Fear Factory

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo’s Pecks of the Week

July 31, 2015 Andrew Bonazelli

Well, guys, it’s that time again, as I’m home from my whirlwind press tour, and boy are my wings tired. Here’s all the new releases that are fit (or not) to print.

Fear Factory – “Demanufacture”

May 28, 2015 Nick Green

Even the title of the album suggests an act of grand defiance. Demanufacture. Breaking everything down to the component level, stripping away the inessential elements, salvaging the best parts for recycling and reuse.

Living In The Eighties: Metal Covers The Decade Of Pop

January 2, 2013 Justin Norton

Since the New Year is the time of self-reimagination (or big promises that aren’t kept) it’s a good day to look back into the storied skeleton closet. While metal took over the planet in the 1980s via Metallica and Iron Maiden (after Black Sabbath set the stage for a decade) pop ruled the charts. You…

Burton C. Bell on the Storyline to Fear Factory’s “The Industrialist”

March 21, 2012 Chris Dick

** Fear Factory’s The Industrialist is out June 5, 2012 on Candlelight Records. We spoke to frontman Burton C. Bell about the record’s storyline. “I am a being… My existence has value… My purpose right now is to relate my witness, without any bitterness or partiality, the motives of my present reality.” We can only…

Remixing metal: What’s the worst that could happen?

December 16, 2011 Jonathan Horsley

Maybe it’s the straight-to-video action movie genre or the rising popularity of MMA that’s to blame, seeing that both seem to love setting action to metal guitars and electronic beats, but despite metal remix albums almost always sucking they’re not disappearing any time soon. On February 24th, Morbid Angel will release Illud Divinum Insanus—the Remixes,…