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Christian Olde Wolbers/ Fear Factory, Arkaea

Christian Olde Wolbers is the guitarist of the industrial metal band Arkaea. He is the former bassist and guitarist of the industrial metal band Fear Factory.

While in Fear Factory, he played bass from December 1993 to 2002 when the group disbanded. Since the group reformed in 2003, Christian has switched to guitar, replacing ex guitarist Dino Cazares (Byron Stroud of Strapping Young Lad fame filled the empty bass position). In 2009, Christian and drummer Raymond Herrera parted ways with Fear Factory when vocalist Burton C. Bell chose to reform Fear Factory with original guitarist Dino, current bassist Byron, and drummer Gene Hoglan.

Christian is also a talented producer, doing the production and mixing of metal band Mnemic's third album Passenger. He has also produced Bleed the Sky's Murder the Dance. Also in 2006 he produced Canadian band Threat Signal's debut album Under Reprisal.

Christian has a signature 7 string Jackson Guitar that utilizes the EMG-707.