I had this problem (to some extent still do) every time the humidity would drop very low. I would have to "wipe off" the static in between every song in order to keep from having the 'disconnect' occur and break streaks. Very annoying indeed. Basically, it seems the Ion's, when you are going to town on them, build up the static, so as we progress in difficulty, the issue gets more and more prevalent.
I use cymbals, which in my case seem to be immune to this phenomena, so my problem child was the snare. This issue completely disappeared once I bought the Roland mesh head. My wife uses the yellow tom instead of the hi-hat and she very rarely will have this pop up, but she is only on medium difficulty so it's not a very big issue for her. If there is a particular song that has a heavy tom section for a long period of time, I will still "wipe off" the static between songs just to make sure it won't cause any mis-hits.
I heard some people actually put dryer sheets inside the drums to help. EDIT AbrtRetryIgnore already filled you in on the dryer sheets.