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Here is a timeline for Mike Patton’s Album Discography. An interactive version is availble if you have JavaScript enabled.

We’ve tried to limit this to albums from projects that have been released where Mike Patton has been invovled with both the entire creative process (rather than simply providing vocals) and is for an entire album (rather than a few songs).

We also have a timeline that is collecting everything Mike Patton has worked on and another that collects all the collaborations Mike Patton has worked on.

The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny [Demo]

1986-01-01

Mr. Bungle - The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny [Demo]

Mr. Bungle

Taking its name from the Easter of 1986 when the demo was recorded, The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny is Mr. Bungle’s first demo and included death and thrash metal and some ska. Mike Patton plays Bass on a track co-written with Trevor Dunn, and provides vocals to other tracks.

Warner Brothers released the final track on this release, ‘Sudden Death’ on a split EP with the Flaming Lips titled ‘ Soil X Samples 6’



Bowel of Chiley [Demo]

1987-01-01

Mr. Bungle

Bowel of Chiley saw Mr. Bungle second demo include songs with more Jazz, Ska and Funk. It includes a first look at Carousel, later to appear on their debut self-titled album.

An unauthorised CD of this demo, under the incorrect name of Bowl of Chiley, were released in 1997.



Goddammit I Love America! [Demo]

1988-01-01

Mr. Bungle - Goddammit I Love America! [Demo]

Mr. Bungle

Goddammit I Love America! includes early versions of Egg and Carousel that would later to appear on their self-titled debut album.



OU818 [Demo]

1989-01-01

Mr. Bungle - OU818 [Demo]

Mr. Bungle

OU818 was a six-song release, featuring four songs that would later appear on their debut self-titled album.



The Real Thing

1989-06-20

Faith No More - The Real Thing

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Mike Patton’s debut album with Faith No More. Replacing Chuck Mosley, Mike Patton and the band exploded into popularity with the album’s second track ‘Epic’ receiving high rotation on MTV. [More…]

The Real Thing was re-released in 2015 with a Deluxe Edition.



Live at the Brixton Academy

1991-02-04

Faith No More - Live at the Brixton Academy

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Live at the Brixton Academy was simultaneously released with a live video, known by the Title ‘You Fat Bastards – Live at the Brixton Academy’. It is Faith No More’s only official live release and was recorded on April 28, 1990.

The Live at the Brixton Video was re-released in 2006 on DVD along with Who Cares a Lot – The greatest video hits.



Mr. Bungle

1991-08-13

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Mr. Bungle

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After the popularity of Faith No More’s ‘The Real Thing’ Warner Brothers offered Mike Patton’s long-standing band ‘Mr. Bungle’ a contract. The result of this was Mr. Bungle’s debut self-titled album that was produced by the legendary John Zorn. Listen for circus-music, surf-rock, death-metal, and ska (to name a few) infused into an album that still defies logic. [More…]



Elegy

1992-01-01

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Recorded in November 1991 and initially released in Japan in 1992, Elegy is a John Zorn composition in tribute to the works of Jean Genet that features Mike Patton on vocals.

Patton joins other Mr. Bungle artists, including Trey Spruance on guitar (credited as Scummy), William Winant on percussion, and David Shea on turntables.

Patton, Zorn, Spruance, and Winant would combine again in 1998 as Weird Little Boy.



Angel Dust

1992-06-08

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When Mike Patton joined Faith No More most of ‘The Real Thing’ was complete and awaiting his vocals. With Angel Dust, Mike Patton was involved with the entire album and bought his own songs for the band to work on. [More…]

Angel Dust was re-released in 2015 with a Deluxe Edition.



King for a Day… Fool for a Lifetime

1995-03-28

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After Jim Martin departed Faith No More, Trey Spruance (from Mr. Bungle) joined the band. Combine this with Roddy Bottum’s limited involvement with the album and you get a distinctly guitar Faith No More album. [More…]

King for a Day… Fool for a Lifetime was re-released in 2016 with a Deluxe Edition.



