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Faith No More "The real thing" Nothing fake about this!

This band just gets it! They have a real good sound to them and thay have never conformed to mainstream pressure like some bands like to do. They have always played their style and that is just fine for me. This album gave them three Radio play songs, "From out of nowhere, "Epic, and Falling to peices. This is a great sounding keep you on the move cd. If you have not heard it but like metal or rock this is for you. Enjoy.

Great Album-FNM's Best

Innovative and unique are the first things that come to mind when I think of the "Real thing" . Each piece plays like a motion picture soundtrack with epic highs and beautiful and melodic lows. Patton's range mixed with great guitar and bass and a nice touch of keyboard mix beautifully throughout the whole album. Zombie eaters, Epic, The Real Thing and the instrumental Woodpecker from Mars are definitley the highpoints. Rest of the album is great as well. Most say Angel Dust is their fave FNM, but this is definitely my favorite. I Reccomend this to all rock fans.

At least buy War Pigs

The FNM cover of War Pigs is the greatest cover ever. Faith No More stayed true to the spirit of the original song, and (dare I say) improved on it. One of my favorite albums of all time.


Formed: 1981 in San Francisco, CA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

With their fusion of heavy metal, funk, hip-hop, and progressive rock, Faith No More have earned a substantial cult following. By the time they recorded their first album in 1985, the band had already had a string of lead vocalists, including Courtney Love; their debut, We Care a Lot, featured Chuck Mosley's abrasive vocals but was driven by Jim Martin's metallic guitar. Faith No More's next album, 1987's Introduce Yourself, was a more cohesive and impressive effort; for the first time, the rap and...
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