Faith No More’s Sol Invictus Available Today

Faith No More’s eagerly awaited new album, Sol Invictus, is available now.

“The most imaginative and urgent FNM have sounded in years,” is how Alternative Press described the ten-song release which was recorded in secret at the Bay Area band’s own Oakland, Calif. studio with founder/bass player Bill Gould producing. News of the impending full-length came late last year when Faith No More revealed plans for a Record Store Day (Black Friday) 7-inch of new song, “Motherf***er.” The surprises continued as the band delighted hometown fans with an unannounced in-store performance at Amoeba Records.

“Reunited and Reclaiming Its Spot,” is how the New York Times titled their review of a recent New York performance, one of fourteen sold out dates the band played across North America in the last month. The paper went on to say, “In new songs and old ones, the band had its longtime brawn and precision.” While in New York, Faith No More appeared on The Tonight Show, with Rolling Stone describing the performance as “thrillingly vicious and unrelenting.” Clips can be viewed below. Rolling Stone also recently published an extensive interview with the band (

North American fans can tune in to Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC, 1:35 am/12:35 am central) tonight and tomorrow for footage from one of the band’s Los Angeles shows at The Wiltern. Faith No More returns this summer with a new round of live outings including an August 5 performance at Madison Square Garden.

Faith No More tour dates:

May 29 Gelsenkirchen, Germany Rock Im Revier
May 31 Munich, Germany Rockavaria Festival

June 2 Milan, Italy Sonisphere
June 4 Vienna, Austria Vienna Rocks Festival
June 5 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic Rock For People Festival
June 6 Berlin, Germany Zitadelle Spandau
June 8 Krakow, Poland Tauron Arena
June 10 Bratislava, Slovakia Aegon Arena
June 12 Landgraaf, Netherlands Pinkpop Festival
June 13 Donington, UK Download Festival
June 14 Glasgow, UK O2 Academy
June 17 London, UK The Roundhouse
June 18 London, UK The Roundhouse
June 20 Clisson, France Hellfest
June 21 Dessel, Belgium Graspop Festival
June 23 Hamburg, Germany Sporthalle Hamburg
June 26 Norrkoping, Sweden Bravalla Festival
June 27 Seinajoki, Finland Provinssi
June 28 Odense, Denmark Tinderbox

July 26 Austin, TX Austin Music Hall
July 27 Dallas, TX South Side Ballroom
July 28 Houston, TX Bayou Music Center
July 30 Atlanta, GA Masquerade Music Park +
July 31 Raleigh, NC Red Hat Amphitheater +

August 1 Philadelphia, PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts +
August 2 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion +
August 4 Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion +
August 5 New York, NY Madison Square Garden +
August 7 Toronto, ON Ricoh Coliseum +
August 8 Montreal, QC Heavy Montreal

September 6 Seattle, WA Bumbershoot
September 18 Bogota, Columbia Royal Center
September 20 Buenos Aires, Argentina Luna Park
September 24 Sao Paulo, Brazil Anhembi Arena
September 25 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rock in Rio
September 28 Santiago, Chile Get Louder

North American support:
+ – Refused

Purchase links for Sol Invictus: CD –, LP –, iTunes – and via the band’s own webstore: