‘One for the ages’: Static-X and SOiL announce 2023 Australian tour

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‘One for the ages’: Static-X and SOiL announce 2023 Australian tour

Static-X and SOiL are coming to Northcote Theatre for an Australian tour in May 2023.

From the moment Wisconsin Death Trip was released to an unsuspecting world, Static-X stood above. Their industrial alt-rock hybrid Evil Disco shook metal from its stagnant state and redefined what can be done with heavy music.

Static-X and SOiL May 2023 Australian tour

  • Friday 19: Northcote Theatre, Melbourne
  • Saturday 20: The Metro, Sydney
  • Sunday 21: Eatons Hill, Brisbane
  • Tickets on sale January 27

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Each subsequent album enhanced and cemented the band’s well-earned reputation. In 2019, founding members Tony Campos, Koichi Fukuda and Ken Jay recruited an unidentified mask-wearing enigma on vocals known as Xer0 and hit the road to celebrate the band’s legacy, the anniversary of Wisconsin Death Trip and as a memorial to fallen frontman Wayne Static.

The love, esteem and respect for the band that give so much at every live show was reflected back to them from fans, critics and peers alike. This May, Static-X return to Australia to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their highly acclaimed album Machine with a setlist that includes a slew of songs from their expansive career; from their iconic debut, Wisconsin Death Trip, through to their latest and aptly titled Project: Regeneration Vol 1

“We are so excited to finally get back to Australia. We plan to play most of the songs off of both Machine and Wisconsin Death Trip as well a number of nice surprises. It’s going to be one for the ages and we can’t wait to get out there and celebrate 20 years of our Machine record while we continue to remember all of the good times that we had with Wayne and to share it live and loud with all of our Aussie fans. It’s going to be awesome,” Campos says.

Joining Static-X for the tour are SOiL; pioneers of a sound that gave the world bands such as Godsmack, Spineshank and Mudvayne, SOiL’s influence goes deep. Frontman Ryan McCombspowerful vocals spawned a thousand imitators and they were one of the leading acts to modernise rock at the turn of the century. The band will be performing their groundbreaking album. Scars, in full as well as other favourites.

Details & Ticketing Links will be live on announcement at thephoenix.au