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Fear Factory

Fear Factory
Formed: 1989 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Burton C. Bell, Dino Cazares, Rhys Fulber, Raymond Herrera, Andrew Shives, Gene Hoglan, Byron Stroud, Christian Olde Wo..., Steve Tushar
Biography: Fear Factory were one of the first bands to fuse the loud, crushing intensity of death metal with the cold harshness of industrial electronics and samples, producing a more varied sonic palette with which to express their bleak, pessimistic view of modern, technology-driven society. The group was formed ...Read full biography
Released: 2005
Label: Digital Rights Agency
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When Fear Factory's Archetype LP came out in April 2004, the adversity surrounding it (personnel departures, fleeting breakups, record company woes) fueled the album's most ferocious moments. The band's ...Read full review
Released: 2002
Label: Roadrunner
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Soul of a New Machine, Fear Factory's first nationally released album, introduced them to the metal world as a brutally heavy death metal act with a few post-hardcore touches. Produced by Colin Richardson ...Read full review