeneration to the world, we unexpectedly uncovered even more unreleased tracks left behind by Wayne..
-Because of this, the album will have fewer guest vocalists and more complete songs featuring lead vocals by Wayne Static
-In the end, we couldn’t be more excited about the music that we are making together
and we know that Wayne would be honored and proud.
-These extra tracks creates allot of unexpected work for us and for our producers. As a result, our timeline has been thrown off a little bit.

RIGHT NOW:
-We are focused on finishing 12 tracks for Project Regeneration.
Waynes Lead Vocals will appear on more than half of the album..
Waynes finger prints and those of the original WDT lineup are all over this record.
-We will be releasing several music / video clips in the coming weeks, so that we can begin to share our progress..

RELEASE DATE:
-We are very sorry for the delay and we want to thank everyone for your patience..
-We are in the process of finalizing a label partner, in order to ensure that “Project Regeneration” will be promoted and distributed worldwide, just like all previous Static-X albums..
-Unfortunately, until we finalize our label partner, we are unable to release a full song / single, but we promise that we will release one AS SOON AS POSSIBLE..
-While many people were excited by the music in the teaser, we want to clarify that those clips were “works in progress”..
-We have been working diligently to complete these works, while also preparing for the upcoming tour.
-Please note that ALL merchandise purchased from our webstore ships out immediately..
-The only items that have yet to ship are those associated with the “Pre Order” for Project Regeneration..

MORE TOUR DATES
-The demand for the 20th anniversary WDT tour has been overwhelming…
-We are in the process of booking additional dates for later this year as we intend to hit many of the regions that we were unable to get to with the first tour announce..

THANK YOU
-Thank you so much for all of the love and support!!
-20 Years of Static-X and Wisconsin Death Trip is just unbelievable to us!!!

Thank you!
Tony, Ken, Koichi, and of course Wayne…”

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