Faith No More announce reunion
On February 18, 2009, it was announced that Jim Martin would not be participating in the rumored Faith No More reunion tour.
On February 24, 2009, Faith No More announced they would reform with the Album of the Year era line-up. On March 2, 2009, it was confirmed that Faith No More would be headlining the Main Stage on June 12 at the Download Festival at Donington, England. They also took part in the Highfield, Hurricane and Southside festivals in Germany. On March 24 it was announced that they would also headline the Greenfield Festival in Switzerland, as well as Hove Festival in Norway and Kaisaniemi Festival in Helsinki, Finland. They were also a headliner at Pukkelpop (August 20–22 in Hasselt, Belgium).