“We just left Aschaffenburger Germany heading our way to Munich and we were just involved in a bus crash Everyone is Ok just a little shaken up. It doesn’t help when it’s 4:30 am and snowing outside!”
This was a statement taken directly from the band’s Facebook page; Along with these pictures:
Fear Factory is currently touring Europe, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the ‘Demanufacture’ album.
During their November 21 concert in Paris, France, Los Angeles industrial metallers FEAR FACTORY asked for a moment of silence honoring the victims of the November 13 terror attacks in the city. A 13-minute video recap of the show can be seen below.
89 people were killed at the EAGLES OF DEATH METAL show at Paris venue Bataclan, where when gunmen fired inside the venue and took concertgoers hostage. All of the bandmembers were confirmed safe after the attacks, but members of their crew were not so lucky. Merchandising manager Nick Alexander lost his life, as did Bataclan stage and lighting manager Nathalie Jardin.
On November 14, the French Government declared a state of emergency, closing the nation’s borders and shutting down Paris’ concert halls, movie theatres, museums and public spaces until further notice.
FEAR FACTORY‘s current European trek sees the band playing the “Demanufacture” album in its entirety. They are also showcasing songs from their new CD, “Genexus”, which came out on August 7 via Nuclear Blast.