Disco Volante

1995-10-15

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Mr. Bungle’s second album is by far their most experimental, with even more musical genres thrown into the mix. A number of the tracks are instrumental without Mike Patton on vocals. [More…]



Adult Themes for Voice

1996-04-23

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This is Mike Patton’s first solo album, with an emphasis on solo. This experimental album contains 34 tracks where Mike Patton uses his voice and a microphone in every conceivable way. Add this to your collection because you’re a completist.



Pranzo Oltranzista

1997-04-22

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Mike Patton’s second solo album. Unlike on ‘Adult Themes for Voice’ this album includes a number of other musicians such as William Winant (Mr. Bungle) on percussion, and John Zorn (producer of Mr. Bungle and many other projects with Mike Patton).



Album of the Year

1997-06-03

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The fourth and final album for Faith No More before they broke up in 1998. Mike Patton was heavily involved with the song writing, with three of the twelve tracks attributed solely to him. [More…]

Album of the Year was re-released in 2016 with a Deluxe Edition.



Weird Little Boy

1998-04-21

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Weird Little Boy

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Weird Little Boy is an ‘experimental / noise’ album that Mike Patton recorded with John Zorn (Saxophonist and producer of Mr. Bungle’s debut album), Trey Spruance and William Winant (both of Mr. Bungle), and Chris Cochrane. The album was recorded in 1995 and released on John Zorn’s album of the time Avant Recordings. This album divides critics and even the album’s artists.

Unless wasting thirty bucks on a turd gives you some kind of sick, giddy post-modern thrill, avoid this at all costs. – Trey Spruance 1998.



Fantômas

1999-04-26

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Mike Patton’s debut album with his first avant-garde metal supergroup that includes members from Slayer, The Melvins, and Mr. Bungle. The self-titled Fantômas has 30 tracks that were designed to match up with pages of a comic book. Mike Patton takes on the role of lead vocalist without singing any decipherable lyrics. [More…]

This album is only available on Vinyl in the Wunderkammer box set released in 2015.



California

1999-06-13

Mr. Bungle - California

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Sadly this is the final Mr. Bungle album. Mike Patton embraces a multitude of vocal styles to match the equally varied styles of music that the band so expertly perform. [More…]



She

1999-09-14

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Maldoror is a noise-music project between Mike Patton and Masami Akita. You can hear the beginnings of what would become Fantômas through the album.



The Director’s Cut

2001-07-09

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The second Fantômas album consists entirely of covers for horror and thriller movies and TV shows. The term ‘cover’ is used loosely as some of the songs are almost indistinguishable from their original form.

Fantômas also released a DVD of this album being performed live in 2011.

This album is only available on Vinyl in the Wunderkammer box set released in 2015.



Tomahawk

2001-10-30

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Tomahawk

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Another hard-rock / metal supergroup with Mike Patton at the helm. Tomahawk includes members from The Jesus Lizard, Helmet, and The Melvins and returns Mike Patton to your more traditional idea of a rock song with lyrics. [More…]

This album is only available on Vinyl in the Eponymous to Anonymous box set released in 2012.



Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By

2001-11-06

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Lovage

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As hinted at by the album’s title this is an album of laid-back, sexed-up tracks. Mike Patton croons away with Jennifer Charles to some lounge beats by Dan the Automator.



Millennium Monsterwork 2000

2002-04-01

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Fantômas Melvins Big Band

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A combined live show of Fantômas and The Melvins. It was recorded on New Year’s Eve, 31 December, 2000 at Slims.



Hemophiliac

2002-06-01

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Hemophiliac

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A limited 2 CD release from Mike Patton (Voices and Electronics), John Zorn (Saxophone and Voice) and Ikue Mori (Drum Machines and Electronics). Hemophiliac is both experimental and improvised.



