Faith No More Shares Gritty, Adulterous Video For 'Cone of Shame'

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A scene from the video for "Cone of Shame" by Faith No More.

Certain bands take their time with things, and when you're a legacy act such as Faith No More, the wait is often worth it. Last year welcomed the release of the rockers' record Sol Invictus, the first release since 1997's Album of the Year. Now, a little under five months after their latest album arrived, the band has shared the video for "Cone of Shame." 

"This is one of those tracks that had to be a video, really, because it lends itself so much to visual imagery," bassist Bill Gould said in a statement. He added that the video's director, Goce Cvetanovski, managed to create a "very dark, and beautifully cinematic" work of art. 

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The low slow-burner -- at least until the chorus, that is -- illustrates a dim and dismal scene that sees various characters quite literally wearing a cone of shame for their adulterous, dangerous, and/or sly behavior. All the while, the band keeps to themselves as they are seen playing their instruments in various shots throughout the video. 

Check it out below.

Now, following Sol Invictus and the new video, Faith No More continues to focus on “Cone of Shame”; on Nov. 25, the band will release a limited edition seven-inch single of the song.