Fear Factory

Five Heavy Albums that Changed Charles Elliott of Abysmal Dawn’s Life

February 10, 2022

To celebrate the release of the Nightmare Frontier EP, we got Abysmal Dawn vocalist/guitarist Charles Elliott to mosh us through the five heavy albums that changed his life.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Fear Factory, Withered and Helloween

June 18, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent finds his feathers surprisingly pecks on the latest from from power metal legends, post-nu-metal survivors and blackened, uh… whatevs!

Levan TK Gallery Show to Feature Guest DJ Sets From Repulsion, Fear Factory Members

December 4, 2017

Metal concert photography and guest DJ sets from your favorite headbangers? Sounds like a good time to us!

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

July 31, 2015

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

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

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

** 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

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,…