The pioneers of industrial-tinged extreme metal, Fear Factory, will release their 9th studio album and Nuclear Blast Entertainment debut, entitled “Genexus”, on August 7th worldwide. “Genexus” was produced by vocalist Burton C. Bell and guitarist Dino Cazares, and co-produced by long-time collaborator Rhys Fulber. The album was mixed by famed British producer and engineer, Andy Sneap (Arch Enemy, Testament, Exodus, Machine Head). Artwork was once again handled by artist Anthony Clarkson. Drums on “Genexus” were performed by Mike Heller (Malignancy).
“The word genexus is a hybrid of two words; genesis and nexus,” explains vocalist Burton C. Bell. “This word describes the next transition in human evolution as man moves forward to a ‘mechanical’ state of being. Ray Kurzweil predicts that the singularity will occur around 2045. Genexus is the term for that next evolutionary process. Where humans are machines, machines are human, and the differences are oblivious to the naked eye.
“This album is a record of thought patterns, psychology and struggles of the Genexus generation. The cognitive machine has arrived, and it wants autonomy from the industry that created it. This machine struggles, like every other human has throughout the course of history. This is the story of every one of us.”
Genexus track list:
1. Autonomous Combat System
4. Soul Hacker
7. Church Of Execution
9. Battle For Utopia
10. Expiration Date
LIMITED DIGIPAK BONUS TRACKS:
11. Mandatory Sacrifice (Genexus Remix)
12. Enhanced Reality