Faith No More
Faith No More

Faith No More

About Faith No More

Before starting the hard rock group Faith No More, drummer Mike Bordin and guitarist Jim Martin played in a high school garage band with future Metallica bassist Cliff Burton.

∙ Future Hole frontwoman Courtney Love was one of the Faith No More’s early lead singers.
∙ “Epic,” their breakthrough hit, was ranked No. 30 on VH1’s 40 Greatest Metal Songs list.
∙ Jim Martin had a cameo in Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, which also featured the band’s song “The Perfect Crime” in a key scene.
∙ MC Hammer sampled their 1987 UK hit “We Care a Lot” for his hit “Pray.”
Rolling Stone ranked their reunion album, Sol Invictus, No. 2 on its list of the 20 Best Metal Albums of 2015.
∙ Deftones, Slipknot, System Of A Down, and Korn credit Faith No More as a major influence, while Krist Novoselic said the band “paved the way for Nirvana.”

  • ORIGIN
    San Francisco, CA
  • FORMED
    1979

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