• Bit of a Mike Patton and the US-bound Mondo Cane special today.
    First up, Mondo Cane play England’s Big Chill festival this weekend. It is an early start at 6.30pm tonight with a seemingly shortened running time of 45 minutes. Big Chill on Twitter.
  • Mike plays Yoshi’s Jazz Club in San Francisco on Thursday 26 August as part of the John Zorn: Bay Area Connection event. He will be performing along with Zorn and Fred Frith.
  • Further review of Mondo Cane in Israel from one of the country’s leading papers Haaretz.
  • More news on Mike, Kid Koala and The Slew project from Spinner.
  • A French-language reconsideration of Faith No More’s first two albums from Radio Metal.
  • Remember when MTV played music and interviews with artists? Mike on masturbation, Billy nose-picking, Roddy in an orange t-shirt and shorts; it must be Faith No More Hanging’ with MTV from around 1992.
    (via the artist formerly known as alien visionary on Twitter)
  • Faith No More Epic rehearsal from 1990.