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 Feb Fri River Theater, Guerneville CA, USA
10 Feb Fri The Scream, The Probe, Hollywood CA, USA
11 Feb Sat Bogart's Club, Long Beach CA, USA
24 Feb Fri I-Beam, San Francisco CA, USA
25 Feb Sat Berkeley Square, Berkeley CA, USA
11 Mar Sat Night Moves, Huntington Beach CA, USA Has setlist!
12 Mar Sun ?? Bogart's Club, Long Beach CA, USA
12 Mar Sun Whiskey A Go Go, Los Angeles CA, USA
18 Mar Sat Cactus Club, San Jose CA, USA
22 Mar Wed ?? Bogart's Club, Long Beach CA, USA
24 Mar Fri ?? Fender's, Long Beach CA, USA
31 Mar Fri Berkeley Square, Berkeley CA, USA
07 Apr Fri I-Beam, San Francisco CA, USA
12 May Fri ?? Bogart's Club, Long Beach CA, USA
22 May Mon ?? The Warehouse, Toronto Ontario, Canada
11 Jun Sun The Stone, San Francisco CA, USA
16 Jun Fri Berkeley Square, Berkeley CA, USA
19 Jun Mon Roxy Theatre, Hollywood CA, USA Has setlist from memory!
>> The Real Thing released on 20th June 1989.
04 Jul Tue Edwards No. 8, Birmingham England
05 Jul Wed International 1, Manchester England
06 Jul Thu Marquee Club, London England Has setlist from memory!
07 Jul Fri Marquee Club, London England
08 Jul Sat Rock City, Nottingham England Has setlist!
11 Jul Tue WNYU Metallurgy, New York NY, USA Has setlist!
14 Jul Fri Cabaret Metro, Chicago IL, USA
16 Jul Sun Bogart's, Cincinnati OH, USA
17 Jul Mon CANCELLED Peabody's Down Under, Cleveland OH, USA
28 Jul Fri Berkeley Square, Berkeley CA, USA
?? Jul  The Cathouse, Los Angeles CA, USA
31 Jul Mon Town Pump, Vancouver BC, Canada
02 Aug Wed ?? Starry Night, Portland OR, USA
04 Aug Fri Club Maxxx, Denver CO, USA
08 Aug Tue Detroit MI, USA
09 Aug Wed The Back Room, Austin TX, USA
?? Aug  ?? Houston TX, USA
12 Aug Sat Hard Roxx, Lawton OK, USA
14 Aug Mon Furst Rock, St. Louis MO, USA
15 Aug Tue Cabaret Metro, Chicago IL, USA
16 Aug Wed First Avenue, Minneapolis MN, USA
18 Aug Fri Blondie's, Detroit MI, USA Has setlist!
20 Aug Sun Bogart's, Cincinnati OH, USA
21 Aug Mon Peabody's Down Under, Cleveland OH, USA
?? Aug  ?? Rock'n'roll Heaven, Toronto ON, Canada
25 Aug Fri Sundance, Long Island, New York City NY, USA
26 Aug Sat L'amour, New York NY, USA Has setlist!
28 Aug Mon ?? 9:30 Club, Washington D.C. DC, USA
30 Aug Wed The Cat Club, New York NY, USA
>> From Out Of Nowhere released 30th August 1989
01 Sep Fri Central Tavern, Seattle WA, USA Has setlist!
>> Start of Metallica support
03 Sep Sun Boise State University, Boise ID, USA
05 Sep Tue Yellowstone Metra Arena, Bilings MT, USA
06 Sep Wed Casper Events Center, Casper WY, USA
08 Sep Fri Salt Palace, Salt Lake City UT, USA
09 Sep Sat Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas NV, USA
10 Sep Sun Compton Terrace, Chandler AZ, USA
12 Sep Tue Lawlor Events Center, Reno NV, USA
14 Sep Thu Concord Pavilion, Concord CA, USA Has setlist!
15 Sep Fri Shoreline, Mountain View CA, USA Has setlist!
16 Sep Sat Cal Expo Amphitheatre, Sacramento CA, USA Has setlist!
19 Sep Tue Tucson Community Center, Tucson AZ, USA
21 Sep Thu Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine CA, USA Has setlist!
22 Sep Fri Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine CA, USA Has partial setlist!
23 Sep Sat Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine CA, USA
>> End of Metallica support
23 Sep Sat Foundations Forum, Los Angeles CA, USA Has setlist!
10 Oct Tue Edwards No. 8, Birmingham England
11 Oct Wed Polytechnic, Sheffield England Has setlist!
12 Oct Thu Baths Hall, Scunthorpe England Has setlist!
13 Oct Fri Pavilion, Ayr Scotland
14 Oct Sat The Venue, Edinburgh Scotland Has setlist from memory!
15 Oct Sun Ritz's Club, Aberdeen England
16 Oct Mon Mayfair, Newcastle England
17 Oct Tue Riverside, Newcastle England Has setlist!
18 Oct Wed Bradford University, Bradford England Has setlist!
20 Oct Fri Marquee, London England
21 Oct Sat Marquee, London England
23 Oct Mon International 1, Manchester England Has setlist!
24 Oct Tue Polytechnic, Portsmouth England
25 Oct Wed Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone England Has setlist!
30 Oct Mon Democrazy, Ghent Belgium Has setlist!
05 Nov Sun Longhorn, Stuttgart Germany Has setlist!
06 Nov Mon Roamer, Bremen Germany Has setlist!
?? Nov  Markthalle, Hamburg Germany
09 Nov Thu The Loft, Berlin Germany Has partial setlist!
11 Nov Sat Rockefellers, Oslo Norway Has setlist from memory!
14 Nov Tue Subterania, London England
15 Nov Wed Folstone Spain Has setlist!
19 Nov Sun Network, Pasadena CA, USA
21 Nov Tue Backstreets, Rochester NY, USA
22 Nov Wed Green Parrot, Neptune NJ, USA
24 Nov Fri City Gardens, Trenton NJ, USA Has setlist!
25 Nov Sat Live Tonight, Hoboken NJ, USA
29 Nov Wed 527 Mainstreet, Nashville TN, USA
01 Dec Fri The Switch, Raleigh NC, USA
03 Dec Sun Cotton Club, Atlanta GA, USA
04 Dec Mon Power Station, Melbourne FL, USA
05 Dec Tue Button South, Hallandale Beach FL, USA
06 Dec Wed The Masquerade, Ybor City (Tampa) FL, USA
07 Dec Thu Beacham Theatre, Orlando FL, USA
08 Dec Fri Einstein A Go-Go, Jacksonville Beach FL, USA
09 Dec Sat Sal's, Nashville TN, USA
11 Dec Mon University Of Kansas, Lawrence KS, USA