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FEAR FACTORY Begins Recording New Album

FEAR FACTORY has entered NRG Recording Studios in North Hollywood, California with longtime producer/collaborator Rhys Fulber and engineer Mike Plotnikoff to begin tracking its new album for an early 2015 release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD will be mixed by acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, EXODUS, ...

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STATIC-X Frontman WAYNE STATIC Dead At 48

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne's publicists at FiXT Publicity. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of death, but some of Static's music industry colleagues suggested in their reactions that drugs ...

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Ex-FEAR FACTORY Drummer RAYMOND HERRERA Says 'The Industrialist' Album Would Have Sounded 'Way Better' With Real Drums

Metal Wani's William Richards and Sairaj Kamath conducted an interviw with former FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Asked if he has heard the two FEAR FACTORY albums — 2010's "Mechanize" and 2012's "The Industrialist" — that were recorded after his departure from the ...

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SEVENTRAIN Featuring Members Of CAGE, 24-7 SPYZ, TOURNIQUET: CD Release Announced

Blues-based metal act SEVENTRAIN, featuring vocalist Jon Campos (DIVE BOMBER), guitarist Eric Horton (CAGE), guitarist Jef Poremba (6ONE9, KOFI BAKER), bassist Steve "Dino" Andino (TOURNIQUET) and drummer Joel Maitoza (24-7 SPYZ), will release its self-titled debut album on February 18 via So Cal Records/Alliance Entertainment. The album is currently available for pre-order on

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Former Members Of 24-7 SPYZ, CAGE, TOURNIQUET Launch SEVENTRAIN

SEVENTRAIN is the name of a new San Diego, California-based blues-influeced metal band which features former CAGE guitarist Eric Horton, drummer Joel Maitoza (24-7 SPYZ, SHOCKHEAD), guitarist Jef Poremba (6ONE9, COFFI BAKER), vocalist Jon Campos (DIVE BOMBER), and bassist Steve "Dino" Andino (TOURNIQUET). SEVENTRAIN has been in the recording studio over the past several months ...

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FEAR FACTORY Cupcake Has Arrived

Hardcore Sweet Custom Cupcakes, winner of the recent "Cupcake Wars" on the Food Network, has just made a spicy FEAR FACTORY cupcake. A red velvet and jalapeño cake with cream cheese frosting topped with a chocolate jalapeño candy dusted with cayenne, it is available now at www.hardcoresweetcupcakes.com. FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares personally ...

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BROKEN HOPE: 'The Flesh Mechanic' Video Released

Reformed Chicago death metallers BROKEN HOPE and Bloody-Disgusting.com have unveiled the brand new, gore-tastically horrific new music video for the track "The Flesh Mechanic". The clip was helmed by acclaimed video director Corey Soria (DANZIG, HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD) and features amazing, gore-laden traditional horror FX by FX wizard Jamie Grove who handles makeup and creature effects ...

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FEAR FACTORY's DINO CAZARES: IBANEZ Guitar Rundown

Dino Cazares of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY gave Oroszlánbarlang Gitárszaküzlet a rundown of his Ibanez guitar when the band played at the Fezen festival in Hungary this past August. Check out the footage below. Asked whose idea it was to perform FEAR FACTORY's classic classic 1995 sophomore album, "Demanufacture", on the band's recently ...

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BROKEN HOPE Filming 'The Flesh Mechanic' Video

Reformed Chicago death metallers BROKEN HOPE are filming a video for the song "The Flesh Mechanic" today (Saturday, September 14) in the Los Angeles area. The clip is being directed by Cory Soria of Zynderia Productions and will feature the acting debut of guitarist Dino Cazares (FEAR FACTORY, ASESINO, DIVINE HERESY) as the gory antagonist. ...

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Video: Singer-Less FEAR FACTORY Performs At Moscow Store

FEAR FACTORY members Dino Cazares (guitar), Matt DeVries (bass) and Mike Heller (drums) took part in a signing session and performance at the Muztorg store in Moscow, Russia on August 30. Check out video footage of the event below. Asked whose idea it was to perform FEAR FACTORY's classic classic 1995 sophomore album, "Demanufacture", on ...

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GENE HOGLAN Found Out Via BLABBERMOUTH.NET That He Was No Longer Needed By FEAR FACTORY

Arto Lehtinen of Metal-Rules.com recently conducted an interview with legendary extreme-metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARK ANGEL, DETHKLOK). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Metal-Rules.com: You had many, many years break [from] working with TESTAMENT but last year you ended up playing on "Dark Roots Of ...

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FEAR FACTORY: New Video Interview With DINO CAZARES

Metal Manifest recently conducted an interview with guitarist Dino Cazares of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY. You can now watch the chat below. Asked whose idea it was to perform FEAR FACTORY's classic classic 1995 sophomore album, "Demanufacture", on the band's upcoming Australian tour, vocalist Burton C. Bell told The Rockpit: "It was kinda ...

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FORBIDDEN's CRAIG LOCICERO Pays Tribute To SLAYER's JEFF HANNEMAN

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area guitarist Craig Locicero (pictured below; FORBIDDEN, MANMADE GOD, SPIRALARMS) has posted the following message on his Facebook page regarding the passing of SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman: "I haven't said very much publicly about the passing of Jeff Hanneman, because I really didn't ever know him very well. The one conversation ...

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FEAR FACTORY Guitarist Interviewed By METAL RULES! TV (Video)

Metal Rules! TV recently conducted an interview with guitarist Dino Cazares of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY. You can now watch the chat below. FEAR FACTORY will perform its classic 1995 sophomore album, "Demanufacture", in its entirety aboard the 2014 edition of the world's biggest heavy metal cruise — 70000 Tons Of Metal — ...

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