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Caligastia
21-05-2004, 21:25:09
Fear Factory: Archetype

Their latest album. I'm not sure when it was released. Pretty recently I think. It came with a DVD that was total crap. It only had 1 video, and the rest was just boring interviews with the band. I was hoping for some shots of them in the studio at least!

Anyway...

The album is damn good. Just as good as Demanufacture IMO, if not a smidgen better. The singer's voice has definitely improved a lot. Archetype has the usual Fear Factory style - universe destroying grooves and riffs combined with catchy melodies. Perhaps even more melody than usual. Having not listened to any of their stuff since Demanufacture I don't know what "usual" is for them anymore.

As with most good albums in this genre, it may take a few listens before you get into it, but believe me it's well worth it. I've been listening non-stop for the last week and I keep wanting more.

Buy it!

Nav
22-05-2004, 14:54:34
why don't you expand that into a full review for the site?! we definately are in need of articles!

Caligastia
22-05-2004, 15:30:31
Ok, but i'm gonna have to listen to the album a few more times first.;)

Caligastia
25-05-2004, 00:10:23
I don't have time to do the full review, but I thought I'd get at least a comment or two...aren't you into this kind of music Funko?

Funkodrom
25-05-2004, 07:57:17
Yes, but I haven't heard much Fear Factory. Nills really likes them I think.

Nills Lagerbaak
25-05-2004, 09:00:36
Yes, I particularly likde the album digimortal.
The speed /precision of the drummer is amazing, you think he is a drum machine, but he's actually realy!

Funkodrom
25-05-2004, 09:17:10
Really what?

Nills Lagerbaak
25-05-2004, 09:28:33
half man half machine

Caligastia
25-05-2004, 13:37:31
*cue ferocious FF sonic assault* :D

Have you thought about getting the new one Nils?

Nills Lagerbaak
25-05-2004, 14:43:10
Yes, I have. I am more interested in getting a copy of it (as I am unemployed you see, and cannot afford to fund my FF habit!)

Looking forward to hearing it at any rate.

Caligastia
25-05-2004, 21:25:50
If you liked Demanufacture you'll like this one.