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Wayne Static Spins His Wheels

Static-X‘s Wayne Static may love making industrially-tinged hard rock by but the singer/guitarist has another passion: wheels. “I’m a gearhead,” he admits. “I like old muscle cars and old trucks. I also love off-roading and one of my trucks on the cover of Petersen’s 4-Wheel and Off-Road Magazine. I spend a lot of time in the high desert by Joshua Tree, driving around in the mountains.” Static and his wife Tera Wray have seven vehicles between them, so their passion is indeed a shared one. The duo has a bunch of classics in their collection, including a Camaro, Corvette, an old Bronco and a Blazer. They also have a new Challenger, which Static calls “a bad ass monster car.” There wasn’t an ounce of hesitation in his voice when he told Noisecreep, “We’re gearheads and we like our cars and trucks.”

As for his music, when recording ‘Cult of Static,’ the band cut a number of cover songs for use down the road, pun not intended. Instead of recording extra B-sides to be included in an eventual reissue the album, the band elected to do something a little more fun and less standard by recording cover songs that Static promises “will show up somewhere in the next year.” Each member picked an ’80s metal song to do a rendition of. Motley Crue’s ‘Looks That Kill’ was Static’s personal choice, but other covers the band chose to put its signature stamp on include Whitesnake‘s ‘In the Still of the Night’ as well as jams by Def Leppard, Poison and Quiet Riot.

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