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Faith No More
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Faith No More performing in Brixton in 2009.
Background information
Origin San Francisco, California, United States
Genres Alternative metal, experimental rock, funk metal, alternative rock, rap metal
Years active 1981–1998, 2009–present
Labels Slash, London, Reprise, Mordam
Associated acts Imperial Teen, Mr. Bungle, Brujeria, Fantômas, Tomahawk, Bad Brains
Members Mike Patton
Billy Gould
Roddy Bottum
Mike Bordin
Jon Hudson

Faith No More is an alternative metal band. They formed by bassist Billy Gould, drummer Mike Bordin, and keyboarder Roddy Bottum in San Francisco, California, USA, in 1981 and broke up on April 20, 1998. However, they got back together in 2009 and have continued playing since.

They became successful with singer Mike Patton in the early 1990s. Their biggest hits were "Epic" and the cover song "Easy", originally from Lionel Ritchie.


So far, Faith No More has released six studio albums, which include:

  • We Care a Lot (1985)
  • Introduce Yourself (1987)
  • The Real Thing (1989)
  • Angel Dust (1992)
  • King for a Day...Fool for a Lifetime (1995)
  • Album of the Year (1997)
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