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Faith No More Reunion Announced with Plans for European Festival Appearances

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Billboard is reporting that Faith No More have officially announced plans to reunite for a string of live shows. Excerpts from the article are below:

Faith No More has announced its first live performances since splitting up in 1998. The band will play a series of European festival dates this summer, according to a statement from frontman Mike Patton's publicist.

No North American Faith No More dates are scheduled at this time. As previously reported, only Patton and frequent collaborator Rahzel will perform at Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in April, despite speculation about a Faith No More appearance.

Neither the lineup for the revived Faith No More nor the specific festival dates have been announced. Patton's spokesperson Monica Seide said no further details on the band are yet available.

Source: Billboard

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Jackrum's avatar

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1. Jackrum writes:

play UK play UK
play uk
play uk.. message must get to band

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. xFiruath writes:

Super glad to hear this news.

I did find it rather humorous as I was posting this that they said Faith No More had announced reunion dates, but no dates have yet been announced. Sigh...

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. J.R. writes:

Play the U.S.

Oh yeah, and hopefully there will be a new album! I'll definitely buy it whenever it's out.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. citrus_tea writes:

Is it April 1st already.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. deathbringer writes:

We used that one as an April fool's already. Can't use it twice! :-)

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Diamond Oz writes:

Speaking for everyone here I feel I should say....

HOLY FVCKING SH!T!!!

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. xFiruath writes:

^ I thought you'd be glad to hear this, especially the "no north american tour dates" part, which probably means your neck of the woods Oz.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. ChassMasterPlus writes:

f***ING WEAK! i demand north american tour dates or mike patton is getting a brick to the juevos

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Diamond Oz writes:

Ah it's great to live in Europe no doubt! Except in Britain where you get into fights with everyone from council employees to people in a fried chicken shop!

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. BrunoHockalugie writes:

Fvck yes!

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 3:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. BrunoHockalugie writes:

This is good news and could, hopefully, led to more worldwide tour dates in the future

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 3:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. metalmayhem writes:

makes a lot of sense that there are no North American dates announced yet right??? where is mike patton from again...oh yeah, now it makes even more sense.....please come to boston, please. yes im begging

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 4:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. wilco writes:

yeah maybe holland this year
or even grasspop
cool a$$ sh** they are back together

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 5:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Chazz writes:

I can't believe the reunion is actually happening. It would be cool if they do make a new album.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 5:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. MetallicPunk writes:

I'm psyched about it but unless its the original lineup then why should anyone care?

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 6:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. grim writes:

ohh god no. FNM blow and patton is a douche

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 6:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Blackheart*915 writes:

great news! you guys gotta do an album to have great start of being back together! you guys rock!

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 7:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. btbamfav20 writes:

grim, ur a f***in tool.
Patton is probably the most innovative musicians to ever hit the music scene...
FNM bloody better well re-unite! AND they better some to U.S./Canada, at LEAST Toronto...

Now listeing to: Vela, Together We Await The Storm - The Human Abstract

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 7:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. darkA.T.M writes:

cool and all, but seriously what about the US???

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 9:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Fuck_A_Name writes:

they said no dates announced YET for North America. that means there WILL be dates for North America.

Everybody calm down, we'll get our chance to see these f***ers.

This does get me wishfully thinking...if FNM can reunite...maybe, just maybe, there's hope that I can get to see Strapping Young Lad again...

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# Feb 24, 2009 @ 9:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. psythe writes:

^i would literally die crying tears of exultant joy if they came back.

very glad FNM are back tho. and f*** the US, come down under baby!!! :P

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 11:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. RememberMetal? writes:

That was my April fools gag (*swells with pride*)!...and it came true!...I was only two years off.

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# Feb 24, 2009 @ 11:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. JASTAS LUNCH writes:

FAGS NO MORE NEEDED TO STAY RETIRED FOR GOOD

# Feb 25, 2009 @ 1:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Jamez writes:

I personally welcome FNM back. Rather than all the Ratts, Strypers etc etc

# Feb 25, 2009 @ 10:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. ??? writes:

fiath no more is the beast i hope i get to see them

# Feb 25, 2009 @ 10:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. b12 writes:

that sh** sucks

# Feb 25, 2009 @ 12:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. psythe writes:

lol post 25, the beast - that's one of the best typos i've seen in a long while!

# Feb 25, 2009 @ 6:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. travlow1 writes:

That is utterly fantastic!!!

# Feb 25, 2009 @ 11:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. lumpus 5 writes:

surprise your dead! fnm is the sh**!

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 12:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. tallica_fan writes:

f***ing awesome news i hope they (bother to) come out to australia. would at least love to hear a new album. awesome band, just hope they dont f*** up their legacy by performing/recording sub par stuff although i really doubt they would. ive bin hoping for a FNM reunion for ages cant believe its actually gona happen!

