Multi-talented Canadian musician Devin Townsend (i.e. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) has expressed interest in producing the forthcoming solo CD from ex-FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell."I would really like to produce Burton's new record," Townsend stated in an recent online newsletter. "I bet you it's going to be cool. Would I play on it? Maybe." With regards to FEAR FACTORY's recent break-up, Devin — who openly admits to having been heavily influenced by FF during SYL's formative years — stated: "I think it was about time that they ended it. Regardless of what anybody says, I was always a fan and they influenced me a whole lot. Through them I found really heavy bands, not just the METALLICAs and MEGADETHs." Devin also rejected the rumors of a possible union with the new group led by former MEGADETH members Dave Ellefson (bass), Marty Friedman (guitar), Al Pitrelli (guitar), and Jimmy DeGrasso (drums). "Why would [I] want to join MEGADETH?," Townsend asked. "Join the DAVE MUSTAINE BAND without Dave Mustaine? Please don't hold auditions for the DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND if anything should happen to me."
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