Static-X have released a new music video for the song “Dead Souls” taken from their 7th studio album, “Project Regeneration Volume 1”, out now. The video was directed by Wombatfire and the song features guest vocals from Ministry’s Al Jorgensen but also the late Wayne Static. You can watch the video below.
Tony Campos: “This song has become one of my favorite tracks on the record. We had no intention on doing a video for it initially, but it came out so good, we had to do it. I’m so grateful to Al Jourgensen for singing on the track with Wayne. Ministry was a big influence on us, and I know Wayne would’ve been just as stoked as I am to have Al sing on one of our records. I think the video fits the song really well. It’s dark, creepy, with just a touch of humor.”
Static died in his sleep on November 1, 2014 in Landers, California, three days before his 49th birthday. An autopsy later confirmed that Static had died of multiple prescription drug toxicity, consisting of the painkillers oxycodone, hydromorphone, and the anti-anxiety medication alprazolam combined with alcohol, though the report also noted that years of past “chronic prescription drug and alcohol abuse” was a contributing factor.