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At the moment they're more like some odd kind of progressive thrash. The keyboards have really sunk into the background so they barely qualify as industrial in any sense, but they definitely aren't death metal, their vocals are not quite guttural enough.

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In the beginning, they were a great hybrid of death/grind and industrial metal, like Napalm Death's Harmony Corruption meets Godflesh's Streetcleaner. After Soul of a New Machine though, they lost almost all of the death metal in their sound, and despite some turns down the nu-metal trail on albums like Digimortal, they've been industrial metal ever since. I prefer their early stuff with the death/grind in the sound, but like some of the later albums too, except for the aforementioned nu-metal abortion known as Digimortal.

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It's really only the first one that's death metal, listen to the difference just between the first and second albums: Y5fpcOCsa1U lRci3qWeFCA They still used some similar techniques and were still aggressive (even if it was less so), but the focus at that point was more on industrial metal.

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Re: Fear Factory industrial metal or deathmetal or both

hey jayke on the deluxe edition of industralist they covered the song landfill what wasthe name band that did the song landfill
Just looked it up, it says it's a Pitchshifter cover. I haven't heard the original or the cover, I don't have either of Fear Factory's last two albums. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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Just looked it up, it says it's a Pitchshifter cover. I haven't heard the original or the cover, I don't have either of Fear Factory's last two albums. oh ok Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2
fear factorys cover here is the orignal of landfill
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The Music of the Fear Factory is a Mix between Industrial Metal and Death Metal. The their first CD, was more extreme respect of other, and there are few components of Industrial Metal, it's a CD Death Metal. C.Bell sings both melodic that with growl and in music there are draw of thrash Metal. Even in the CD Digimortal there is a songs Metal Rap that is Back the Fuck Up sing B-Real of the Cypress Hill I consider they a band Industrial Metal, but I’m puzzled by the lack of the keyboarder in the band. The keyboarder is only guests. When I listen a band Industrial Metal, I expect that the keyboarder is a important member of the group as in other bands. When I saw they in the concert in Milan the keyboarder were on back of stage. They there are my favorite band, I love their drums and samples but this thing puzzles me.

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In the days when I shopped for CDs at this one particular store, I used to find Fear Factory under 'Death Metal.' Stores hardly ever have categories anymore. They're just under the letter F. :)

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I think the big difference between Concrete/SOANM and their stuff from Demanufacture onwards was their embracing of pop song structure. Lots of bands were doing it at the time. FF lost the death growls and wrote pop songs using the industrial-metal sonic palette. I loved Demanufacture when it came out and I still enjoy it sometimes, but certainly couldn't call it death metal in any way. For real pioneers of industrial metal, look at Godflesh, Ministry, KMFDM to name a few.

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I think the big difference between Concrete/SOANM and their stuff from Demanufacture onwards was their embracing of pop song structure. Lots of bands were doing it at the time. FF lost the death growls and wrote pop songs using the industrial-metal sonic palette. I loved Demanufacture when it came out and I still enjoy it sometimes' date=' but certainly couldn't call it death metal in any way. For real pioneers of industrial metal, look at Godflesh, Ministry, KMFDM to name a few.[/quote'] Godflesh was the shit dude, Streetcleaner is one of my favorite albums ever. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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