TOUR SOL INVICTUS | 28.07.2015 | Houston

The final show in Texas at the Bayou Music Center in Houston.

  • Tour Poster by Neal Williams completes a diptych along with the art from the Dallas show. Both are available at Secret Serpents.

  • Set List
Cone of Shame
Be Aggressive
Black Friday
Everything’s Ruined
Midlife Crisis
Cuckoo for Caca
Separation Anxiety
King for a Day
Ashes to Ashes

As the Worm Turns
I Started a Joke

  • Tour Talk Episode #1 Roddy Bottum hosted a three minute backstage insight into the world of Faith No More after the show, the video was posted on Periscope (as was a short section of the show). During the broadcast Roddy spoke with Mike Bordin about his 'rolled' ankle and changes the intended to make to the setlist. Mike Patton also makes an appearance. Roddy has promised an episode will follow each show. Unfortunately these broadcast only appear for 24 hours, don't miss the next at Roddy's Persicope. 

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Words by Nathan Smith | Photos by Violeta Alvarez

It was only a rock concert, of course, but it would be a rock concert on Faith No More’s terms, and no one else’s. As if to alleviate any notion right off the bat that they’re a nostalgia act, the band opened with “Cone of Shame,” one of their lesser-known new songs from this year’s Sol Invictus. It would be the first of five new tunes from the album on the evening, and fans patiently gave each of them a shot, even though many were clearly still crossing their fingers for old chestnuts like “Zombie Eaters.”
But without the new music, Faith No More would have never taken this tour — and maybe never returned to Texas. Besides, they weren’t half bad. “Black Friday,” which saw vocalist extraordinaire Mike Patton take over on tambourine, sounded like it was taken from the forgotten soundtrack to a never-released Russ Meyer film about motorcycle lesbians. “Motherfucker” feels destined to be a cherished singalong someday, if the band manages to stick around for a few more years.

Max Bueller

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