FEAR FACTORY: Short Audio Snippet Of New Song AvailableThursday, 11th June 2015
Vaunted Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY have released a short audio snippet for the song “Protomech,” which comes from their forthcoming Genexus album.
The album will be on August 7 worldwide via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2012’s The Industrialist 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,’” explains vocalist 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 continues: “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.”
Genexus track listing:
1. Autonomous Combat System
4. Soul Hacker
7. Church Of Execution
9. Battle For Utopia
10. Expiration Date
Limited digipak bonus tracks:
11. Mandatory Sacrifice (Genexus Remix)
12. Enhanced Reality