Rock Rebel Magazine conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares and vocalist Burton C. Bell on March 11, 2010 in Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below.
The second of several planned in-store/meet-and-greets with FEAR FACTORY on the band's "Fear Campaign American Tour 2010" will take place on Saturday, March 27 at Hogwild Records, located at 1824 North Main in San Antonio, Texas, beginning at 2 p.m. This will be the first opportunity for fans to meet the band, which is touring the U.S. for the first time in nearly three years. Visit www.gohastings.com to also enter to win a fully autographed Ibanez guitar (no purchase necessary).
FEAR FACTORY's first American tour in support of the band's new album, "Mechanize", kicked off Monday night (March 22) in Tempe, Arizona. Tickets for all shows are on sale now through all major ticket agencies and individual venue ticket box offices.
FEAR FACTORY recently announced two special VIP ticket packages now on sale exclusively via ArtistArena.com. Each package contains a ticket to the show granting early admission, plus a t-shirt and other special items. VIP packages are available for each of the shows on the tour, which also features WINDS OF PLAGUE, DIRGE WITHIN and PERIPHERY.
"Mechanize" was released in the U.S. on February 9, 2010 via Candlelight Records. The CD, which was co-produced by the band with Rhys Fulber (FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY, PARADISE LOST), was mixed by Greg Reely (PARADISE LOST, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY, SKINNY PUPPY).
FEAR FACTORY's current lineup — featuring original FF members Dino Cazares (guitar) and Burton C. Bell (vocals) alongside bassist Byron Stroud (who was credited on the last two FEAR FACTORY albums in addition to touring and recording with STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and ZIMMERS HOLE) and legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DETHKLOK, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARK ANGEL, DEATH, TESTAMENT) — made its live debut on December 4, 2009 at Espaço Lux in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, Brazil.