Static X Singer Wayne Static Dies at 48

11/2/2014 7:30 AM PST

Static X Singer Dead -- Wayne Static Dies at 48

Breaking News
Static X singer Wayne Static has died at the age of 48. 

The band released a statement late Saturday night about his death ... but no details surrounding how he passed away were given.

The band hit it big in '99 with their song "Push It" and their album went platinum. They went on to make 5 more ... but after breaking up in 2013, the front man pursued a solo career.

Wayne was set to co-headline tours with Powerman 5000 and Drowning Pool in the coming months.