New Music: Faith No More Drops “Superhero” + Sol Invictus Album Cover

faith no more - sol invictus - album cover

Faith No More has just released a new single from their upcoming album, Sol Invictus (May 19th, Reclamation Recordings/Ipecac Recordings). “Superhero” premiered over at, for obvious reasons, but we have it in the player above for your convenience. also has an interview with Bill Gould, who says of the track:

‘Superhero’ actually just started from the sound of the song, where it has these pounding drums and it has like this throbbing kind of pulse, and we just called it the ‘Superhero’ song. Because, a lot of the ways we write we visualize things.

Faith No More has also revealed the cover art for Sol Invictus, which features an image from Ossian Brown, a member of Coil and Cyclobe, who also published the book Haunted Air, in 2010.

faith no more - sol invictus - album cover

Sol Invictus digital pre-orders, which feature an instant download of the single as well as the previously released song, “Motherfucker,” are available now via iTunes. “Superhero” will be available as a limited edition 7-inch single on March 17th. The song made its worldwide radio premiere last night on BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show with Dan Carter.

Sol Invictus Track List:

Sol Invictus
Sunny Side Up
Separation Anxiety
Cone of Shame
Rise Of The Fall
Black Friday
From The Dead

Faith No More Tour Dates:

March 3 Auckland, New Zealand WestFest
April 15 Vancouver, BC PNE Forum
April 16 Seattle, WA Paramount Theater
April 17 Portland, OR Keller Auditorium
April 19 San Francisco, CA Warfield
April 20 San Francisco, CA Warfield
April 22 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
April 23 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
April 24 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
April 25 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
May 7 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall
May 8 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
May 9 Toronto, ON Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
May 11 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
May 13 New York, NY Webster Hall
May 14 New York, NY Webster Hall
May 15 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
May 29 Nurburgring, Germany Grune Holle Festival
May 31 Munich, Germany Rockavaria Festival
June 2 Milan, Italy Sonisphere
June 4 Vienna, Austria Vienna Rocks Festival
June 5 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic Rock For People Festival
June 6 Berlin, Germany Zitadelle Spandau
June 8 Krakow, Poland Tauron Arena
June 12 Landgraaf, Netherlands Pinkpop Festival
June 13 Donington, UK Download Festival
June 20 Clisson, France Hellfest
June 21 Dessel, Belgium Graspop Festival
June 23 Hamburg, Germany Sporthalle Hamburg
June 24 – 27 Seinajoki, Finland Provinssi
June 25 – 27 Norrkoping, Sweden Bravalla Festival
June 28 Odense, Denmark Tinderbox
Aug. 7 – 9 Montreal, QC Heavy Montreal
Sept. 24 – 27 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rock in Rio

Rock Hard \m/

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