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Tony Campos and Static-X Release Seventh Album

Nearly six years after Wayne Static’s death, Static-X has returned with their seventh studio album. “Project Regeneration Vol 1” is a twelve-song collection and the first of two new sets featuring the final recordings of the late singer/guitarist.


Static-X Reunites For New Album and Tour

Four years after the death of frontman Wayne Static, the original members of Static-X have announced they’re reuniting for a new album and world tour. The original lineup of Tony Campos, Koichi Fukuda, and Ken Jay will be commemorating the 20th anniversary of their platinum-selling debut album, Wisconsin Death Trip. Campos says the project will include the final vocal performances...

New Albums

Soulfly Releases Final Album With Tony Campos

Soulfly has released its last album with bassist Tony Campos (former Static-X), who left the band to join Fear Factory. Archangel, the metal band’s 10th album, is the band’s most mystical one since its 2004 record, Prophecy, says Max Cavalera (ex-Sepultura), the band’s founder, guitarist and vocalist. He says the record reflects diverse influences, from Biblical themes to death metal....


Tony Campos Joins Fear Factory

Metal bass mainstay Tony Campos has announced that he’s leaving the ranks of Soulfly to join Fear Factory. The bassist, who is best known for his time in the now defunct Static-X, made the announcement on Facebook while on the road with Ministry. “Big announcement time. Now that I’m back out on the road with Ministry, I can go ahead...

New Albums

Soulfly Releases “Enslaved”, Featuring Tony Campos

Soulfly has released their eighth studio album, Enslaved. The album is the first to feature the band’s new lineup of vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera, lead guitarist Marc Rizzo, drummer David Kinkade and bassist Tony Campos. Metal fans recognize Campos from his time in Static-X among many other projects including Prong, Ministry and Asesino. Band leader Cavalera says the new lineup brings...

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Tony Campos Joins Soulfly

Former Static-X bassist Tony Campos has joined the ranks of the metal outfit Soulfly, replacing Bobby Burns. Burns, who was in the band for seven years, left last July. Though the group had been performing with a fill-in, Campos will be the permanent bassist, with his first Soulfly show will be on July 31 at the Lokerse festival in Lokeren,...

Bass Gear

Fernandes Tony Campos Tremor 5 Bass Updated

Fernandes has issued an upgrade to the Tony Campos Signature Tremor bass, which was originally released two years ago. The 5-string bass features an Alder body with a Lava Burst finish, Maple neck, and a Rosewood fingerboard including 24-frets with Tony’s Maldito X logo is inlayed at the 12th fret. A pair of passive EMG-40Hz pickups, designed for low noise...

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Tony Campos Announces New Projects, Possible Prong Album

Tony Campos, the bassist for Prong who also previously working with Static-X, has announced his intentions to move forward with some new projects. Campos admits that he’s been working hard to line up ideas since he left Static-X and pouring energy into Prong. He announced on his MySpace blog that we can expect a new album sometime in the next...

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Fernandes introduces Tony Campos signature bass

Tony Campos (Static-X, Asesino) will be showing off his new Fernandes signature five-string bass on Friday at the NAMM show. If you’re lucky enough to know the right people, you can see him (and the bass) today at 1:30, at the Fernandes booth, 5960.