Metalfest have has issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Fear Factory's addition to the line-up.
"Founded 1990 these Americans took off big time with their second album 'Demanufacture'. The record was and still is considered a milestone in the matter of music production, particularly in the year of its release back in 1995.
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"Musically, Fear Factory set new standards with their mix of industrial, samples and synchronic attack of double bass drums and guitar riffs and they were soon to conquer the music charts worldwide; trailblazers of an entirely new genre as well as for many other bands to come they are still on top of food chain proving themselves once again with their strong album 'Mechanize' (2010).
Look forward to mighty FEAR FACTORY at Metalfest 2012!
So far these bands have been confirmed to play Metalfest 2012:
KREATOR – exklusive Festival Shows 2012!
W.A.S.P. **** 30th Anniversary Show!
HYPOCRISY – exklusive Festival Shows 2012!
LEGION OF THE DAMNED
DEATH ANGEL – “The Ultra Violence” Set!
LAKE OF TEARS*****
SWALLOW THE SUN*****
+ many more!
*Blind Guardian will not play at Metalfest Dessau/Germany!
**Saltatio Mortis, Feuerschwanz, Mystic Prohphecy, Nachtblut will only play Metalfest Germany and Austria!
***In Extremo will not play at Metalfest Switzerland!
**** W.A.S.P. will not play at Metalfest Loreley/Germany!
***** Lake of Tears will only play Metalfest Germany, Austria and Croatia!
***** Swallow The Sun will only play Metalfest Germany, Austria and Switzerland!
This Friday, January 13th Metalfest will be announcing another new band to play Metalfest 2012, so stay tuned!