March 8, 2019 — Greetings and salutations from sunny California! Once again, another amazing National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention has come and gone! There were a few surprises along the way, they also had the Free Music Lesson, and as always, we had a great time checking out all the gear!
January 15, 2016 — When looking back at 2015, the only thing that seems to matter is the passing of Lemmy Kilmister. Of course losing Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor in November was sad but Lemmy was on another level - one of the pillars of the entire rock ’n roll universe.
August 11, 2015 — FEAR FACTORY’s new album, Genexus, is now available for streaming. Check it out below: Genexus was produced by vocalist Burton C. Bell and guitarist Dino Cazares, and co-produced by long-time collaborator Rhys Fulber.
July 31, 2012 — Back when I was a senior in high school, a friend called me up and was yelling at the top of his lungs about an “Ozzfest.
July 13, 2012 — “Fan service” might be the best way to describe The Industrialist. It’s not often that a record is released and there isn’t much of anything to complain about.
July 4, 2012 — Due to reasons well beyond the band’s control, FEAR FACTORY will not be taking part in this Summer’s Shockwave Festival Tour, slated to commence July 6, 2012 in Seattle.
June 16, 2011 — After witnessing my first MEGADETH show earlier in the year on February 27, 1995 with openers CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, I was ready for more MEGADETH. The first leg of their Youthanasia tour featured a great setlist where staples from Rust in Peace like “Holy Wars…” and “Hangar 18” were performed absolutely flawlessly.
December 30, 2010 — FEAR FACTORY, who recently announced a short stretch of U.S. shows from December 29 - January 8, were forced to postpone those dates until April due to a family emergency.
December 28, 2010 — FEAR FACTORY will return to the stage in a few days as part of their ongoing Fear Campaign Tour. The short string of U.S. dates will kick off in Tempe, Arizona on December 29 and conclude nine days later in San Diego, California on January 8.
September 29, 2010 — Pulverised Records is proud to announce the addition of MEMORAIN to their growing roster of brutality. The thrash metal supergroup, founded by guitarist Ilias Papadakis, formed in 1999 and currently features: Gene Hoglan (FEAR FACTORY), Steve Digiorgio (SADUS), Ralph Santolla (OBITUARY) and Chris Valagao (ZIMMERS HOLE).
April 23, 2010 — Switzerland’s finest recent export, SYBREED return to industrial metal majesty with The Pulse Of Awakening, which was produced by FEAR FACTORY producer Rhys Fulber and engineered by guitarist Drop.
March 25, 2010 — So after all the well-publicized drama in the FEAR FACTORY camp, we finally have the new album by the Burton C. Bell/Dino Cazares/Gene Hoglan/Byron Stroud line-up.
February 22, 2010 — In continuing support of the band’s 2008 release Twilight of the Thunder God, AMON AMARTH has announced a spring, 2010 North American headlining tour, which marks the band’s first tour in the states since their April/May 2009 run.
February 19, 2010 — FEAR FACTORY and BLEEDING THROUGH will headline this year’s California Metalfest IV. The fest has been expanded to two days; the fest will take place May 15 and 16 at The Fox Theatre and The Glass House, both in Pomona, California.
February 3, 2010 — FEAR FACTORY have premiered the music video for “Fear Campaign” off their forthcoming new album, Mechanize. The video was directed by Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci for Boston-based, Emmy nominated Killswitch Productions.
November 6, 2009 — Candlelight Records today confirms February 9, 2010 as the American release date for Mechanize, the seventh studio album from FEAR FACTORY. Mechanize features the highly reported reconciliation of vocalist Burton C.
September 14, 2009 — Prior to the announcement this year of a second incarnation of FEAR FACTORY featuring Burton C. Bell and Dino Cazares, the other half of the classic FEAR FACTORY line-up (guitarist Christian Wolbers and drummer Raymond Herrera) debuted their new band, ARKAEA, via Years in the Darkness.
April 27, 2009 — ARKAEA, featuring members Raymond Herrera and Christian Olde Wolbers of FEAR FACTORY and THREAT SIGNAL, have just finished their debut album Years in the Darkness. The album is set to be released on July 14, 2009 on E1 Music, formerly Koch Records.
April 4, 2008 — FEAR FACTORY members Christian Olde Wolbers (guitar) and Raymond Herrera (drums) are proud to announce the debut album of their new group, ARKAEA, featuring THREAT SIGNAL vocalist, Jon Howard.
August 31, 2007 — For those of you who wanted FEAR FACTORY to do a metalcore album, then this one is for you. Dino Cazares is moving forward with DIVINE HERESY to further make his stamp on the metal scene.
August 7, 2007 — DIVINE HERESY – the new band of former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares ”“ will celebrate the release of their highly acclaimed debut album, Bleed The Fifth, with a special record release show at The Whisky in Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 28th.
May 17, 2007 — After a five-year hiatus, Dino Cazares (co-founding member of the revolutionary band FEAR FACTORY) has triumphantly returned with a new group that is quickly going to force the entire genre to take notice.
October 23, 2006 — Due to problems in acquiring proper transportation for SUFFOCATION’s upcoming trek with FEAR FACTORY, HYPOCRISY, and DECAPITATED as part of The Machines at War Tour, the band has been forced to fly to California without their equipment and merchandise for the start of the tour.
October 15, 2006 — Los Angeles’ FEAR FACTORY will headline The Machines at War Tour this Fall with SUFFOCATION, HYPOCRISY, and DECAPITATED. The tour is set to kick off on October 26 in Orangevale, CA and conclude in early December in Las Vegas, NV.
September 29, 2006 — Self-professed “fusion future metal” band MNEMIC have named their upcoming third studio album Passenger, which is scheduled for release in Europe on February 2nd and in North America on February 6th.