It's that time of year again when we carve pumpkins, try to find a unique fancy dress costume, stock up on sweets and put on the John Carpenter DVD collection.
31 October 2016
Can one song break a band? It can certainly get the ball rolling. In Faith No More's case, it was a rap-metal ditty called "Epic" - the second single/video from the now-platinum The Real Thing - that became this year's freak hit, and made rock stars out of Faith No More.
30 October 2016
29 October 2016
In October 2009 Faith No More returned to South America for the first time since 1995. On October 29th and 30th FNM performed in their adopted country of Chile for the first time in fourteen years.
27 October 2016
The real thing. The genuine article. A vision so completely fresh, vivacious and original, it defies comparison. No Aerosmith comparisons to speak of. No Hanoi, Dolls, Metallica, ad infinitum. Nope, just the savage chemistry of five distinct personalities playing off and clashing with each other, creating a monstrously distinct, fiercely undisciplined edge ironically tagged Faith No More.
26 October 2016
25 October 2016
23 October 2016
Metalllica bassist Robert Trujillo celebrates his 52nd birthday today. As he is a very close friend of Mike Bordin and features heavily in the Faith No More timeline we thought we'd give him a shout.
22 October 2016
21 October 2016
In a power-package guaranteed to lay waste to most of the Free World, never mind the state of California, METALLICA signed up their Bay Area mates FAITH NO MORE (now on tour in the UK) to support them on the final North American dates of the 'And Justice For All' gigging marathon. Together they came, they saw, they conquered ... And FNM even allowed STEFFAN CHIRAZI to bum a ride on the tour bus.
20 October 2016
19 October 2016
17 October 2016
In 10 years of touring, Mike Patton has learnt the importance of avoiding "slobbering children asking for whiskey" and food that makes you sound like Fred Durst. Unfortunately, he's not yet figured how to avoid doing his wife's domestic chores...
15 October 2016
14 October 2016
"I don't know how people perceive my music, and I don't honestly care," states Mike Patton bluntly. "If you give that notion a moment's thought, you'll quickly realise it would be like fighting a losing battle. I learned that very early on. You just can't win."
13 October 2016
There is really nothing average, predictable or typical about Faith No More. Mastering diverse variations of sounds that fluctuate from record to record, FNM has set themselves apart by simply refusing to be pigeonholed into one distinct musical classification.
12 October 2016
When Faith No More issued their career-defining album The Real Thing in 1989, their mix of rap, pop, prog, thrash and, yes, even piano jazz was as exciting as hell. It was the start of a rollercoaster career that only began falling to pieces when their singer started to drink his own piss on stage...
10 October 2016
9 October 2016
7 October 2016
5 October 2016
4 October 2016
2 October 2016
Cone Of Shame is one of the most dynamic and brutal songs from last year's album Sol Invictus. The aggressive music, the breathy and growling vocal delivery and the dark lyrics all create a sinister mood that harks back to Angel Dust.