Today's the day - FEAR FACTORY has officially released THE INDUSTRIALIST. You might recall that I did some work for the band a couple of months ago, as they hired me to create the official 'album trailer' for the release (check out the story behind it here). As a longtime fan of the band, I've been excited for this album for ages - even before I got the opportunity to work with them in complimenting their creative vision. I've had the THE INDUSTRIALIST for a few weeks now, and caught the band live last month in Chicago. If you were ever a fan of FEAR FACTORY before, go buy THE INDUSTRIALIST. You won't be disappointed.
At 155,000+ views as of this writing, this trailer is the most-watched and most well-received video that I've ever had the privilege of working on.
FEAR FACTORY will be on the road this summer as part of the Shockwave Festival Tour, alongside my friends from DIRGE WITHIN, and other great bands like VOIVOD and HAVOK.
Check out some more samples from the album below, then hit iTunes to grab yours.
About James: A work-from-home Dad with a pair of daughters (Released in 2009 and 2012) - James Zahn is THE ROCK FATHER™.
Bringing over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry into the family realm, Zahn is an Illinois-based Entertainment Writer, Media Personality, Commentator, Adventurer and Raconteur.
Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as co-manager and video director for Napalm Records' PRODUCT OF HATE.
James and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Blogcritics, Fangoria, Starlog, The River Cities' Reader. Slowfish, Oil, and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360, has been quoted in BusinessWire, CNN, Babble, The Huffington Post, and The Good Men Project, in addition to making appearances on ABC News, WGN and more. In the past he served as a PBS KIDS VIP (Very Involved Parent), penned articles for Sprout, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.
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