Fear Factory have announced they won’t be taking part in this summer’s Shockwave Tour, which is slated to start tomorrow, July 6, in Seattle. “We are truly disappointed not to be part of the Shockwave tour,” announced the band in an official statement, which does not provide a reason for the cancellation. “We send our […]
Check out pics from the final show of the metal titans’ recent tour together!
By Andrew Bansal After welcoming guitarist Dino Cazares back into the band and putting out a successful seventh studio album, Mechanize, in early 2010, modern metal giants Fear Factory have returned. Their follow-up album, The Industrialist, is ready to release early next month. This conceptual record also features bassist Matt DeVries, who replaced Byron Stroud. […]
City of Fire, the hard-rock side project of Fear Factory frontman Burton C. Bell and bassist Byron Stroud, have posted the music video for new song, “Bad Motivator,” which will be featured on the group’s forthcoming sophomore album, Trial by Fire. Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments,
Despite an endless parade of lineup shifts since their 2003 inception, industrial-strength metalcore gut-spillers Threat Signal continue their steady grind as the bastard children of Lamb of God and Fear Factory. Their third album introduces a new emotional resonance that their chilly robo-rhythms haven’t previously allowed: Vocalist Jon Howard has adopted a warm, Chester Bennington […]
Megadeth are relaunching their Gigantour package festival, with fellow heavyweights Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil joining them on the lineup. All three bands were picked personally by Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine to be on the bill, with dates tentatively scheduled for late January through early March. Megadeth will be supporting their upcoming album Th1rt3en, which […]
Fear Factory’s Dino Cazares looks like a powerful guy; but is he the strongest man in metal? Well, we recently caught up with the fearsome guitarist at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and invited him over to the Revolver tent to take on our strong-man challenge. Check out how Cazares—and his wife—did below. For […]
The fifth album from Floridian quartet Trivium finds the band returning to the more metalcore, less straight-up thrash, direction of 2005’s Ascendancy, while exploring new directions. Standout tracks “Watch the World Burn” and “Caustic Are the Ties That Bind” echo the catchy choruses and blistering riffs that have first made the band popular; lead single, […]
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson manned the backstage interview
70,000 Tons just got heavier! The metal cruise festival just added industro-metal monsters Fear Factory and speed metallers Agent Steel to its lineup, which also includes Amon Amarth, Obituary, and more! Click here for more details!