Dino Cazares Ponders Legal Action Over Furnace Fest Logo That Looks Like A Fear Factory Logo – Fans Are Pissed

Furnace Fest logo: Furnace Fest / Dino Cazares: Frank Schwichtenberg, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons / Fear Factory Digimortal logo: t42design, Fear Factory
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Fear Factory guitarist Dino Cazares has just caught wind of the Furnace Fest logo and has asked folks on Twitter if he thinks the logo warrants a “cease and desist letter.” How come he has asked such a drastic question? Well, it has to do with how similar the Furnace Fest logo looks compared to that of the Fear Factory Digimortal logo.

For those who don’t know, Furnace Fest is a metal festival that features a great variety of metal acts; this year’s lineup includes Mastodon, Get The Shot, In Flames, Integrity, and many more bands. In coming across this festival logo, Dino wrote the following tweet:

“It was brought to my attention that these logos are to similar. Do u all think that @FurnaceFest logo is to similar to @FearFactory Digimortal logo ? Do u all think this is enough for a cease and desist letter?”

Upon looking into Dino’s other tweets, it seems like he is genuinely upset with this logo. These are his other tweets:

Several folks are not fond of how the Fear Factory guitarist has responded regarding Furnace Fest‘s logo. Several of the quote retweets – pertaining to Dino’s initial tweet – speak to Dino being “petty” and “taking advantage of a fest full of much smaller, non legacy acts.”

What do you make of Dino’s tweet? If he is being serious, do you think he is overreacting? Below you can find some of the responses associated with Dino’s initial tweet.