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Tag Archives: Byron Stroud

Former Strapping Young Lad and The Devin Townsend Project members form new band

Posted by on March 13, 2018

While it’s been previously reported that Devin Townsend has most likely pulled the plug on The Devin Townsend Project despite releasing Transcendence in 2016 as well as touring everywhere to support it, it looks like a few former members of the group have made an alliance with ex- Strapping Young Lad members to form a […]

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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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Video: Fear Factory Perform First Show With New Lineup

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Last Thursday night (April 26), Fear Factory took the stage at the Teatro Vorterix in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The concert marked a big occasion for fans, since it was guitarist Dino Cazares and singer Burton C. Bell’s first show with new bassist Matt DeVries (ex-Chimaira/ Six Feet Under) and new drummer Mike Heller (Malignancy/ System […]

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Gene Hoglan Not Touring With Fear Factory This Spring

Posted by on March 9, 2012

When Fear Factory announced that Matt DeVries (ex-Chimaira/ Six Feet Under) had replaced longtime bassist Byron Stroud, it had us question whether or not Gene Hoglan was still in the group as well. While he may still appear on their new album The Industrialist (due out on June 5 via Candlelight Records), it now turns […]

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Matt DeVries Joins Fear Factory As New Bassist

Posted by on February 13, 2012

This certainly explains why he recently left Six Feet Under. It’s been confirmed that Matt DeVries (former guitarist from Chimaira) has joined Fear Factory as their new bassist. DeVries, who hinted that big news was still to come following his departure from Six Feet Under, had the following to say about his new gig: “I […]

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3 Inches Of Blood Announce Fear Factory’s Byron Stroud As New Bassist

Posted by on January 25, 2012

3 Inches Of Blood have been utilizing the services of many bassists on the road since Jamie Hooper left the band in 2008. Now with their new album Long Live Heavy Metal set to come out on March 27 via Century Media Records, and with the Metal Alliance Tour just around the corner, it would […]

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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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Fuck It, Why Not? Another Fear Factory Offshoot Announced

Posted by on July 24, 2009

It’s not like these guys are busy getting their main band’s shit together, right? Our bros at SMN News report that Fear Factory vocalist Burton C. Bell and bassist Byron Stroud have started another side project dubbed City Of Fire, adding to the list of active FF-related bands including Divine Heresy, Arkaea and Burton-Dino-Byron-and-Gene-Hoglan, aka […]

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Reunited Fear Factory Relinquishes Name, Then Re-Claims, Now In Legal Limbo…Ugh, Just Read This

Posted by on June 17, 2009

My head hurts already, so you’d better brace yourself. Members of Fear Factory (sort of) are in a legal battle over the trademark after a quick series of lineup reunions and departures, and way too many hasty announcements. Let’s see if I can break this down as clearly as possible: first, Fear Factory vocalist Burton […]

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