The latest news on Faith No More and releated projects.
Bill is keeping very busy, he will perform with Koolarrow's Como Asesinar A Felipes on July 7th as part of their 10th anniversary celebrations. Bill is in Colombia with CAF at the moment for their show at Rock Al Parque, at which he was involved in a Q+A.
Bill has also been in the studio mixing the new album by Bulgarian alt-rock outfit Panican Whyasker. The album Sick Colored Planet was mastered by Maor Appelbaum.
Roddy revealed details on his opera writing.
The Line Of Best Fit
The Faith No More keyboardist writes about becoming the boss with his new experimental opera Sasquatch – inspired by "the misunderstood monster".
"I’m a team player, I always have been. I’m a keyboard player and I play well with others. It’s a talent, a gift I’m proud of but it’s also a survival instinct that I had to develop."
We Are Civil Disobedience
Roddy Bottum’s Mixtape
With so many of our acts this year being thoroughly embedded in the music scene, it seems only approporiate that we asked them to make us mixtapes for the office… and since we’re feeling generous, we thought we’d share them with you.Trevor Dunn
First off, Roddy share’s his eclectic tastes with us and introduces us to the best of the best. Spotify
Trevor's newest release is a collabortation with punk/noise duo Qui. Recorded and produced by renowned engineer Toshi Kasai, the Qui w/Trevor Dunn LP is out now on Joyful Noise limited to a pressing of just 500 hand-numbered copies on purple vinyl. Buy it HERE.
Trevor will also feature on the new Low Flying Hawks Genkaku, with Dale Crover and special guest vocals from Buzz Osborne. Pre Order at their bandcamp page HERE.
The first review of Mike Patton's newest project is in and it's good.
Heavy Blog Is Heavy
The music Lombardo, Crain, and Pearson wrote with Serbian reeks of the old school thrash punk made popular by early Anthrax and Suicidal Tendencies and kept alive today by acts such as Municipal Waste and Gama Bomb, sometimes decelerating in potency to once again come back for another series of blasts. Much-needed reprieves in “Obedience School’s” ending and “Seizure and Desist’s” haunting outro, “Church of the Motherfuckers” as a slow burn ending, as well as the entirety of the aforementioned “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” cover break up the frantic riffing from all other directions.