Faith No More
Citizenship : United States
Faith No More
After graduating in 1984 with a four-song demo ,the band began recording their first full-length album, "We Care A Lot", which was released on "Mordam Records" label in 1985. An unusual mixture of heavy metal and rap is not just relished the audience.
This team from sunny California city of San Francisco was founded in the early 80`s and at first was called "Faith no man".Its musicians have tried to broaden the scope of the usual rock are mixed in their music thrash metal, funk, pop and hardcore. At the root of the group were Mike Bordin (drums) , Billy Gould (bass) , Mike Morris (vocals) , Mark Bowen (guitar) and Wade Worthington (keyboards) . A year later, replaced keyboardist Roddy Bottum, the sign was changed to "Faith no more",and Morris was even kicked out of the group. What followed was a mess with vocalists, during which at microphone stand had visited Courtney Love. In 1983, this mess has stopped with the arrival of the team of Chuck Mosley. Then Mark Bowen was replaced by guitarist Jim Martin. After graduating in 1984 with a four-song demo ,the band began recording their first full-length album, "We Care A Lot", which was released on "Mordam Records" label in 1985. An unusual mixture of heavy metal and rap is not just relished the audience.
People glades chip only after the release of their second album, "Introduce Yourself", published already in the "Slash Records".The subsequent tour brought "Faith No More" good reviews in the European press, however, after the end of the group was forced to dismiss Mosley because of his addiction to alcohol, limited vocal capabilities and postoyannyhssor with bandmates.
In fact, it was a good step, because the real success came with Mike PattonPreviously singer in "Mr Bungle". Patton joined the team in early 1989. Within two weeks he had written lyrics for the songs, the work of musicians, and six months later they released their new album "The Real Thing". The album was a mixture of organic incredibly heavy, rap, thrash, blues and funk. The CD was very popular on both sides of the Atlantic. Critics were enthusiastic, and "Faith no more" consolidated the success of a joint tour with "Metallica". The band was nominated for " Grammy " in the category " Best performance in the style of heavy metal / hard rock. " By the end of the year "The Real Thing" in the United States received platinum status. However, despite this,group gained popularity in the United States, mainly due to a release of "Epic" single and his constant presence in television and radio.
In 1991, "Faith no more" was released on a record of their live performance "Live at Brixton", which are also two previously unreleased songs included. Videotape with this concert called "You Fat B ** tards" was released around the world.
In 1992 came another studio work team, "Angel Dust". In this disc recording almost did not participate Jim Martin, who are tired of Steel
Who professed artist. The guitars for it had to fulfill Gould. In the autumn of 1993-of Martin officially parted ways with the band. He came to replace colleague Patton for "Mr Bungle" Trey Spruance. This fellow did not last long, he only took part in recording "King For A Day, Fool For A Lifetime", and the subsequent tour instead went to Dean Menta, a former guitar tech group. The album was met with a rather cool (only in the Astral album somehow found himself in the first place) . At home it is almost ignored, and the European tour had to fold due to lack of interest. Participants of "Faith no more" really saidit gives them an excellent opportunity to get back into the studio to begin work on their next album, and they are quite happy with the circumstances.
Over the next two years is constantly circulating rumors threatening the collapse of the group, as many of the musicians were busy side proektami.K addition, they had to find a guitarist again.The choice fell on Jon Hudson, a friend of Gould. The album "Album Of The Year" several rehabilitated group, although not back to its former glory. There was quite a successful tour of America, Europe and Australia. Nevertheless, it was a matter to a close and the spring of 1998 it was officially announced the dissolution of the "Faith no more"