FAITH NO MORE: New Song 'Motherf**ker' Available For Streaming

November 19, 2014

"Motherfucker", the first new music to come from the influential alt-metal act FAITH NO MORE since 1997's "Album Of The Year", can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below (courtesy of

"It feels apt that the first track we're releasing is 'Motherfucker', a song about accountability," explained FAITH NO MORE's Roddy Bottum. "Basically we've created, recorded and mixed a new body of work by ourselves and we're releasing it on our own label. It's a huge deal for us to only have ourselves to answer to at this point in our career and the song is about that, where the buck stops via the basic imagery of foie gras production, bondage… y'know, stuff like that."

"Motherfucker" will be available as a limited edition seven-inch on Record Store Day's Black Friday event on November 28 and as a digital release on December 9. The B-side of the physical release is a remix of the track by JG Thirlwell.

Said FAITH NO MORE: "We'd like to say… 'Motherfucker' was 100% band recorded and mixed, but we would like to send a shout-out to Maor Appelbaum, who did a great job mastering."

FAITH NO MORE, which reunited in 2009 for a series of sold-out performances and international festivals, will release its new full-length album in April 2015. The as-yet-untitled CD was recorded in an Oakland, California studio with bassist Bill Gould handling production. The release will be the first from FAITH NO MORE's newly formed imprint Reclamation Recordings, which will be distributed by Ipecac Recordings.

"It'll be much different than everything else out there — but that's sort of the point," Gould told Revolver magazine. "It's a combination of what we don't hear in the outside world and what we feel is lacking from other bands. And in the end, it will sound like FAITH NO MORE."

Among the songs set to appear on the CD is "Matador", which was written in early 2012 and first performed by FAITH NO MORE in concert that summer.

"Parts of it remind me of the first SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES album," Gould told Revolver. "We used real pianos and that brings this organic quality to it to the music."

Prior to the new album's release, FAITH NO MORE will headline Australia's Soundwave festival in February 2015.

FAITH NO MORE is Mike Bordin (drums),Roddy Bottum (keyboards),Bill Gould (bass),Jon Hudson (guitar) and Mike Patton (vocals).

Band photo credit: Dustin Rabin


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