1988

The band tour Europe for the first time.
Chuck leaves. Patton joins, records "The Real Thing" and possibly plays a couple of gigs...
Date Venue State / Country Has setlist!
January
>> We Care A Lot single released - 18th January 1988
>> Faith No More's first European tour begins.
22 JanFriday Dingwalls, London England Has partial setlist!
23 JanSaturday Leadmill, Sheffield England
24 JanSunday Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone England Has setlist!
25 JanMonday University, Leicester England
26 JanTuesday Rock City, Nottingham England Has setlist!
28 JanThursday Baths Hall, Scunthorpe England
29 JanFriday Stairways, Birkenhead England
30 JanSaturday Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow Scotland
February
01 FebMonday Leeds University, Leeds England
02 FebTuesday Salford University, Salford England
03 FebWednesday Brunel University, Uxbridge England
04 FebThursday University of East Anglia, Norwich England
05 FebFriday Marquee Club, London England Has setlist!
06 FebSaturday Marquee Club, London England Has setlist!
March
17 MarThursday 100 Club, London England
27 MarSunday Benefit for Amnesty International, John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, Hollywood CA, USA
April
02 AprSaturday Perkins Palace, Pasadena CA, USA
>> Anne's Song single released - 18th April 1988
19 AprTuesday CANCELLED Birmingham England
29 AprFriday CANCELLED Northhampton England
May
01 MaySunday Willem II, Den Bosch Netherlands
02 MayMonday Paradiso Club, Amsterdam Netherlands Has partial setlist!
03 MayTuesday Lantaren-Venster, Rotterdam Netherlands
04 MayWednesday Paard van Troje, The Hague Netherlands
05 MayThursday Tivoli, Utrecht Netherlands
06 MayFriday Simplon, Groningen Netherlands
07 MaySaturday Gro├če Freiheit 36, Hamburg Germany
08 MaySunday Loft, Berlin Germany
11 MayWednesday Rock City, Nottingham England
12 MayThursday Tivoli, Buckley North Wales
13 MayFriday International 2, Manchester England
14 MaySaturday Queen Margaret Union QMU, Glasgow Scotland
15 MaySunday Venue, Aberdeen Scotland
16 MayMonday Leeds University, Leeds England
17 MayTuesday Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool England Has setlist!
18 MayWednesday Mayfair, Newcastle England
19 MayThursday Hummingbird, Birmingham England
21 MaySaturday Kamikaze Club, Northampton England
22 MaySunday UEA, Norwich England Has setlist!
23 MayMonday Bierkeller, Bristol England Has setlist from memory!
24 MayTuesday ?? London Theatre, London England
24 MayTuesday Town & Country Club, London England
June
>> Some time shortly after the European tour, Chuck Mosley leaves the band.
?? Jun Town & Country Club, London England
July
24 JulSunday Folkestone England
October
>> Mike Patton joins the band some time around October 1988.
31 OctMonday ?? Kesha's Inn, Berkeley CA, USA
November
04 NovFriday I-Beam, San Francisco CA, USA Has partial setlist!
December
>> Recording begins for The Real Thing at Studio D, Sausalito