Fear Factory joins Big Day Out

Last updated 09:22 09/12/2009
Fear Factory have joined the Big Day Out line-up.
BRUTAL POWER: Fear Factory have joined the Big Day Out line-up.

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Industrial metal act Fear Factory have joined the line-up for the Big Day Out in the third and final announcement made today.

Also joining the Auckland music festival, held on January 15 at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, will be hip-hop act Dead Prez, X-rated rapper Blowfly, DJ Chuchchu, Poirier, MC Zulu, Conchord Dawn, Evil, House of Shem, The Drab Doo Riffs, Open Souls, Tainted, Dick 'Magik' Johnson, Magik, Elston Gun, O'Lovely, Valedictions, Mile High, Nick D, Batucada Sound Machine, Tahuna Breaks, Farmer Pimp and The Turnaround.

Fear Factory last performed at the Big Day Out in 2004, and cancelled a New Zealand show in August this year because of "recording commitments".

Beenie Man was announced in the second line-up announcement last month, but was pulled two weeks later after an outcry over the Jamaican reggae star's lyrics.

Full line-up: Muse, The Mars Volta, Lily Allen, Kora, Groove Armada, Kasabian, Dizzee Rascal, Simian Mobile Disco, Jet, Midnight Youth, PNC, Peaches, Ladyhawke, Passion Pit, Girl Talk, Dimmer, Rise Against, Mastodon, Karnivool, Head Like a Hole, Devendra Banhart, The Horrors, Gin Wigmore, Powderfinger, The Veils, Sasha, Calvin Harris, The Decemberists, Eskimo Joe, Deja Voodoo, The Temper Trap, Minuit, James Duncan, The Checks, Kidz in Space, Cairo Knife Fight, Mountaineater, True Lovers, Tim Phin, Bandicoot, Lord of Tigers and The Silent Disco.

Big Day Out
January 15: Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland
More information: Eventfinder

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