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1506, 2015

Two glowing reviews for Faith No More Glasgow show from mainstream UK press

June 15th, 2015|Faith No More, News, Sol Invictus reviews, Tour dates|3 Comments

Reviewers were out in force last night for Faith No More’s show at the O2 Academy in Glasgow. Here are two from the mainstream Scottish and UK press.

Daily Telegraph

“The volume was punishing, the lighting restless and intense. When Patton sang into a distorted microphone made from a taxi radio, shouted into a loudhailer or just opened his throat and screamed down the mic it was a physically affecting experience, the sound combining with the monolithic noise of the band and the aggressive pulsing lights to produce a head-ringing sensory overload.

It was disorientating noise terror, but was as likely to be followed by their cover of the pop soul classic Easy Like Sunday Morning or an easy listening version of Midlife Crisis as it was by yet another aural assault.”

The Herald

“Sol Invictus itself provided evidence they’ve not blunted their ideas, with a playfulness around sturdy rock structures, including some pop undertones on a rousing Superhero. The noise was consistently furious, with the rhythm section of Mike Bordin and Billy Gould propulsive, but that quirkier nature delivered an added spark, including an ear-splitting Midlife Crisis that casually, effortlessly, dropped in a snippet of Boz Scaggs tune Lowdown halfway through. The Academy, and Glasgow, may not see better this year.”

1506, 2015

CONCERT: Faith No More at O2 Academy Glasgow setlist, photos, videos

June 15th, 2015|Faith No More, News, Tour dates|1 Comment

Faith No More completed a hat-trick of weekend concerts as they played and slayed Glasgow on Sunday night.

The Brothers Johnson Strawberry 23 cover is now a standalone part of the set and The Pop Group played support.

Poster

Via Secret Serpents


Setlist

Motherfucker
Land of Sunshine
Caffeine
Epic
Ricochet
The Gentle Art of Making Enemies
Easy
Midlife Crisis
Ugly in the Morning
Black Friday
Separation Anxiety
Last Cup of Sorrow
Matador
Ashes to Ashes
Superhero

Strawberry Letter 23
Sol Invictus
We Care a Lot

512, 2011

On this day in Faith No More history: 5 December

December 5th, 2011|Faith No More, Video vault|6 Comments

2010
The “last” Reunited show

As edufig pointed out on Twitter we deliberately left out the 2010 Santiago show from our 5 December retrospective.
Fortuitously the Holy Filament have just uploaded the whole show on Vimeo:

Faith No More @ Estadio Bicentenario de La Florida “Last Reunited Show 2.0” 05/12/2010 from The Holy Filament on Vimeo.

And here is out contemporary take on the show.

1997
Faith No More play TFI Friday

One of the band’s last major television appearances as they play Ashes to Ashes on the UK television show TFI Friday.
Here’s the actual 5 December TFI performance

Thanks Struwwelpeter in Comments

The band also played at Glasgow’s Barrowlands on the same night as the broadcast. remarkably no information about this gig seems to exist so if anyone has any info can they please add in Comments.

1992
Faith No More play Sheffield




The band took their Angel Dust tour to the Steel City to play the Arena.This was another heavily-bootlegged gig so plenty of info exists. More info and download here.

Here’s the start of the broadcast on BBC Radio 1

Set list
Caffeine
A Small Victory
Land Of Sunshine
The Crab Song
Midlife Crisis
Chinese Arithmetic
RV
Surprise! You’re Dead!
Be Aggressive
Introduce Yourself
Easy
Crack Hitler
We Care A Lot
Woodpecker From Mars
Jizzlobber
Epic
Kindergarten
Sweet Dreams (Nestles)
Edge Of The World
Everything’s Ruined
Mark Bowen
Let’s Lynch The Landlord (Dead Kennedys)

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