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New Fear Factory Song "Powershifter" Streaming Online

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A new Fear Factory track titled "Powershifter" has been posted online and can be heard below. The song comes off Fear Factory's upcoming album "Mechanized," which will be released on February 9th, 2010.

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1. psythe writes:

ewww I really don't like it!! :( :( :(

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 8:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Diamond Oz writes:

This is Psythe. He says "ewww" and puts a total of three sad faces on the end of his sentences when he's unhappy about something... Harden the f*** up Psythe!

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 9:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. psythe writes:

hahahahahahah got me!

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 9:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. the goose goblin writes:

I like it.

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 9:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. m1ke writes:

All is good except Dino's guitar work. Sounds just like Divine Heresy, whereas I prefer Christian's style on Archetype.

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 9:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Diamond Oz writes:

I thought you'd like that one haha!

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 9:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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Reminds me of Archetype with a little bit of Obselete-esque edginess. In other words, ME DIGGY!!

@psythe : troll :P

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 9:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. El Dregos writes:

I have always believed Burton C Bell is the downfall of this band. Musics good Burtons voice sucks!

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 9:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. psythe writes:

It's predictable as sh**, and the song structure sucks. I liked most of Archetype, but I thought it could definitely have been improved upon. This song is not, to my ears, an improvement.

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 9:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Putrefactive writes:

I really liked it. If the rest of the album sounds like this, than it will be great.

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 10:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. killcomplete writes:

Don't like it. Sounds way too produced. gene hoglan sounds like a drum machine. The drums are quantized. metal is getting out of hand with this. Sounds not real to me. The song sounds like divine heresy (and that's a very bad thing)

Just my opinion

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 11:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. deathbringer writes:

I'll have to agree about it sounding like both a drum machine and Divine Heresy.

# Nov 8, 2009 @ 11:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. murder667 writes:

hate the vocals, music is awesome

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 12:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. tallica_fan writes:

the guitarwork is fairly boring, the vocals are alright always liked burtons voice.

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 6:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Huew writes:

Hoglan made a perfect conversion, sounds exactly like Herrera. As for the song its so-so but will most likely grow on me like oh yeah whats that album called trans...something!!

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 7:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Jamez writes:

Not bad, but I just get the feeling that this oneĀ“s been heard 100 times before...

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 7:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. 4string writes:

agree with the above, sounds just like divine heresy

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 8:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Peter Parker writes:

Yeah, not too much hear we haven't heard before. Pass.

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 12:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Fuzzypig writes:

It's alright and certainly better than some of the older stuff, but it's missing something that Demanufacture had. Burton's vocals are too emotional, he needs less feeling.

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 2:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Holy ----!!! writes:

Gene f*cking Hoglan!!!

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 2:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Natsquatch writes:

Pretty boring stuff, minus the singing bit at the end. Oh well. I guess I'll just be listening to Archetype and Transgression forever.

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 2:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. deathfreak writes:

Its ok. I liked there older stuff better. It could be worse

# Nov 9, 2009 @ 5:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. hobble writes:

FEAR FACTORY FU CK YES ABOUT TIME YOU CAME BACK

# Nov 10, 2009 @ 12:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Greyback writes:

Better than Transgression hoefully, that album sucked frmo track 2 on...

# Nov 10, 2009 @ 12:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Supastan writes:

how can you say that the band that came first sounds like the band that came second?? thats kinda retarded imo this sounds like fear factory no more no less. and of course it sounds over produced and polished the whole point of fear factory production work is to get as close as they can to a "machine" type of sound. if you want a jam band sound go listen to phish. if you want to be hit over the head with a f***ing 10-ton machine listen to this..with that being said i think the music sucks but thats why i dont like it not because of all the unimportant bs... music first bs later..and its funny how no one says sh** about genes drumming in SYL or death or anything else for that matter. give him quality production and everyone acting like raymond could of done better????

# Nov 10, 2009 @ 11:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. spiral_architect writes:

i agree that it sounds slickly produced, and that the drums sound like a machine........i quite like this song though, and would much rather listen to fear factory than disturbed any day of the week.......

# Nov 10, 2009 @ 2:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. DeathInEye writes:

I'll stick with Demanufacture, Digimortal and Obsolete.

# Nov 10, 2009 @ 5:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. fuck me, right? writes:

Yeah i agree with most... this is new?

Its sad to say... FF is getting old. Especially, dare i say, Dino's riffs.

Boring. Obsolete destroys this, along with every other album besides hatefiles.

Im sad now. I was expecting something new and different like archetype offered.

# Nov 10, 2009 @ 7:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Hammerheart writes:

A lot of people are complaining that the drums sound like a drum machine and they sound mechanical. They're supposed to. But, that being said, it's not always good, especially in this case.

I don't really care for it, it seems boring, but I've heard worse. I guess I'll have to hear some more tracks from it before I decide if I'll pick it up or not.

# Nov 10, 2009 @ 10:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. scrapz writes:

I think it sounds good. I feel it is back to their roots. A lot heavier, I like Burts vocals, drums are nasty, guitars are FF. I'm very happy with what they have presented. If you look at what Raymond and COW did with the new stuff they wrote it was definately not like this.

# Nov 11, 2009 @ 1:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Hobble writes:

Stop crying all you lil whiners Fear Factory is back and you all know you all will go see them so stop crying lil whiners

# Nov 12, 2009 @ 6:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. PorcupineTreeFan writes:

Not a good song. I love this band for what they used to be and what they did for metal for so many years. However, they don't seem to offer anything new to the world of metal.

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# Nov 12, 2009 @ 10:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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