Irony Is a Dead Scene

2002-08-27

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The Dillinger Escape Plan with Mike Patton

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Mike Patton took on vocal duties whilst The Dillinger Escape Plan were between vocalists and produced a four song masterpiece. The Dillinger Escape plan perform precise (yet chaotic) mathcore overlaid with Mike Patton singing, screaming, and doing what he does best. [More…]



Mit Gas

2003-05-06

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Tomahawk

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Mit Gas is Tomahawk’s second album. Mike Patton continues with his Hard Rock / Alternative Metal band, this time with more audible sampling. John Stanier’s drumming really stands out on this album.

This album is only available on Vinyl in the Eponymous to Anonymous box set released in 2012.



Delìrium Còrdia

2004-01-27

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Fantômas

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Fantômas’ third and very experimental studio album. The album is a single 74-minute track, composed entirely by Mike Patton, that includes long periods of ambiance scattered with typical erratic Fantômas pieces.

This album is also available with the other Fantômas vinyls in the Wunderkammer box set released in 2015.



50th Birthday Celebration – Volume 6

2004-08-24

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Hemophiliac

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50th Birthday Celebration – Volume 6 Is a live album that reunites Mike Patton, Ikue Mori and John Zorn as Hemophiliac. This is their second album after their debut album in 2002. The recording was part of John Zorn’s 50th birthday month series of concerts in September 2003.



Romances

2004-11-30

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Kaada/Patton

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Mike Patton teams up with Norwegian singer-songwriter John Kaada to create a composition of classically styled music with the usual Patton flair incorporated as the top layer.

Kaada/Patton also released a DVD from the ‘Romances’ tour performance in 2005.



General Patton vs. The X-Ecutioners

2005-02-05

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General Patton vs. The X-Ecutioners

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‘General’ Mike Patton joins with The X-Ecutioners, a DJ trio from New York for an album made up of many, many samples from albums and films. Mike Patton produced the album as well as providing vocals. The album is almost a mix of Fantômas and Peeping Tom.



Suspended Animation

2005-04-05

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Mike Patton described Suspended Animation as ‘nursery rhymes, cartoon sound effects and choppy arrangements’. With their fourth studio album Fantômas return to the same ‘short arrangement’ model of their first album, with a track for every day of the month of April.

This album is only available on Vinyl in the Wunderkammer box set released in 2015.



The Stone: Issue One

2006-02-01

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The Stone is a live album by John Zorn which was released in February 2006 to support the music venue of the same name.

The album is a recording of freely improvised music by a sextet of musicians including Zorn and a selection of his frequent collaborators, including Mike Patton. [More…]



Moonchild: Songs Without Words

2006-04-18

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John Zorn (Moonchild Trio)

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The first of the Moonchild Trio albums composed, conducted and produced by John Zorn. The trio is made up of Mike Patton on vocals, Trevor Dunn on bass (Mr. Bungle, Fantômas, Tomahawk), and Joey Baron on drums. The album is a dark avant-garde take on rock music, suiting the selected trio of artists.

The album inspired by Antonin Artaud, Aleister Crowley, and Edgard Varèse. [More…]



Peeping Tom

2006-05-30

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Peeping Tom is probably the closest thing to ‘pop music’ that Mike Patton has made. Joined by a huge number of well-known musicians such as Norah Jones, Massive Attack, Dan the Automator, Kool Keith, and Dub Trio, the album is much more intricate than a pop album normally is. [More…]



Astronome

2006-10-17

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Astronome is the second Moonchild Trio album, composed by John Zorn and performed by Mike Patton, Trevor Dunn and Joey Baron.

The album continues with the same esoteric themes as “Moonchild: Songs Without Words” and is made up of 3 acts with 7 scenes. In contrast with their first albm John Zorn thoroughly composed this album, rather than being an improvised game piece. [More…]



Six Litanies for Heliogabalus

2007-03-27

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John Zorn (Moonchild Trio)

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Six Litanies for Heliogabalus is the third Moonchild Trio album. This time John Zorn appears on Alto Sax alongside Patton, Dunn and Baron and a number of other artists including Ikue Mori who is from Hemophiliac with Zorn and Patton.

