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May 1, 2009
New album ((c) CacaVolante)

New album ((c) CacaVolante)

Given the recent tsunami of tour news we’ve been a little slow on general Faith No More updates so here’s a bumper catch-up round-up on the re-formed and quite possibly reformed band.

  • We first saw this on Thrash (not Trash) Hits but it is everywhere now. Yet another Greatest Hits package, but the second CD sounds interesting and I’d probably buy it for the title and cover alone. Follow the link for the track list. Despite searching I have yet to find any details of the release on the Rhino Records website or any information about pre-ordering. Check out the video for one of the tracks below – Sweet Emotion, an early version of The Perfect Crime.
  • In more release news. Korn are planning to include their version of “We Care a Lot” from Faith No More on a future release.
  • The San Francisco Chronicle has an interview with Jello Biafra in which his ongoing work with Bill Gould, which Bill has Tweeted about in the past, is mentioned. The band are currently going under the Axis of Merry Evildoers moniker and the album is due out in the autumn/fall with the possibility of a secret gig before that.
  • Chuck Mosley’s new album will be released in June and will be titled Will Rap Over Hard Rock for Food, which is as good as name as any.
  • Only a week late, here’s another rave about Mike Patton’s work on the Crank 2: High Voltage soundtrack from CBS Sports of all places. Sample quote: “Composed by Mike Patton, the former singer of Faith No More and Mr. Bungle, the music is all over the place in the best possible way — leaping between jerky electronics, thunderous metal and creepy atmospherics depending on what object Chelios is destroying at the moment.”
  • More Patton news: the demo version of Bionic Commander which features the voice of the Faith No More front man as Nathan Spencer, the game’s protagonist, has been released this week.  Full release date is 19 May. Check the trailer here and you can get a brief snippet of Mike’s vocals near the end.
  • Final Patton news: Mike is also apparently lending his vocals to the Transformers: Revenge of the Something. Trailer here.
3 Comments leave one →
  1. Michael Bolger permalink
    May 1, 2009 4:58 pm

    Yet another “Best Of” CD that fails to include Another Body Murdered. Classic …

  2. May 27, 2009 1:04 pm

    what about what hits i thought that was the greatest hits you assholes better get in the studio and make us a new record come on mike even motley crue put out a new record some might try to say your capitalizing off your fans i wonder what jello thinks of this i know the economy is shit right now i but hey i would turn a trick for a new faith no more record you guys are still the most original group out there today look at you dude your a pioneer you have played with the best and the most underated bands hey dude guns and roses even have a new record out you did something to axel every since you guys opened up for guns n roses axel has been trying his damnest to figure out you formula on how to not suck so bad although i do give him props for the band members the replacements,buckethead,limbomaniacs,some marilyn manson fuck thats all i can tell you about,so i guess what i trying to say is get your ass in the studio and make us another record please say us from qoute emo qoute watered down punk rock not hardcore like fugazi

    • monaghanunited permalink*
      May 27, 2009 1:06 pm

      I love a good rant and this is a great rant.

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