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Fear Factory

Fear Factory was formed under the name Ulceration in 1989 in Los Angeles, California by guitarist Dino Cazares anddrummerRaymond Herrera. "Ulceration" wasn't picked for any real reason other than that Burton C. Bell and/or other membersthought itwould "just be a cool name" for the band. They then renamed to Fear Factory in 1990. Characterised by a mix ofthrash metal(though they sound more in the vein of groove metal) guitar riffs, roaring vocals that make way for melodic singing,pulse drivendrum beats, and powerful basslines, Fear Factory have been making waves in both the American death metal ...read more

Fear Factory was formed under the name Ulceration in 1989 in Los Angeles, California by guitarist Dino Cazares anddrummerRaymond Herrera. "Ulceration" wasn't picked for any real reason other than that Burton C. Bell and/or other membersthought itwould "just be a cool name" for the band. They then renamed to Fear Factory in 1990. Characterised by a mix ofthrash metal(though they sound more in the vein of groove metal) guitar riffs, roaring vocals that make way for melodic singing,pulse drivendrum beats, and powerful basslines, Fear Factory have been making waves in both the American death metal andindustrial metalscenes since their debut album, Soul of a New Machine (1992). The album was not successful in the mainstream.Undeterred, theband embarked on extensive touring across the U.S with Biohazard and Sick Of It All and over Europe with BrutalTruth. It isimportant to note that only "Soul of a New Machine" can accurately be classified as death metal, subsequent albumssaw leadsinger Burton C. Bell change his style, as well as a marked improvement in the band's production in general. « hide

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LPs
The Industrialist
06/05/2012

3.5
270 Votes
Mechanize
2010

3.8
592 Votes
Transgression
2005

2.8
407 Votes
Archetype
2004

3.5
505 Votes
Digimortal
2001

3.1
477 Votes
Obsolete
1998

3.9
603 Votes
Demanufacture
1995

4.2
778 Votes
Soul of a New Machine
1992

3.6
335 Votes
EPs
Linchpin
2001

3.7
5 Votes
The Gabber Mixes
1997

3.3
4 Votes
Burn EP
1997

2.8
17 Votes
Fear Is the Mindkiller
1993

3.5
61 Votes
Live Albums
Digital Connectivity
2001

4
1 Votes
Compilations
Hatefiles
2003

3
75 Votes
Concrete
2002

3.2
82 Votes
Remanufacture
1997

3.3
89 Votes

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