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Tera Wray Static: Wayne Passed Away ‘Very Peacefully’

The rock world is still reeling after the news of he passing of Wayne Static, frontman for the band Static-X. Rumors have been swirling as to the cause of Wayne's death, and people still aren't sure exactly what happened.

Monday, Wayne's widow, Tera Wray Static, released a statement about her husband's death on his Facebook page

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Foo Fighters’ Nashville-Inspired ‘Congregation’ [Audio]

The upcoming third episode of Foo Fighters' HBO series, 'Sonic Highways,' follows the band to Nashville, and the song they recorded there is now streaming online.

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The Final Time I Saw Wayne Static Live [Video]

I can't believe the news that I got this weekend.

I was sitting at a Halloween party dressed as Alice Cooper just scrolling through my phone when I scrolled past a story that I never wanted to see" Static-X Frontman Wayne Static had passed away.

The air was taken from my lungs and I just kinda froze. I couldn't believe what I was reading after taking it in for a minute. I started to reminisce of past concerts and intro'ing him at Carnival of Chaos.

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Wayne Static’s Death Not Drug-Related, Publicist Says

A rep for Wayne Static has claimed via a statement that drugs played no part in Static's passing.

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Linkin Park, Rise Against, Of Mice & Men Book Date at Van Andel Arena on Feb. 4! [Video]

Big concert announcement this morning!

Fresh from its album release, Linkin Park is making a return to Michigan! This time it's right here in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena!

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Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne Runs Down Some of His Favorite Beatles Songs

The Flaming Lips are nothing if not adventurous.

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Wayne Static Dies at Age 48

Wayne Static, the founding member and frontman of Static-X, has died at the age of 48.

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The Black Keys Talk Touring [Video]

"I used to just daydream about what it would be like to be on tour, to be in a band," says Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney in a new video.

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Foo Fighters Release Clip of New Song, ‘Congregation’ [Video]

While it's not a full song yet, a 30-second clip has surfaced of 'Congregation' -- a brand-new track from Foo Fighters' 'Sonic Highways.'

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R.E.M. Makes Plans for 7-Inch Box Set, ’7IN-83-88′

2014 has already packed more R.E.M. goodness into it than fans could have asked for.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Help Our Former Intern Lurch’s Girlfriend Get a New Harp [Video]

Lurch is a former intern with us here on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show."

He has been dating his girlfriend, Lily Wardrop, for about two years.

"She's extremely talented and knows how to play the harp!," Lurch says. "Seriously, who knows how to play the harp?! My girlfriend, that's who."

Lurch says he is "trying to help her raise funds so that she can afford a normal size harp so she can do what she went to school and worked so hard for: music therapy."

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97.9 WGRD’s November 2014 Top Songs Playlist [Video]

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