Faith No More Add Second Manchester Show (June 9); All Proceeds Donated to Australian Bushfire Relief Funds

Faith No More have added a second Manchester performance, June 9 at O2 Apollo, with both the band and Live Nation donating all proceeds from the outing to the Australian fire relief funds established by Wires ( and the CFS Foundation (

“Australia is a country that we connected with early on in our career,” explained Roddy Bottum. “We spent time not only with the people in their cities but also at its beaches and driving through its vast terrains.”

“Reading the news about what’s been happening in Australia has been heartbreaking,” adds Bill Gould. “It’s hard to even comprehend the scale of damage; hopefully this small contribution on our part can make a difference somewhere.”

Tickets ( for the newly announced date are available tomorrow, January 24 at 10 am GMT.

Faith No More European tour dates:

June 9 Manchester, UK O2 Apollo

June 10 Manchester, UK O2 Apollo SOLD OUT

June 11 Glasgow, UK O2 Academy SOLD OUT

June 13 Punchestown, Ireland Sunstroke Festival

June 15 Birmingham, UK Birmingham O2 Academy SOLD OUT

June 16 London, UK O2 Academy Brixton SOLD OUT

June 17 London, UK O2 Academy Brixton SOLD OUT

June 19 Dessel, Belgium Graspop Metal Meeting

June 20 Clisson, France Hellfest

June 26 Oslo, Norway Tons of Rock

June 28 Helsinki, Finland Tuska Metal Festival

July 4 Werchter, Belgium Rock Werchter

July 10 Algés,Portugal NOS Alive

July 11 Madrid, Spain Mad Cool Festival

The two charities selected by the band are Wires (, whose mission is to actively rehabilitate and preserve Australian wildlife, and the CFS Foundation (, who provide financial assistance and care to CFS volunteer firefighters and their families.

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