September 15, 2010 15:09

Faith No More announce their last gig

Band will close their reunion tour in Chile before splitting for good

Faith No More announce their last gig
Faith No More have announced plans to play their final gig in Chile.

The band reformed for a series of UK and European festival dates in 2009 – 11 years after they first split in 1998 – although the line-up did not include guitarist Jim Martin, who left the band in 1993.

However keyboardist Roddy Bottum confirmed the band will play their final gig in Chile before splitting, on his Twitter page. "It's true, we're giving Santiago [Bicentenário de la Florida] what they've asked for. We're wrapping up the FNM reunited tour in Santiago, Chile on December 5!!!!" he tweeted.

Although plans were initially in the pipeline to record a new album, Bottum said the gig will mark the end of the band.

"In my opinion recording an album was a great idea," he told Chile's Terra.cl website. "The balance was good because we know each other well. But things were complicated – it was very strange to return after a decade.

"When we decided to get together, it was to reconnect and relive something we had in common. It was very important to us – but doing these shows was the only thing we were going to do."

Read More On This Artist

Faith No More Merchandise
More News
Footage emerges of Foo Fighters playing instrumental version of new song 'Outside' -...
Frank Ocean recording new album with Hit-Boy and Rodney Jerkins
Entertainment Retailers Association call U2's album giveaway 'as damaging as piracy'
Sky Ferreira compares her collaborative track with Charli XCX to Tatu
Neil Young shares live recording of new song 'Who's Gonna Stand Up' - listen
Oscar-winning musician Hans Zimmer announces first ever UK shows
Hookworms reveal new song 'On Leaving' – listen
Kanye West tells media to 'pick a new target' during Brisbane gig
Crystal Fighters plan charity foundation in honour of late drummer Andrea Marongiu
Aphex Twin to host 'Syro' listening parties in UK record shops
Lana Del Rey pulls two further performances due to illness
O2 Priority Tickets available for Paloma Faith, Cat Stevens and more
Susan Boyle expecting criticism from rock fans over John Lennon and Pink Floyd covers
Iconic NME photography to be shown at Royal Albert Hall exhibition
La Roux plays intimate gig at Jack Rocks The Macbeth
Body found in burning bin wagon outside Manchester Apollo
Snoop Dogg shocks fans after homophobic slur appears on his Instagram and Twitter
The War On Drugs 'upset' after being called 'beer-commercial guitar shit' by...
The Doors film 'Feast Of Friends' to be released in November
Eminem suing New Zealand's National Party after 'Lose Yourself' used in political...
Apple releases tool to remove U2 album 'Songs Of Innocence'
Glastonbury 2015 ticket details revealed

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today