Um… kick ass… Faith No More is planning a U.S. Tour as I type this… as reported on BrooklynVegan, here’s a repost of bassist Billy Gould’s tweet…
Update (2/24/09): Per Pitchfork and Tripwire, the band is set to reunite for some European dates in 2009. The line-up will be their touring lineup from 1997: vocalist Mike Patton, keyboardist Roddy Bottum, bassist Billy Gould, drummer Mike Bordin, and guitarist Jon Hudson. I’ll post dates when/if they come in.
OK, so I think I need to get my hands on a Kerrang magazine… their website has a blurb about a Faith No More reformation. Mike Patton (their singer in the good era of FNM) talked about the possiblility of a future reunion in Jan 2008. In other press since then, he didn’t rule it out, but he said it was unlikely.
OK, so anyone have this most recent Kerrang (with Metallica on the cover)? Does it offer up anything more than speculation? Or is the “reformation” something with Dio as the singer? :rolleyes:
11/29/08 Update (from Blabbermouth): According to U.K.’s Kerrang! magazine, industry insiders suggest that hugely infuential ’90s alt-metal band FAITH NO MORE is planning to return next year. Kerrang! understands that a number of U.K. venues have been placed on hold for shows from the band next spring, while U.K. festival appearances are rumored to follow in the summer. Founding bassist Bill Gould told Kerrang! “If anything like this were to happen, it would have to come from the band, and I haven’t spoken with any of them in over a year. So as far as I know, there isn’t anything to talk about, and I’m pretty sure that if you were to contact [Mike] Patton [vocals], he would tell you the same thing.” played down the speculation, telling
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