GMM2012 - Hailing from LA, Fear Factory exploded onto the metal scene in 1989. Mixing snippets of death and groove metal with a generous helping of thrash and industrial metal, Fear Factory quickly made a name for themselves and their music had a major impact on the metal scene. There have been many lineup changes over the years with singer Burton C. Bell as the only constant member. Belgian Christian Olde Wolbers was also part of the circus for 15 years, first as the band’s bassist and then as guitarist until Dino Cazares rejoined in 2009. Earlier this year, former Chimaira guitarist DeVries took over bass duties. Fear Factory will be promoting their new album The Industrialist, a concept album recorded with producer Rhys Fulber.