The band start touring The Real Thing and introducing their new singer.
During a gig at I-Beam Patton badly cuts his hand.
The band take a break to allow Jim Martin and Patton to have surgery.
"The Real Thing" is finally released in June.
The band support Metallica on their Damaged Justice tour.
Faith No More return to Europe.
Date Venue State / Country Has setlist!
>> Recording for The Real Thing is completed (4th or 8th or January 1989).
?? Jan San Francisco CA, USA
03 FebFriday River Theater, Guerneville CA, USA
04 FebSaturday Marsugi's, San Jose CA, USA
10 FebFriday Scream @ Probe, Hollywood CA, USA
11 FebSaturday Bogart's Club, Long Beach CA, USA
24 FebFriday I-Beam, San Francisco CA, USA
25 FebSaturday Berkeley Square, Berkeley CA, USA
11 MarSaturday Night Moves, Huntington Beach CA, USA Has setlist!
12 MarSunday Whiskey A Go Go, Los Angeles CA, USA
12 MarSunday Bogart's Club, Long Beach CA, USA
18 MarSaturday Cactus Club, San Jose CA, USA
24 MarFriday Fender's, Long Beach CA, USA
31 MarFriday Berkeley Square, Berkeley CA, USA
07 AprFriday I-Beam, San Francisco CA, USA
14 AprFriday ?? CANCELLED Fender's, Long Beach CA, USA
11 JunSunday The Stone, San Francisco CA, USA
16 JunFriday Berkeley Square, Berkeley CA, USA
19 JunMonday Roxy Theatre, Hollywood CA, USA Has setlist from memory!
>> The Real Thing released on 20th June 1989.
04 JulTuesday Edwards No. 8, Birmingham England
05 JulWednesday International 1, Manchester England
06 JulThursday Marquee Club, London England Has setlist from memory!
07 JulFriday Marquee Club, London England
08 JulSaturday Rock City, Nottingham England Has setlist from memory!
11 JulTuesday WNYU Metallurgy, New York NY, USA Has setlist!
14 JulFriday Cabaret Metro, Chicago IL, USA
16 JulSunday Bogart's, Cincinnati OH, USA
17 JulMonday CANCELLED Peabody's DownUnder, Cleveland OH, USA
28 JulFriday Berkeley Square, Berkeley CA, USA
?? Jul The Cathouse, Los Angeles CA, USA
31 JulMonday Town Pump, Vancouver BC, Canada
02 AugWednesday Starry Night, Portland OR, USA
04 AugFriday Club Maxxx, Denver CO, USA
08 AugTuesday Detroit MI, USA
08 AugTuesday Club X-Cess, Houston TX, USA
09 AugWednesday The Back Room, Austin TX, USA
10 AugThursday Showcase, San Antonio TX, USA
11 AugFriday City Limits, Dallas TX, USA
12 AugSaturday Hard Roxx, Lawton OK, USA
14 AugMonday Furst Rock, St. Louis MO, USA Has setlist from memory!
15 AugTuesday Cabaret Metro, Chicago IL, USA
16 AugWednesday First Avenue, Minneapolis MN, USA
17 AugThursday Old Rock Cafe, Milwaukee WI, USA
18 AugFriday Blondie's, Detroit MI, USA Has setlist!
20 AugSunday Bogart's, Cincinnati OH, USA
21 AugMonday Peabody's DownUnder, Cleveland OH, USA
?? Aug ?? Rock'n'roll Heaven, Toronto ON, Canada
24 AugThursday Axis, Boston MA, USA
25 AugFriday Sundance, Long Island, New York NY, USA
26 AugSaturday L'Amours, New York NY, USA Has setlist!
28 AugMonday ?? 9:30 Club, Washington D.C. DC, USA
30 AugWednesday The Cat Club, New York NY, USA
01 SepFriday Central Tavern, Seattle WA, USA Has setlist!
>> Start of Metallica support
03 SepSunday Boise State University, Boise ID, USA
05 SepTuesday MetraPark Arena, Billings MT, USA
06 SepWednesday Casper Events Center, Casper WY, USA
08 SepFriday Salt Palace, Salt Lake City UT, USA
09 SepSaturday Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas NV, USA
10 SepSunday Compton Terrace, Chandler AZ, USA
12 SepTuesday Lawlor Events Center, Reno NV, USA
14 SepThursday Concord Pavilion, Concord CA, USA Has setlist!
15 SepFriday Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View CA, USA Has setlist!
17 SepSunday Cal Expo Amphitheatre, Sacramento CA, USA Has setlist!
19 SepTuesday Tucson Community Center, Tucson AZ, USA Has setlist!
21 SepThursday Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine CA, USA Has setlist!
22 SepFriday Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine CA, USA Has partial setlist!
23 SepSaturday Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine CA, USA
>> End of Metallica support
23 SepSaturday Foundations Forum, Hollywood Live, Los Angeles CA, USA Has setlist!
10 OctTuesday Edwards No. 8, Birmingham England
11 OctWednesday Polytechnic, Sheffield England Has setlist!
12 OctThursday Baths Hall, Scunthorpe England Has setlist!
13 OctFriday Pavilion, Ayr Scotland
14 OctSaturday Bedrock Club, The Venue, Edinburgh Scotland Has setlist from memory!
15 OctSunday Ritzy's Club, Aberdeen Scotland
16 OctMonday Mayfair, Glasgow Scotland
17 OctTuesday Riverside, Newcastle England Has setlist!
18 OctWednesday Bradford University, Bradford England Has setlist!
20 OctFriday Marquee Club, London England
21 OctSaturday Marquee Club, London England
23 OctMonday International 1, Manchester England Has setlist!
24 OctTuesday Polytechnic, Portsmouth England
25 OctWednesday Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone England Has setlist!
28 OctSaturday De Melkweg, Amsterdam Netherlands
29 OctSunday Nighttown, Rotterdam Netherlands
30 OctMonday Democrazy, Ghent Belgium Has setlist!
>> From Out Of Nowhere released 30th October 1989
05 NovSunday Longhorn, Stuttgart Germany Has setlist!
06 NovMonday Roamer, Bremen Germany Has setlist!
07 NovTuesday Große Freiheit 36, Hamburg Germany
09 NovThursday The Loft, Berlin Germany Has partial setlist!
11 NovSaturday Rockefeller Music Hall, Oslo Norway Has setlist!
14 NovTuesday Subterania, London England
15 NovWednesday ?? Folstone Spain
19 NovSunday Network, Pasadena CA, USA
21 NovTuesday Backstreets, Rochester NY, USA
22 NovWednesday Green Parrot, Neptune NJ, USA
24 NovFriday City Gardens, Trenton NJ, USA Has setlist!
25 NovSaturday Live Tonight, Hoboken NJ, USA
29 NovWednesday 527 Mainstreet, Nashville TN, USA
30 NovThursday 13-13, Charlotte NC, USA
01 DecFriday The Switch, Raleigh NC, USA
02 DecSaturday Rockafellas', Columbia SC, USA
03 DecSunday Cotton Club, Atlanta GA, USA
04 DecMonday Power Station, Melbourne FL, USA
05 DecTuesday Button South, Hallandale Beach FL, USA
06 DecWednesday The Masquerade, Ybor City (Tampa) FL, USA
07 DecThursday Beacham Theatre, Orlando FL, USA
08 DecFriday Einstein A Go-Go, Jacksonville Beach FL, USA
09 DecSaturday Sal's, Nashville TN, USA
11 DecMonday University Of Kansas, Lawrence KS, USA