FEAR FACTORY To Headline Austria's MIND OVER MATTER OPEN AIR FESTIVAL

FEAR FACTORY will be headlining this year's Mind Over Matter Open Air Festival on July 22 at Arena in Vienna, Austria. Also set to appear are TRISTANIA, SCHANDMAUL, MNEMIC and CRUSADE.

In other news, FEAR FACTORY singer Burton C. Bell recently spoke to the East Coast Romper about the songwriting process for the follow-up to this year's "Archetype".

"Actually at this time, we are writing on the road," Bell said. "This past tour, this past Jager Tour, [guitarist] Christian and [drummer] Raymond actually started busting out riffs and Byron was getting like into the loop of how we work. This European Tour that we're about to do, we just invested in a new G4 power plug and put logic into it, so we'll be able to record while on the road.

Asked if he thinks they are going to find it easier to write on the road, Burton said, "I think we'll do fine, there's so much down time on the road, ya know, after the show we're still awake and we're driving around, ya know, you can either sit there and write songs, sleep or read or whatever but writing songs seems easy, it's a good communal thing, we all sit in the back lounge, we just sit there and listen to music and listen to each other write music and smoke out or whatever (laughing) It's like friends hanging out." Read more.

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