I’ve been looking for this for a long and time and, as he often goes, Mark Montague has delivered – audio of Faith No More‘s performance at the iconic Slane Castle, Ireland in May, 1992.
It was my first outdoor concert, my first Faith No More concert and only my second ever concert (ahem – Extreme , Point Depot 1991) and one of the greatest days of my life: Faith No More playing with Guns’ N’Roses – my two favourite bands – Kilkenny’s My Little Funhouse in support; a rare scorching Irish summer’s day; just days after my 18th birthday and travelling there and back on a hired bus with a bunch of my home town’s most experienced headbangers, party people and drinkers.
The Real Thing
Land of Sunshine
We Care a Lot
Surprise! You’re Dead!
Woodpecker from Mars
Here’s a short report from Irish state broadcaster RTE which gives a flavour of the day.
As I previously recounted here, this was the band’s third Irish gig. They have played six Irish dates in all, most recently in 2009, and are well overdue a return in 2015.