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 8:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. ??? writes:

its not a typo its a term used were i come from

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 10:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. ChassMasterPlus writes:

well where do u come from good sir, for i must warn you...if your another assasin from the bizzarro realm we will be forced to rally an angry mob and chase u out with pitch forks....and spoons....and no one is really sure exactly where the spoon goes....

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 11:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. USMC_WIFE writes:

i liked them till they said no north american tours tht p***ed me off royally!!! but they still rock... but they lost my admiration

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 12:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. psythe writes:

even better! i'm stealing it. thanks for coming, ???

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 7:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Cozen writes:

Could this be "the real thing".?.cheesy I know, but I had to. FNM = best Mike Patton project? I think so...thoughts? Tomahawk #2 then it gets a little indulgent.

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 10:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. psythe writes:

FNM is definitely NOT the best Patton project. Tomahawk takes that cake, followed by Mr Bungle. As far as I'm concerned anyway lol. FNM probably comes in 3rd.

# Feb 27, 2009 @ 5:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. Cozen writes:

I will admit that I listen to Tomahawk way more...I guess I gave the nod to FNM due to the decade they were in...Epic lived up to the title for me at that time. Tomahawk definitely stays in my player more.

As far as Mr. Bungle, I never got into it though I've been meaning to purchase. Between Mr. Bungle (love the album cover), Disco & California...where should I start? I guess California is their most accessible. Favorite track?

# Feb 27, 2009 @ 9:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. ChassMasterPlus writes:

psythe...good call man. FNM is great, but not Pattons best wwork, tomahawk is easily the best but i kin of liked FNM better than mr.bungle. but Patton can really do anything he wants, i mean sh** just listen to FNM, is there ANY 2 songs where his voice sounds the same? the guys a musical chameleon

# Feb 27, 2009 @ 9:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. Cozen writes:

"musical chameleon" nicely put. Which lizard came up with "shoot a load in your ear" ??? Patton just don't give a F***.

# Feb 27, 2009 @ 10:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. psythe writes:

lol, musical chameleon, I like that too.

Yeah, California's probly your most accessible... favourite song, (whistles) man, I don't know... I probably listen to Ars Moriendi most, but it was the first track of theirs I ever heard, so that alone could be why. It's such a crazy band, I don't even know if there is any relevant starting point lol

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# Feb 27, 2009 @ 5:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. O-Matron writes:

Fantastic! I just hope they make it to the states. But it doesnt surprise me the decided to go Europe first, seemed like they were much more appreciated there.

# Feb 28, 2009 @ 3:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. arghhhhhhhhhhhhh writes:

Of course they will play the UK, probably 3 dates. Damn europeans :(

# Mar 3, 2009 @ 6:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. big b writes:

FNM is still not complete, I wish they all make up and get Jim Martin back in the band. I hope Mike Bordin is still playing drums, that's the FNM that's kicks ass.

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 9:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. Mr. Bungle writes:

great news, i'll be checking 'em out on tour when they play here in the Netherlands!!!!

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the usage of the drug...
It modified my personality
To the extent that I was
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# Mar 4, 2009 @ 9:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. ChassMasterPlus writes:

........what?

# Mar 4, 2009 @ 10:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. Edred writes:

Just in time. f*** Yeah.

# Mar 6, 2009 @ 2:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. ZT* writes:

"YOU KNOW MUSIC IS IN A SAD STATE WHEN ALL THE OLD BANDS ARE COMING BACK...."

Uh, actually it's a GREAT thing. Stop being so negative.

# Mar 6, 2009 @ 4:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. DM725 writes:

Oh god this was the first thing to put a smile on my face since my 12 day old brand new car got hit by an idiot I work with...

# Mar 6, 2009 @ 5:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. Stu Barnes writes:

You want it all but you cant have it!

# Mar 7, 2009 @ 2:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. AusThrasher writes:

God damm it why wont they tour out in australia...

# Mar 7, 2009 @ 10:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. dark666rage writes:

kinda cool in a way, but i would much rather see a KYUSS reunion w/ Scott Reeder on bass, now that would rock !!!!!

# Mar 9, 2009 @ 10:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. That_One_Guy writes:

Awesome, awesome, awesome.

# Mar 13, 2009 @ 12:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. Enganox writes:

Cool, this site has REAL fans. Was visiting other sites that were talking about the reunion, and all people seem to be able to talk about is how Jim Martin isn't in it, and that it will suck. And others were talking about how much the US sucked! How weird is that?

Listening to their last album, "Album of The Year", I couldn't help but notice that their sound was kind of tired. It just seemed uninspired. So maybe after 10 years of rest, their creativity sparked, and they can make some cool music.

Anyway, this is the coolest news I've received all year. Now if only I were 3 years older, I could go to a concert. Actually, if I were $1000 richer, I'd be able to fly to Europe.

# Mar 24, 2009 @ 4:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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