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Faith No More add extra Manchester date 2020 UK tour

The San Francisco band come to these shores for a handful of gigs in June.

Legendary rockers Faith No More have added a second Manchester date to their forthcoming UK headline tour.

The newly announced show will see the band headline the O2 Apollo Manchester on Tuesday 9 June 2020.

All proceeds from the show will be donated to the Australian fire relief funds established by Wires and the CFS Foundation.

Roddy Bottum comments: “Australia is a country that we connected with early on in our career. We spent time not only with the people in their cities but also at its beaches and driving through its vast terrains.”

Bill Gould adds: “Reading the news about what’s been happening in Australia has been heartbreaking. It’s hard to even comprehend the scale of damage; hopefully this small contribution on our part can make a difference somewhere.”

Tickets for the new Manchester show on 9 June 2020 will be available from 10:00 on Friday 24 January 2020 through Ticketmaster.co.uk 


The tour kicks off in Manchester on 9 June 2020, before heading to Glasgow, Birmingham and London.

On the new shows the band comment: “Five years, four colonoscopies, two root canals and a handful of prostate exams tell us that it’s time to carpe diem our asses back to Europe asap”.

Formed in San Francisco in the mid-eighties, Faith No More first found huge commercial success with their third studio album, 1989’s The Real Thing. 

The record was the first to feature the band’s current lead singer Mike Patton and features the fan favourite tracks War Pigs, From Out Of Nowhere, Falling To Pieces and Epic.

The band have released seven studio albums in total, with their latest effort Sol Invictus hitting the shelves in 2015 and debuting at No.6 on the Official UK Albums Chart.

Their first LP in 18 years, the record was also well-received critically with Rolling Stone describing it as “triumphant”, and the Los Angeles Times declaring “Faith No More has a history of defying expectations, and that’s what it’s doing again with Sol Invictus”. 

More of Faith No More’s best-known tracks include Midlife Crisis, Everything’s Ruined, Digging The Grave, Ashes To Ashes, I Started A Joke and their UK Top-5 cover of the Commodores’ track Easy. 

The group last toured Europe in 2015 where they performed a retrospective set at Download Festival alongside a handful of headline dates.

Now after five years away, Faith No More will return to the UK in summer 2020 for a brand new run of headline shows.

Here are the dates:

9 June 2020 – O2 Apollo, Manchester *New date*
10 June 2020 – O2 Apollo, Manchester
11 June 2020 – O2 Academy, Glasgow
15 June 2020 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
16 June 2020 – O2 Academy Brixton, London

Tickets for Faith No More’s newly announced Manchester show on 9 June 2020 will be available from 10:00 on Friday 24 January 2020, and remaining tickets for the rest of the tour are on sale now. Grab all through Ticketmaster.co.uk

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