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Static-X Parts Ways With Tripp Eisen

STATIC-X have split with guitarist Tripp Eisen following reports that Eisen was arrested by authorities in two states on charges that include kidnapping, sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The charges stem from two separate incidents involving sexual relations with minors. The group's official statement reads, in part, "STATIC-X has parted ways with guitarist Tripp Eisen, effective immediately. Tripp is currently dealing with personal issues that prohibit him from being able to fulfill his commitment to the band. No replacement has yet been chosen. STATIC-X is in the studio putting the finishing touches on its fourth Warner Bros. album, scheduled to be released in May. The band will tour this summer in support of the record."

Eisen has been in police custody since his February 24 arrest, but was scheduled to appear in Central Justice Center Court in Santa Ana, California, on Monday afternoon (February 28), according to MTV.com. It's expected the guitarist will remain in police custody in California until he's cleared for extradition to New Jersey.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. thadeus writes:

they need to hang the puke!

# Feb 28, 2005 @ 9:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. liquid_pryo9 writes:

that was definitely the best move the band could have made

# Feb 28, 2005 @ 9:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. BLACK DOG writes:

I feel sad for him he literally had a life that most people would call perfect and he could have rode this Dragon that was STATIC X anywheir . He could have literally had the cake and ate it.Unfortunatly he chose poorly and is gonna pay for it.Groupies everywhier an apparently Bi-Sexual girlfriend who did'nt mind having lunch at the "Y" for his entertainment and did'nt mind letting him join in either.Why would a child have any appeal to him at all.I hope he get's help whether that be in prison or wherever he goes from here.

# Feb 28, 2005 @ 9:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Brian writes:

well said BLACK DOG!!!

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 12:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. brandedcfh420 writes:

YO TRIPP, dont bend over to pick up the soap.....better yet, just put on all your prissy make-up and be a b1tch to jethro..u will love prison...(MUHAHAHAHAHAHA)!!!!

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 8:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Crusty writes:

good on him!!!!! legend!!!!!!

# Mar 3, 2005 @ 7:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. DerailTheTrain writes:

heh, yep big loss on his part...

whether u think anything of his band or not (im not big fan myself) it is kinda sad to think someone who had so much (money, a dream job, moderate amount of fame, "some" respectable playing talent and an opportunity to travel for as long as Static X remained together)....would go out like this...sad.......and kinda funny.......very jackson-esque really...if he dodges jail time hopefully this scares him into not messing with kids...if he gets the slammer he pretty much earned it....

# Mar 3, 2005 @ 11:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. SHADOW SOLDIER writes:

I'm glad they kicked his PEDOPHILE a$$ out they don't need him and come on your in STATIC f***IN X there are plenty of groupies to bang .

# Mar 4, 2005 @ 12:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. KGuitar1 writes:

I'm with Brian and BLACK DOG. I was always a fan of Tripp and it's sad to see him go.

# Mar 4, 2005 @ 11:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. SiC n Poisoned writes:

I'm with Brian and Black Dog too....i was a fan of static-x, dope, and murderdolls. i thought and still think he is a great guitarist but he made a poor choice and let everything slip away....its truly sad.

# Mar 5, 2005 @ 1:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. arh3721 writes:

f*** him

# Mar 5, 2005 @ 9:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. !33 writes:

He better sleep on his back...

# Mar 5, 2005 @ 10:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. trippdoubt writes:

poor choice? he f***ed a kid, f*** him. Static did the right thing by booting his sorry ass.

# Mar 5, 2005 @ 11:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. BLACK DOG writes:

If they did'nt they'd be condoning his behavior which would put them on a lot of sh** list's.Especially all the wrong ones when you concider the current state of lawmaking.

# Mar 6, 2005 @ 12:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. B-RAD writes:

Tripp was one of he most charasmatic faces in the metal world...iand i really enjoyed his work. but LITTLE GIRLS!? c'mon dude what the f*** were you thinking??? to be honest, i hope this ruins his career....

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. BLACK DOG writes:

No need to hope he's done very few people can recover from something like this.The last one to get away with this was Michael Jackson and 10 years later he's back in court for the same thing and the prosecution seem's to be that much more determined this time.If someone of MJ's stature in the music industry can't pull that stunt off then TRIPP's pretty much done.

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 7:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. olly writes:

i always looked up to tripp, but i hope he goes down for this, im ashamed to call myself a fan, tripp u had everything what were you thinking?

# Mar 11, 2005 @ 4:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. cod writes:

its ashame that he is associated with dope and murderdolls, he has sort of tarnished their reputation

# Mar 11, 2005 @ 4:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. KnoTmaGGot writes:

That sucks. He was really cool. He has a really sick style. but that is sick. i mean come on, yer in a f***in rock band. you can pretty much screw who ever the hell you want. Why doesn't he jus pick an older chick? Yer still awsome Tripp, jus lay off the under aged chicks

# Mar 13, 2005 @ 12:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Ethan Moss writes:

I used to be a huge fan of Tripp. I mean hell, he was one of my influences for playing the guitar. Now I guess I'm glad I followed people like Jeordie White and Acey Slade into the bass, because this f***ing disgusts me. To have such a perfect life, and f*** it all over simply because of some sick kinky f***ing a$$ fetish. It's bullsh**, and I personally think he deserves everything that comes to him.

# Mar 16, 2005 @ 8:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. BLACKDOG writes:

Well the first part of his punishment has already started.Everything he worked for is being taken from him.I hope it was worth it.He'll never get it back even if he survives prison.

# Mar 16, 2005 @ 9:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. dipshitondope writes:

yer all a bunch of f***in hypocrites!!!!!

# Mar 18, 2005 @ 9:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Eliisha writes:

Damn... Tripp eisen's freaking hot and a great guitartist. I don't want to see him go. but it is whats best in the case at hand. Everyone needs helkp with things and can change... hopefully he does cause I wanbt to see him back out and working his guitar skills in another band. Heck I'd start one with him. he's to good to just kill off the music scene.

# Mar 18, 2005 @ 5:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. dipshitondope writes:

hey eliisha lets you and i start a band....

# Mar 22, 2005 @ 2:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. BLACKDOG writes:

He did it to himself people.

# Mar 22, 2005 @ 4:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. sadfasdf writes:

Blackdog, ur a f*** tard

# Mar 22, 2005 @ 8:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. BLACKDOG writes:

sadfasdf EAT A d*** b**** BOY !!!

# Mar 22, 2005 @ 8:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. metdallisha07 writes:

It's his fault But yeah He is kind'a Hot!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Mar 22, 2005 @ 10:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. BrAnDoN writes:

I know, I am glad he left murderdolss before this, and now I am ashamed to be a fan of Static-X. I mean, dude you're 39 years old why the hell do u have to go do a 14 year old girl. I mean I'm 16 and most 14 year olds aren't hot to me, they are too young. I mean dude if you want a young girl I'm sure there were plenty of hot 18 year old groupies that would have loved to bang you. I hope he becomes someones b****!

# Mar 25, 2005 @ 4:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. madk writes:

Because he's a nu metal nerd look at dope. What a bunch of douches!

# Mar 25, 2005 @ 4:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. BLACKDOG writes:

I was alway's curious about that as I've only just recently started listening to Murderdoll's.

# Mar 25, 2005 @ 5:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Amber writes:

It's seriously sick that a guy his age, and with his fame would have to go for a *teeny* girl.

# Mar 29, 2005 @ 8:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. reaper joe writes:

she did it valantarilly. so, it's not kiddnapping. ther's a fine grey line in a grey world that he should know not to cross.

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