FEAR FACTORY Posts Webisode Documenting Full Force Festival PerformanceMonday, 6th July 2015
Veteran metallers FEAR FACTORY have posted the first in a series of webisodes covering the band’s current European tour. The first of these contains clips from the band’s performance at Full Force Festival in Germany. The webisode can be viewed below.
FEAR FACTORY’s new album, Genexus, will be released on August 7 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The album was co-produced by longtime collaborator Rhys Fulber, along with guitarist Dino Cazares and vocalist Burton C. Bell and mixed by Andy Sneap (ARCH ENEMY, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD). Artwork was once again handled by Anthony Clarkson. Drums on Genexus were performed by Mike Heller (MALIGNANCY).
“The word ‘genexus’ is a hybrid of two words: ‘genesis’ and ‘nexus,'” explained Burton C. Bell. “This word describes the next transition in human evolution as man moves forward to a ‘mechanical’ state of being. Ray Kurzweil predicts that the singularity will occur around 2045. ‘Genexus’ is the term for that next evolutionary process. Where humans are machines, machines are human, and the differences are oblivious to the naked eye.”
He continued: “This album is a record of thought patterns, psychology and struggles of the Genexus generation. The cognitive machine has arrived, and it wants autonomy from the industry that created it. This machine struggles, like every other human has throughout the course of history. This is the story of every one of us.”