Besides revealing his favorite Van Halen album, the link between Homer’s Odysseus and George Lucas’ Luke Skywalker, and how a metal band can be a family member’s inheritance, lead vocalist Russell Allen of New Jersey’s progressive metal juggernauts SYMPHONY X discusses how modern technology has gone beyond machines in a recent interview with the Dallas Observer. “[Iconoclast] is about the uncertainty of our future and whether or not technology will be our savior or our demise,” states Allen. “We've let the genie out of the bottle. Everyone is on Facebook and everyone is on Twitter. The social media component is enslaving the population. It's already happening. That's a real thing that can cause a huge pitfall in someone's life.” Read the entire interview here. Enter to win an autographed copy of the 2-disc, Special Edition version of Iconoclast; giveaway details are on!