The Industrialist - Fear Factory
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  • Band members: Dino Cazares, Burton C. Bell
  • Summary: The eighth album for the Los Angeles metal band is a concept album produced with Rhys Fulber.
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
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  1. Jul 6, 2012
    70
    While Bell boasted that The Industrialist is "Demanufacture-plus," it's not quite. However, at certain times, it does come pretty close.
  2. Jul 6, 2012
    70
    What this all boils down to is another solid outing for the group.
  3. Jul 6, 2012
    60
    While anyone hoping for more of the same old Fear Factory will find a lot to love about The Industrialist, those who have been hoping for something different might find that the album isn't quite what they were looking for.
  4. Jul 6, 2012
    60
    The Industrialist doesn't quite live up to the band's former glories. [[9 Jun 2012, p.53]
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
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  1. Nov 6, 2012
    10
    Fear Factory made a fantastic comeback with Mechanize, and some like myself were wondering whether or not Fear Factory would top it. Thankfully this album not only was as technical but lyrically one of the best albums Burton and Dino have written since Obsolete. My only gripes are the lack of a drummer and bassist and Burton could be a little more powerful as he was back on Mechanize. Aside from that, if you were disappointed in albums like Transgression then rush to your local record store and buy this along with Mechanize. Expand
  2. Apr 24, 2013
    10
    No really nothing new under the horizon but finally more aggressive rythm-section/drumcomputer. Strangely the computer-programming makes this release a bit more faster FF-record since a while. If it`s the best FF record, time will tell.
    But can`t wait for another FF-release!!
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