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Obsolete

Fear Factory

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 28th, 1998
Catalog ID:
RR 8752-2
Label:
Roadrunner Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
5 reviews (avg. 77%)
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2. Edgecrusher 03:39   Show lyrics
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3. Smasher/Devourer 05:35   Show lyrics
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4. Securitron (Police State 2000) 05:47   Show lyrics
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5. Descent 04:37   Show lyrics
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6. Hi-Tech Hate 04:34   Show lyrics
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7. Freedom or Fire 05:11   Show lyrics
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8. Obsolete 03:52   Show lyrics
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9. Resurrection 06:35   Show lyrics
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10. Timelessness 04:09   Show lyrics
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Band members
Burton C. Bell Vocals, Lyrics
Dino Cazares Guitars
Christian Olde Wolbers Bass
Raymond Herrera Drums
Guest/Session
DJ Zodiac Scratching on "Edgecrusher"
Gary Numan Spoken word
Pat Hoed Introduction
Rhys Fulber Keyboards, Programming
Miscellaneous staff
Greg Reely Producer (additional), Engineering, Mixing, Editing, Technician
Dave McKean Artwork, Design, Cover concept
Jo Kirchher Photography (band)
Craig Waddell Editing, Technician
Jennifer Lewis Editing
Sean Stubbs Editing
Paul Silveira Engineering (assistant)
Pete Wonsiak Engineering (assistant)
Scott Ternan Engineering (assistant)
Dino Cazares Mixing, Technician
Rhys Fulber Producer, Mixing
Ted Jensen Mastering
DJ Zodiac Scratching on "Edgecrusher"
Gary Numan Spoken word
Pat Hoed Introduction
Rhys Fulber Keyboards, Programming
Greg Reely Producer (additional), Engineering, Mixing, Editing, Technician
Dave McKean Artwork, Design, Cover concept
Jo Kirchher Photography (band)
Craig Waddell Editing, Technician
Jennifer Lewis Editing
Sean Stubbs Editing
Paul Silveira Engineering (assistant)
Pete Wonsiak Engineering (assistant)
Scott Ternan Engineering (assistant)
Dino Cazares Mixing, Technician
Rhys Fulber Producer, Mixing
Ted Jensen Mastering
Read Techno Destructo 84% hippie_holocaust January 26th, 2012
Read I truly still love this album 91% Noktorn April 17th, 2008
Read Lacks Heaviness 45% Tziff5 September 27th, 2006
Read ahh, albums with storylines 70% demonomania November 11th, 2004
Read Shock To The System? Damn... 95% corviderrant October 12th, 2004

Released on jewelcase CD, digipak CD and tape format.

Bonus tracks for Japanese pressing:
11. O-O (Where Evil Dwells)
12. Soulwound

Obsolete has been named the heaviest album of 1998 by MTV.
Also, the album has been certified gold, which is their highest status of album sales.

Obsolete is a concept album which is a story of the Edgecrusher creating armageddon on future Earth.

The story of Obsolete was inspired by books like Brave New World and 1984.

A video was made for the song "Resurrection".

Recording information:

Recorded at Mushroom Studios, Vancouver, B.C. (Feb. 1 - Mar. 22, 1998).
Mixed and additional recording at Armoury Studios, Vancouver, B.C. (Mar. 24 - May. 10, 1998).
Digitally assembled at Gotham City, Vancouver, B.C. (May. 12, 1998).
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York (May. 21, 1998).

Identifiers:

Barcode: 0 16861 87522 0
Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): Sonopress [ Logo ] V-8984/ RR87522 B
Master SID Code: IFPI L024
Mould SID Code: IFPI 0734
Labelcode: LC 9231

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