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Interview: Faith No More

Interview: Faith No More

Wednesday 6th May, 2015 12:33PM

Last July, cult act Faith No More delighted fans by dropping two new songs into their live set at Hyde Park in London. Paired with enigmatic tweets from lead singer Mike Patton, the new songs led to rife speculation that reformed act was working on a new album. Then, in September it was revealed to the world via Rolling Stone that the band were indeed working away on their seventh record - their first full-length offering since 1997 release Album Of The Year. By February 2015 we had a name: Sol Invictus.

The first real taste of Sol Invictus came in the form of the highly heralded official single 'Motherfucker', a driving cut that only served to amp up anticipation. A feeling that was enhanced three-fold when the group headlined at Westfest earlier this year, giving a stunning performance that proved in the flesh that the group hadn't lost any of their edge over the years. With the album due to drop next week, UnderTheRadar was lucky enough to steal a few minutes with founding member, bassist and recording engineer Billy Gould, who talked about group dynamics, secret recording sessions and the reason they dress in white...


Click here to read the interview with Billy Gould, and watch a video of Faith No More performing single 'Superhero' at a recent in-store at Amoeba Music.... 


Sol Invictus is out in New Zealand on Friday 15th May through Ipecac/PIAS.





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