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Album: Mechanize (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • This was the lead single from American metal band Fear Factory's eighth studio album, Mechanize, their first record to feature the lineup of vocalist Burton C. Bell, returning guitarist Dino Cazares, bassist Byron Stroud and veteran drummer Gene Hoglan.
  • Bell explained this song's lyrical content: "Change is an inevitable course in nature and humanity. This world has seen much change as of late, and it is true globally, nationally, and personally. This is a true story of a personal struggle against a controlling and ineffectual organization. There is always a choice, and the choice is never easy."

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