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Faith No More Reveals Reunion Lineup

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In an official press release, Faith No More has announced the lineup for their reunion tour. You can check out the press release below.

"Faith No More has always stood out as some sort of unique beast; part dog, part cat - its music almost as schizophrenic as the personalities of its members. When it all worked, it worked really well, even if the chemistry was always volatile. Throughout our 17years of existence, the mental and physical energy required to sustain this creature was considerable and relentless. Though amicable enough, when we finally split, we all followed paths seemingly destined to opposite ends of the universe.

"Yet during the entire 10 years that have passed since our decision to break up we've experienced constant rumors and requests from fans and promoters alike. Nevertheless, for whatever reason, none of us kept in regular touch, much less to discuss any possibilities of getting together.

"What's changed is that this year, for the first time, we've all decided to sit down together and talk about it. And what we've discovered is that time has afforded us enough distance to look back on our years together through a clearer lens and made us realize that through all the hard work, the music still sounds good, and we are beginning to appreciate the fact that we might have actually done something right.

"Meanwhile we find ourselves at a moment in time with zero label obligations, still young and strong enough to deliver a kickass set, with enthusiasm to not only revisit our past but possibly add something to the present. And so with this we've decided to hold our collective breaths and jump off this cliff.... BACK, GOD FORBID, INTO THE MONKEY CAGE!!!

"We can only hope that the experience of playing together again will yield results erratic and unpredictable enough to live up to the legacy of FNM. Who know where this will end or what it will bring up... only the future knows. But we are about to find out!

"Faith No More are: Mike Bordin, Roddy Bottum, Bill Gould, Jon Hudson and Mike Patton."

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1. fnm writes:

no way man, and where is it Jimbo?

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 10:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Chazz writes:

Why no U.S. dates? I want to see them in concert. If the reunion will be permanent, I hope they make a new album.

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 10:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. lumpus 5 writes:

yeah where is jim martin? He was the main man. Bogus

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 12:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. J.R. writes:

lumpus 5, you're right FNM is not the same without him.

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 1:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Big Dave writes:

When the f*** am I going to see them in the U.S.? Faith No More's been my favorite band for a long time and I wish I could see them live. And after this, I hope they decide to record a new album.

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 5:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Chazz writes:

I agree, Dave. FNM should do both: a new album and a "big" tour.

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 5:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Diamond Oz writes:

I don't think a new album is really nessacarry (sp?) but I wouldn't complain if they did do a new one. Keep in mind that they did a few albums after Jim Martin left so they probably want to play that material too, hence his absence perhaps. I got woken up this morning by mate asking where Faith No More are playing and when tickets go on sale lol. I'd love to go but unless they play arenas or whatever, then I don't see it happening due to lack of funds for a festival.

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 5:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Big Dave writes:

I'm not here to say that a new album would be necessary, I was only hoping they could make one.

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 8:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Chazz writes:

Dave, just because FNM is back doesn't mean they should do a new album. Rage Against the Machine has also reunited, but their guitarist Tom Morello says that they may never have a new album.

# Feb 27, 2009 @ 11:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Jamez writes:

No offence guys, but... is Jim Martin still alive? I mean, with that drinking... Just asking.

# Feb 27, 2009 @ 2:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Diamond Oz writes:

Yeah he is. He hasn't been upto alot in recent years apparantly. He formed a solo project after he quite Faith No More and played with Fang for a little while.

# Feb 27, 2009 @ 2:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Big Dave writes:

Yeah, Jim is alive but he's been missing from the music scene for years.

# Feb 27, 2009 @ 6:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Netromancer writes:

Jim Martin is the record holder for having grown the 235th largest pumpkin ever, at 1,064 lbs. No joke. The man knows his pumpkins :)

# Feb 27, 2009 @ 6:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. lumpus 5 writes:

i wonder if jim martin still wears those kool a$$ glasses?

# Feb 28, 2009 @ 1:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. thebaldheed writes:

I missed them in Glasgow '90 and now live in Aus...they better play here! They were unique and I must see them live even without pumpkin Jim...old Cliff's mate!

# Feb 28, 2009 @ 6:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Jamez writes:

Thanks guys, good to hear he's around. and, Jim's a Pumpkin man now! Impressive (seriously, for once). I wonder if Corgan's asked him as a replacement for Iha

# Mar 2, 2009 @ 1:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Andy23 writes:

Best band ever and just the hope of a new FNM album is good enough for me.

# Mar 19, 2009 @ 11:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. americanpatriot1 writes:

Different people will have their opinions of who was better as far as guitarists. Jim had the best best identity, and looked cooler. My favorite album of theirs is King For A Day, Fool For A Lifetime.

# Mar 20, 2009 @ 7:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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