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Tag Archives: Christian Wolde Olbers

Have Fear Factory broken up? A former band member says so

Posted by on May 8, 2017

Late last year a new Fear Factory album was rumored to be released sometime in 2017. However, the closest piece of concrete new material is guitarist Dino Cazares’ hint at a solo record, and things have been oitherwise silent on the Fear Factory front. When Danzig’s Blackest of the Black festival revealed their initial lineup, they were mentioned as one of […]

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Cypress Hill, Biohazard, ex-Fear Factory members form Powerflo; hear “Resistance”

Posted by on May 2, 2017

If anything was proven by Prophets of Rage’s formation last year, it’s that there’s still an appetite for rap-rock. A new band, Powerflo, has formed consisting of Cypress Hill’s Sen Dog, former Fear Factory bassist Christian Wolde Olbers, Biohazard’s Billy Graziadei, former downset. member Rogelio Lozano and Fernando Schaefer of Worst. And while Prophets of […]

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Gene Hoglan Found Out He Was Out Of Fear Factory The Same Way We Did

Posted by on August 5, 2013

While last year’s The Industrialist was an impressive album, many fans wondered why Fear Factory opted to record the album with a drum machine instead of longtime drummer Gene Hoglan. As it turns out, Hoglan is still wondering the same thing. In an interview with Metal-Rules, the “Atomic Clock” revealed that he found out via […]

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Christian Wolde Olbers Tries Out For Machine Head

Posted by on April 1, 2013

While the audition videos are probably rolling in for Machine Head after announcing open online auditions last week, they’ve likely got one that can move to the top of the pack. Former Fear Factory member Christian Wolde Olbers has sent an audition video. Wolbers spent nearly 15 years in Fear Factory, initially as their bassist, […]

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And A Few Things About Band Lineups

Posted by on November 10, 2009

While this is all relatively old news by now (in Internet time, anyway),  since we’ve covered these stories before, we’re going to weigh in on a few band announcements and lineup changes: FEAR FACTORY Fear Factory has finally made it official and announced a release date and label for Mechanize. Well, 3/5ths of them, anyway. Their […]

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