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Last updated on September 28, 2020 at 5:52 PM ET

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Burton C. Bell Leaves Fear Factory

Burton C. Bell has officially announced his departure from Fear Factory, explaining that he "cannot align" himself with someone whom he does not trust or respect.

Earlier today, Bell posted the following statement to his official web site:


"I consider myself a private person, preferring to keep my personal business to myself and trusted loved ones. I make my public statements with thoughtful intent, never deviating from the truth, in spite of the consistent series of dishonest representations and unfounded accusations from past and present band members; a toxic drama I choose to not be part of.

"The past several years have been profoundly agonizing, with these members bleeding my passion with depraved deceit. As a direct consequence of their greed, these three have dragged me through the unjust, judicial system, resulting in the legal attrition that has financially crippled me. In the end, these three members have taken possession of my principal livelihood. However, they will never take my 30-year legacy as the beating heart of the machine. A legacy that no other member, past or present, can ever claim.

"So, it is after considerable, contemplative soul searching that I have come to the realization that I cannot align myself with someone whom I do not trust, nor respect. Therefore, I am announcing to my fans my departure from FEAR FACTORY, to focus all my energy and attention toward the continuing success for ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS, and all my future endeavors.

"I am very proud of the ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS' latest album, 'Apocrypha'. The writing and recording process for 'Apocrypha' has been a truly cathartic and artistic journey of exploration and growth for me. Reigniting my passions for my writing, allowing my music to flourish, enabling my soul to soar, saving me from the real hell that engulfed a significant part of my daily life. Collaborating with talented, kindred spirits has truly created an inspirational environment of support and mutual respect, a spirit I have missed for a very long time.

"I would like to thank all of my fans for their continued support throughout my career. I am very proud of my achievements, but it is time for me to move forward. Now I look to the future with open eyes, open mind and open heart, as my artistic path strives for even greater success in music, writing and my art. It's true, 'the end is always the beginning'. The soul is free from the machine." More...

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Enterprise Earth & Traitors Members Cover Gojira

Guitarist Gabe Mangold (Enterprise Earth) and drummer Brandon Zackey (Enterprise Earth) joined forces with Traitors singer Tyler Shelton for a take on Gojira‘s “Flying Whales“streaming for you below.

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Dream Theater Premiere New Live Video

Dream Theater premiere a new live video for "Pale Blue Dot", taken from their upcoming new live album "Distant Memories – Live in London". The outing was recorded this past February at the Apollo in London and willl be released November 27.

Check out now "Pale Blue Dot" below.

The tracklisting for "Distant Memories – Live In London" is: More...

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My Dying Bride Premiere New Song & Music Video

My Dying Bride premiere a new song and music video entitled "A Secret Kiss", taken from their upcoming new three-song EP "Macabre Cabaret", which will be out in stores November 20th, 2020 via Nuclear Blast.

Check out now "A Secret Kiss" below.

Tells frontman Aaron Stainthorpe about the new outing: More...

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