The album reflects its title with 6 different tracks or litanies for the Roman Emperor Heliogabalus. [More…]



Anonymous

2007-06-19

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Anonymous is Tomahawk’s third studio album and is probably the closest thing to a traditional ‘concept album’ in Mike Patton’s discography. The album is based on Native American compositions merged with Tomahawk’s usual rock sensibilities. Due to the departure of their Bass player Kevin Rutmanis Mike Patton is also credited with playing bass on the album.



A Perfect Place

2008-03-11

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Mike Patton provides the soundtrack to Derrick Scocchera’s short film A Perfect Place. Mike wrote, performed and produced the entire soundtrack, which is actually longer than the entire film.



The Crucible

2008-12-09

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John Zorn (Moonchild Trio)

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The Crucible is the fourth album in John Zorn’s Moonchild series, a sequence of works featuring the Moonchild trio: Joey Baron on drums, Trevor Dunn on bass and Mike Patton on vocals. In addition, Zorn joins them on alto sax, while the eclectic Marc Ribot features as a guest guitarist on the fourth track, “9×9”. [More…]



Crank: High Voltage

2009-04-07

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The soundtrack to the movie Crank: High voltage (the sequel to Crank) starring Jason Stratham. Mike Patton composed the 32 track album and performed almost all of the album.

A limited edition vinyl pressing of the movie was released in 2017.



Mondo Cane

2010-05-04

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Mondo Cane is Mike Patton’s rendition of Italian Pop songs from the 1950’s and 1960’s. Performed alongside the 40 member Metropole orchestra and a 15-piece backing band, this album is beautiful to listen to and contains just enough of Mike Patton’s tweaks to make it his own.



Ipsissimus

2010-10-05

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John Zorn (Moonchild Trio)

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Ipsissimus is the fifth John Zorn album in the Moonchild series.

Featuring the “Moonchild Trio” of Mike Patton, Trevor Dunn and Joey Baron, this time John Zorn also appears on Sax and Piano alongside Marc Ribot on guitar. [More…]



The Director’s Cut Live: A New Year’s Revolution

2011-09-06

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A live performance of Fantômas performing their album ‘The Director’s Cut’ in its entirety, recorded at San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall.



The Solitude of Prime Numbers

2011-11-01

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Mike Patton’s soundtrack for the Italian film The Solitude of Prime Numbers. The album contains the tracks used in the movie as well as additional songs that didn’t make it into the film, as inspired by the book of the same name.



Eponymous to Anonymous

2012-04-21

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Eponymous to Anonymous is a special box set of the first three Tomahawk albums. The box set was released on Record Store Day 2012



Templars: In Sacred Blood

2012-05-22

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John Zorn (Moonchild Trio)

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The sixth album in the John Zorn’s Moonchild series. This time the “Moonchild Trio” of Mike Patton, Trevor Dunn, and Joey Baron are this time joined by John Medeski. This is one of the most accessible of the Moonchild albums with Mike Patton singing at times in English, Latin and French. [More…]



Laborintus II

2012-07-03

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Mike Patton / Ictus Ensemble

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Mike Patton performs the role of narrator (in Italian) in this performance of Luciano Berio’s Laborintus II. The Ictus Ensemble, the female singers and the choir respond to his lead. In his peformance Mike Patton becomes part of the greater piece, rather than the lead and focal instrument you may be used to.



Oddfellows

2013-01-29

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Tomahawk’s fourth album takes them back to their traditional heavy rock songs format, with Trevor Dunn joining the band on Bass duties.



The Place Beyond the Pines

2013-04-09

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Mike Patton provides the Film Score to the Derek Cianfrance film The Place Beyond the Pines. The film stars Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes.



