the following update was taken verbatim from Australian promoter Michael Chugg has confirmed that KORN, FEAR FACTORY and STATIC-X will be teaming up for a three-date tour in February. The dates are as follows: Feb. 12 - Brisbane, AUS @ Entertainment Centre Feb. 14 – Sydney, AUS @ Superdome Feb. 16 - Melbourne, AUS @ Rod Laver Arena Tickets go on sale November 14. Although there has been no official word on the matter, FEAR FACTORY will reportedly be joined by STRAPPING YOUNG LAD bassist Byron Stroud for the upcoming dates. It is not presently clear if Stroud will extend his involvement with the group beyond the Australian tour.