Faith No More’s eagerly awaited new album, Sol Invictus, is available now.

“The most imaginative and urgent FNM have sounded in years,” is how Alternative Press described the ten-song release which was recorded in secret at the Bay Area band’s own Oakland, Calif. studio with founder/bass player Bill Gould producing. News of the impending full-length came late last year when Faith No More revealed plans for a Record Store Day (Black Friday) 7-inch of new song, “Motherf***er.” The surprises continued as the band delighted hometown fans with an unannounced in-store performance at Amoeba Records.
“Reunited and Reclaiming Its Spot,” is how the New York Times titled their review of a recent New York performance, one of fourteen sold out dates the band played across North America in the last month. The paper went on to say, “In new songs and old ones, the band had its longtime brawn and precision.” While in New York, Faith No More appeared on The Tonight Show, with Rolling Stone describing the performance as “thrillingly vicious and unrelenting.” Clips can be viewed below. Rolling Stone also recently published an extensive interview with the band (
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North American fans can tune in to Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC, 1:35 am/12:35 am central) tonight and tomorrow for footage from one of the band’s Los Angeles shows at The Wiltern. Faith No More returns this summer with a new round of live outings including an August 5 performance at Madison Square Garden.
Faith No More tour dates:
May 29     Gelsenkirchen, Germany     Rock Im Revier
May 31     Munich, Germany     Rockavaria Festival
June 2     Milan, Italy     Sonisphere
June 4     Vienna, Austria     Vienna Rocks Festival
June 5     Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic     Rock For People Festival
June 6     Berlin, Germany     Zitadelle Spandau
June 8     Krakow, Poland     Tauron Arena
June 10     Bratislava, Slovakia     Aegon Arena
June 12     Landgraaf, Netherlands     Pinkpop Festival
June 13     Donington, UK     Download Festival
June 14     Glasgow, UK     O2 Academy
June 17     London, UK     The Roundhouse
June 18     London, UK     The Roundhouse
June 20     Clisson, France     Hellfest
June 21     Dessel, Belgium     Graspop Festival
June 23     Hamburg, Germany     Sporthalle Hamburg
June 26    Norrkoping, Sweden     Bravalla Festival
June 27     Seinajoki, Finland     Provinssi
June 28     Odense, Denmark     Tinderbox
July 26     Austin, TX     Austin Music Hall
July 27     Dallas, TX     South Side Ballroom
July 28     Houston, TX     Bayou Music Center
July 30     Atlanta, GA     Masquerade Music Park +
July 31     Raleigh, NC     Red Hat Amphitheater +
August 1     Philadelphia, PA     Mann Center for the Performing Arts +
August 2     Columbia, MD     Merriweather Post Pavilion +
August 4     Boston, MA     Blue Hills Bank Pavilion +
August 5     New York, NY     Madison Square Garden +
August 7     Toronto, ON     Ricoh Coliseum +
August 8   Montreal, QC     Heavy Montreal
September 6     Seattle, WA     Bumbershoot
September 18     Bogota, Columbia     Royal Center
September 20     Buenos Aires, Argentina     Luna Park
September 24     Sao Paulo, Brazil     Anhembi Arena
September 25     Rio de Janeiro, Brazil     Rock in Rio
September 28     Santiago, Chile     Get Louder
North American support:
+ – Refused

Purchase links for Sol Invictus: CD –, LP –, iTunes – and via the band’s own webstore:

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