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The Rockville pop/rock band once known as Hotspur (whose ambitions and travails were described in depth in this 2007 City Paper story) has evolved into another pop/rock band known as The Static. The dudes commissioned a slick stop-motion video for the Maroon 5-ish song “So Wrong,” and it has generated more than 600,000 YouTube hits since January. The clip for another single, “Raised by the Night,” puts the focus on the band, which is portrayed as a posse of musically accessorized zombie-slayers. None of that matters, though, because look at frontman Joe Mach‘s luxurious frosted mohawk. The phrase “luxurious frosted mohawk” did not exist on the Internet until right now. Perhaps The Static can find joy in that, even if nothing else works out. The mohawk: