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    Soul Of A New Machine 30th Anniversary Edition
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    • Would be the first release on vinyl in North America!
    • Would be expanded to include the Fear Is The Mindkiller EP as well as a few unreleased instrumental mixes debuting on vinyl
    • Out of print on vinyl for 30 years.
    • Would be remastered for kick ass sound
    • Would feature deluxe packaging, a fold out poster and a patch

    Biography

    Fear Factory is an American Industrial Metal band formed in Los Angeles in 1990. Throughout their career they have released nine full-length albums with a tenth studio album coming in 2021. They have evolved through a succession of sounds, all in the main style of groove metal and industrial metal. The band has been enormously influential on the heavy metal and industrial scene mainly in the mid-to-late 1990s but still inspiring young musicians today. Soul Of A New Machine is the band’s debut album for Roadrunner Records, released on August 25, 1992. Although this record was Fear Factory's first studio album to be released, it was actually their second album to be recorded, after Concrete, which was recorded in 1991 but not released until 11 years later. Guitarist Dino Cazares has stated that this album is a concept album, concerning man's creation of a machine that could be either technological or governmental. The sound of the record is different from the later albums, as it was influenced by many different extreme sub-genres of metal, such as death metalthrash metal and grindcore, hence making the band an "anomaly" among others since it did not fit into any genre category at that time. The sound was also heavily influenced by Napalm Death and Godflesh. The album has been described as death metal with elements of grindcore by The Moshville Times. Author Colin Larkin of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music wrote "Soul of a New Machine established Fear Factory as a genuine death metal force, with a good collection of songs delivered with originality and ferocity." The record featured a different conceptual style from Fear Factory's later works. "Martyr" is about how Burton C. Bell was "bored with his lifestyle"; "Leechmaster" and "Manipulation" are about relationship troubles; "Scapegoat" was based on how Cazares was once wrongfully accused by the law; "Crisis" is an anti-war song; "Crash Test" concerns animal testing and "Suffer Age" is based on serial killer John Wayne Gacy. The other songs contain different themes. Samples from the movies Full Metal JacketBlade Runner, and Apocalypse Now are heard sporadically throughout the album. The track, "Big God/Raped Souls," was used in the movie, The Crow: City of Angels. If voted to win, ROG will release a 30th anniversary edition of the album expanded as a 3LP set for the first time in North America.

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Fear Factory
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  • Would be the first release on vinyl in North America!
  • Would be expanded to include the Fear Is The Mindkiller EP as well as a few unreleased instrumental mixes debuting on vinyl
  • Out of print on vinyl for 30 years.
  • Would be remastered for kick ass sound
  • Would feature deluxe packaging, a fold out poster and a patch

Biography

Fear Factory is an American Industrial Metal band formed in Los Angeles in 1990. Throughout their career they have released nine full-length albums with a tenth studio album coming in 2021. They have evolved through a succession of sounds, all in the main style of groove metal and industrial metal. The band has been enormously influential on the heavy metal and industrial scene mainly in the mid-to-late 1990s but still inspiring young musicians today. Soul Of A New Machine is the band’s debut album for Roadrunner Records, released on August 25, 1992. Although this record was Fear Factory's first studio album to be released, it was actually their second album to be recorded, after Concrete, which was recorded in 1991 but not released until 11 years later. Guitarist Dino Cazares has stated that this album is a concept album, concerning man's creation of a machine that could be either technological or governmental. The sound of the record is different from the later albums, as it was influenced by many different extreme sub-genres of metal, such as death metalthrash metal and grindcore, hence making the band an "anomaly" among others since it did not fit into any genre category at that time. The sound was also heavily influenced by Napalm Death and Godflesh. The album has been described as death metal with elements of grindcore by The Moshville Times. Author Colin Larkin of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music wrote "Soul of a New Machine established Fear Factory as a genuine death metal force, with a good collection of songs delivered with originality and ferocity." The record featured a different conceptual style from Fear Factory's later works. "Martyr" is about how Burton C. Bell was "bored with his lifestyle"; "Leechmaster" and "Manipulation" are about relationship troubles; "Scapegoat" was based on how Cazares was once wrongfully accused by the law; "Crisis" is an anti-war song; "Crash Test" concerns animal testing and "Suffer Age" is based on serial killer John Wayne Gacy. The other songs contain different themes. Samples from the movies Full Metal JacketBlade Runner, and Apocalypse Now are heard sporadically throughout the album. The track, "Big God/Raped Souls," was used in the movie, The Crow: City of Angels. If voted to win, ROG will release a 30th anniversary edition of the album expanded as a 3LP set for the first time in North America.

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    Fear Factory
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    Soul Of A New... Fear Factory
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    Album Details
    • Would be the first release on vinyl in North America!
    • Would be expanded to include the Fear Is The Mindkiller EP as well as a few unreleased instrumental mixes debuting on vinyl
    • Out of print on vinyl for 30 years.
    • Would be remastered for kick ass sound
    • Would feature deluxe packaging, a fold out poster and a patch

    Biography

    Fear Factory is an American Industrial Metal band formed in Los Angeles in 1990. Throughout their career they have released nine full-length albums with a tenth studio album coming in 2021. They have evolved through a succession of sounds, all in the main style of groove metal and industrial metal. The band has been enormously influential on the heavy metal and industrial scene mainly in the mid-to-late 1990s but still inspiring young musicians today. Soul Of A New Machine is the band’s debut album for Roadrunner Records, released on August 25, 1992. Although this record was Fear Factory's first studio album to be released, it was actually their second album to be recorded, after Concrete, which was recorded in 1991 but not released until 11 years later. Guitarist Dino Cazares has stated that this album is a concept album, concerning man's creation of a machine that could be either technological or governmental. The sound of the record is different from the later albums, as it was influenced by many different extreme sub-genres of metal, such as death metalthrash metal and grindcore, hence making the band an "anomaly" among others since it did not fit into any genre category at that time. The sound was also heavily influenced by Napalm Death and Godflesh. The album has been described as death metal with elements of grindcore by The Moshville Times. Author Colin Larkin of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music wrote "Soul of a New Machine established Fear Factory as a genuine death metal force, with a good collection of songs delivered with originality and ferocity." The record featured a different conceptual style from Fear Factory's later works. "Martyr" is about how Burton C. Bell was "bored with his lifestyle"; "Leechmaster" and "Manipulation" are about relationship troubles; "Scapegoat" was based on how Cazares was once wrongfully accused by the law; "Crisis" is an anti-war song; "Crash Test" concerns animal testing and "Suffer Age" is based on serial killer John Wayne Gacy. The other songs contain different themes. Samples from the movies Full Metal JacketBlade Runner, and Apocalypse Now are heard sporadically throughout the album. The track, "Big God/Raped Souls," was used in the movie, The Crow: City of Angels. If voted to win, ROG will release a 30th anniversary edition of the album expanded as a 3LP set for the first time in North America.

  • Armistice
    Mutemath
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    Armistice Mutemath
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    Armistice
    Album Details
    • Out of print on vinyl since 2009 and only pressed once
    • Would be expanded to include non-LP bonus tracks 
    • Would be remastered for maximum fidelity.
    • Would feature deluxe packaging, color vinyl and be individually numbered

    Biography

    Mutemath (sometimes styled as MuteMath or MUTEMATH) is an American alternative rock project founded by American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Paul Meany. Originally co-founded as a band with Darren King in 2002, Meany decided to continue Mutemath as a solo project following King's departure in 2018. Mutemath draws heavily from influences in 1960s and 1970s soul, psychedelic rock, and jam band styles, utilizing vintage guitars and amplifiers as well as Rhodes keyboards, synthesizers, and other electronic instruments such as the keytar. Mutemath started in 2002 as a long-distance collaboration between Paul Meany in New Orleans, Louisiana and Darren King in Springfield, Missouri. The two had known each other from their work together in Meany's previous band Earthsuit. In February 2002, Darren moved to New Orleans to work closer with Paul in hopes to at least turn their efforts into some kind of side-project. Calling it "Math", the two explored many of their shared influences ranging from DJ Shadow to Bjork, yielding a lot of their earlier works to be more sample based electronica. By 2003, they had recruited guitarist Greg Hill, another Springfield, MO native and longtime friend of Darren's. All now living in Southern Louisiana, the three worked on expanding their collection of songs while broadening the sound to a more rock infused hybrid. With the addition of more of their collective band influences like The Police and U2 the music began to find a sound of its own. After months of considering different options for their new venture, the group decided to do things on their own and officially changed their name to "Mutemath". Joining up with Tedd and lawyer/manager Kevin Kookogey, they started an independent label Teleprompt Records. Within a couple months Teleprompt was able to put together a developmental-deal with Warner Music, and Mutemath's debut Reset EP would be released that Fall on Warner's CCM label Word Records in an attempt to capitalize on the group's fan base from Earthsuit. On November 12, 2007, Atlantic Records announced that the band would join Alanis Morissette on Matchbox Twenty's Exile in America Tour, On December 6, 2007, the group was nominated for a Grammy Award for their short form music video for "Typical". In November 2008, the group released "Spotlight" on the Twilight film soundtrack album, to favorable reviews.[19][20][21] The song was the first single from Armistice. The album, Armistice, was released in the United States on Teleprompt Records/Warner Bros. Records on August 18, 2009. Armistice debuted at No. 18 on the Billboard 200, with over 18,000 units sold in the first week. The album also charted at No. 4 on Billboard Rock charts and No. 3 on the Billboard Digital Albums and Billboard Alternative Albums charts the same week.

  • Nemesisters
    Babes In Toyland
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    Nemesisters Babes In Toyland
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    Nemesisters
    Album Details
    • Hasn’t  been available on vinyl since 1995!
    • Would be expanded to a 2LP set that would feature their entire live at Roskilde show for the first time – with several unreleased tracks and others debuting on vinyl
    • Remastered for maximum fidelity
    • Would be limited and individually foil-stamp numbered

    Biography

    Babes in Toyland was an American alternative rock band formed in MinneapolisMinnesota in 1987. The band was founded by vocalist and guitarist Kat Bjelland, a native of Oregon, along with drummer Lori Barbero and bassist Michelle Leon, who was later replaced by Maureen Herman in 1992. The band entered the studio in 1989 to record their debut album, Spanking Machine, which was recorded with grunge producer Jack Endino at Seattle's Reciprocal Recording and released in April 1990 on Minneapolis' Twin/Tone Records. The album caught the attention of underground rock band Sonic Youth, whose frontman Thurston Moore invited the band to perform on Sonic Youth's 1990 European tour to promote their latest album, Goo.] Babes in Toyland subsequently performed alongside Sonic Youth at 1991's Reading Festival, which was documented in Dave Markey's music documentary, 1991: The Year Punk Broke. British DJ John Peel was also a fan of the album, citing it as his "favourite album of 1990. After touring in 1991, the band entered the studio for a second time to record their major label follow-up to Spanking Machine. Bassist Michelle Leon left the group in early 1992,  Maureen Herman was recruited as her replacement. With this new line-up, the band signed with Warner Bros.'s Reprise Records.[14] Their second studio album, Fontanelle was recorded in Cannon Falls, Minnesota and in New York City, and featured production from Sonic Youth's Lee RanaldoFontanelle was released in 1992, and sold over 250,000 copies in the United States alone. In 1993, the band was chosen to take part in that year's Lollapalooza tour, playing alongside such acts as PrimusAlice in ChainsDinosaur Jr. and Rage Against the Machine. During dates at Lollapalooza, the band released their third and final EP, Painkillers, in June 1993. In May 1995, the band released their final album, Nemesisters. The band described the recording process of the album "diverse", "experimental" and "spontaneous" and that the writing and recording process was "very different" as the band were working under pressure.[34] Tours for the album took place throughout Europe - notably with a date at Denmark's Roskilde Festival - the United States, and Australia. Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote of the band: "Babes in Toyland is about as harsh as rock music gets–guitarist Kat Bjelland screams and thrashes her guitar to the gut-pounding, throttling beat of bassist Maureen Herman and drummer Lori Barbero... the all-female trio offer no escape from their strongly female-oriented, but not necessarily feminist, rock." Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill said in a 2010 interview: "Babes in Toyland was a band that was hugely important to us and we were like, God if only we could play awesome shows like Babes in Toyland.". The band has been honored with a star on the outside mural of the Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue, recognizing performers that have played sold-out shows or have otherwise demonstrated a major contribution to the culture at the iconic venue. Receiving a star "might be the most prestigious public honor an artist can receive in Minneapolis," according to journalist Steve Marsh.