The Last Judgment

2014-11-18

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John Zorn (Moonchild Trio)

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The Last Judgment is the final John Zorn album with the Moonchild Trio. Following on from Templars: In Sacred Blood this is probalby the most accessible Moonchild album that sees Mike Patton, Joey Baron and Trevor Dunn joined by John Medeski on Organ. [More…]



Geocidal

2014-12-09

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tētēma

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tētēma is a project that sees Mike Patton joining with Australian composer and musician Anthony Pateras to produce an album containing almost every instrument imaginable. Like most Mike Patton projects Geocidal is hard to pigeon-hole into one genre, so why don’t we just say it’s got everything – classical, electronic, rock and the multi-layered vocals of Mike Patton.



Wunderkammer

2014-12-16

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Wunderkammer is a special edition vinyl boxset that includes the first four Fantômas albums – Fantômas, the Director’s Cut, Delirium Cordia, and Suspended Animation. It also includes a cassette with Mike Patton’s original demos of the songs that became self-titled debut album. The demos were given to other band members so they could learn the songs. The box set was originally intended to be released as part of Record Store Day – Black Friday 2014.



Sol Invictus

2015-05-19

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With an 18 year gap between albums, Sol Invictus is the re-united Faith No More’s fifth studio album. Recorded on their own label and released through Mike Patton’s Ipecac Recordings, Sol Invictus is the typical Faith No More album, in the sense that they continue to skip from genre to genre between tracks. [More…]



The Real Thing – Deluxe Edition

2015-06-09

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Not long after the release of Sol Invictus, Rhino Records re-released a two disc version of The Real Thing. The first disc is a remastered version of the album and the second disc provides 6 rarities and b-sides along with 5 live performances.



Angel Dust – Deluxe Edition

2015-06-09

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Not long after the release of Sol Invictus, Rhino Records re-released a two disc version of Angel Dust. The first disc is a remastered version of the album and the second disc provides 7 rarities and b-sides along with 10 live performances.



Nevermen

2016-01-29

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Nevermen

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Nevermen is a partnership of Mike Patton, Tunde Adebimpe (TV On The Radio), Adam “Doseone” Drucker (Anticon/cLOUDDEAD). The album includes rock, pop, rap, and soul, and it’s easy to lose track of who’s providing the lead vocals as each artist works closely with each other coming in and out of the foreground.



Bacteria Cult

2016-04-01

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Bacteria Cult is the second release by John Kaada and Mike Patton. Composed by Kaada and performed alongside the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Bacteria Cult dwells in the twilight zone where spooky and seductive meet. [More…]



King For A Day… Fool For A Lifetime – Deluxe Edition

2016-09-09

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Faith No More re-released a two disc version of King for a Day… Fool for a Lifetime. The first disc is a remastered version of the album and the second disc provides 10 rarities and b-sides along with 2 live performances and an interview.



Album Of The Year – Deluxe Edition

2016-09-09

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Faith No More

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Faith No More re-released a two disc version of King for a Day… Fool for a Lifetime. The first disc is a remastered version of the album and the second disc provides 6 rarities and b-sides along with 2 live performances.



Dead Cross

2017-08-04

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Mike Patton has once again teamed up with Dave Lombardo and is to provide vocals to Dead Cross’ debut album. Lombardo has described Dead Cross as ‘just straightforward brutal punk’. Other band members include Mike Crain and Justin Pearson who were both in Retox. [More…]

The album is due for release on August 4, 2017.



Film Score to 1922

2017-11-01

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Mike Patton provides the Film Score to 1922, a film by Zak Hilditch based on a Stephen King novella. The film stars Thomas Jane and Molly Parker. [More…]

The release date for this movie has not been set.



Untitled Orchestral Ballads

2017-11-02

Mike Patton - Untitled Orchestral Ballads

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Mike Patton is working with Jean-Claude Vannier to create an album of orchestral ballads. Patton describes it as “Crooning in different languages” with instrumentation that is “all over the map”. [More…]

The release date for this album has not been set.



Untitled 5th Album

2017-11-03

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Duane Denison, John Stanier and Trevor Dunn have all been spotted in the studio in March and April 2017.
We assume this is for work on a 5th Tomahawk album and await further news. [More…]

The release date for this album has not been set.


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