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Billy Gould

Billy Gould

Real/full name:
William David Gould Junior
59 (born Apr 24th, 1963)
Place of birth:
United States (Los Angeles, California)


Gould started playing the bass while he was at Loyola High School in Los Angeles with future Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum. His first band during these early years was named The Animated, a genre-bending new wave outfit that also featured future Faith No More vocalist Chuck Mosley on keyboards and Mark Stewart on guitar

In the early 1980s Gould moved to San Francisco to begin his ...


Gould performed with two one-off bands:
- Shandi's Addiction was a band composed by Gould on the bass, vocalist Maynard James Keenan and Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk. They recorded the Kiss song "Calling Dr. Love" on the 1994 tribute album Kiss My Ass: Classic Kiss Regrooved
- Black Diamond Brigade was another 2003 one-off Kiss tribute act made up by ...

Faith No More

Bass (1982-1998, 2009-2017, 2018-present)

1983 Quiet in Heaven / Song of Liberty (Single) Bass (as "W. Gould")
1983 Faith. No More. (Demo) Bass
1984 Faith. No More. (Demo) Bass
1985 We Care a Lot Bass (as "Bill Gould")
1987 We Care a Lot (Single) Bass
1987 Introduce Yourself Bass, Vocals (backing) (as "Bill Gould")
1988 Sound Waves 2 (Split) Bass
1988 We Care a Lot / Spirit (Single) Bass, Vocals (backing)
1988 Anne's Song (Single) Bass
1989 Pictures Of You / From Out Of Nowhere (Split) Bass
1989 The Real Thing Bass
1989 Kerrang! Flexible Fiend (Split) Bass
1989 From Out of Nowhere (Single) Bass
1990 Epic / Edge of the World (Single) Bass
1990 Epic (Single) Bass
1990 Falling to Pieces (Single) Bass
1990 From Out of Nowhere (EP) Bass
1990 You Fat B**tards (Live at the Brixton Academy, London) (Video) Bass
1991 We Care a Lot (Single) Bass
1991 Live at the Brixton Academy (Live album) Bass
1992 A Small Victory (Remixed by Youth) (Single) Bass
1992 Epic / Falling to Pieces (Single) Bass
1992 Season's Greetings (Soil X Samples 8) (Split) Bass
1992 Midlife Crisis (Single) Bass
1992 Angel Dust Bass
1992 A Small Victory (Single) Bass
1992 Everything's Ruined (Single) Bass
1992 I'm Easy / Be Aggressive (Single) Bass
1993 Video Croissant (Video) Bass
1993 Songs to Make Love To... (Single) Bass
1993 Easy (EP) Bass
1993 Another Body Murdered (Split) Bass
1995 Ricochet (Single) Bass
1995 Digging the Grave (Single) Bass
1995 King for a Day, Fool for a Lifetime Bass
1995 Evidence (Single) Bass
1997 This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us (Split) Bass
1997 Last Cup of Sorrow (Single) Bass
1997 Ashes to Ashes (Single) Bass
1997 Album of the Year Bass
1997 Stripsearch (Single) Bass
1998 The Interview Sessions (EP) Interview
1998 We Care a Lot / I Started a Joke (Single) Bass
1998 I Started a Joke (Single) Bass
1998 Who Cares a Lot? (Compilation) Bass
1999 Who Cares a Lot: Greatest Videos (Video) Bass
2003 This Is It: The Best of Faith No More (Compilation) Bass
2005 Epic and Other Hits (Compilation) Bass
2006 You Fat B**tards (Live at Brixton Academy, London) / Who Cares a Lot (The Greatest Videos) (Video) Bass
2008 Angel Dust / The Real Thing (Compilation) Bass
2008 The Works - A 3 CD Retrospective (Compilation) Bass
2009 The Very Best Definitive Ultimate Greatest Hits Collection (Compilation) Bass
2010 Midlife Crisis - The Very Best Of (Compilation) Bass
2014 Motherfucker (Single) Bass
2015 Superhero (Single) Bass
2015 Sol Invictus Bass
(show all)

Fear and the Nervous System

Bass (2008-present)

House of Hayduk

Bass (2016-present)

Talking Book


Black Diamond Brigade

Bass (2003)


As Güero Sin Fe:
Bass, Guitars (1989-2002)

1990 ¡Demoniaco! (EP) Bass
1992 ¡Machetazos! (EP) Bass
1993 Matando güeros Bass, Guitars (additional) (as "Güero sin Fe")
1994 El patron (Single) Bass, Guitars
1995 La migra (Cruza la frontera II) (Video) Bass, Guitars
1995 Raza odiada Bass, Guitars
1999 Don Quijote Marihuana (Video) Bass, Guitars
2000 Brujerizmo Bass, Guitars
2001 Mextremist! Greatest Hits (Compilation) Bass, Guitars
2002 The Singles (Compilation) Bass, Guitars
2003 The Mexecutioner! - The Best of Brujeria (Compilation) Bass, Guitars
(show all)


Guitars (2007-2008)

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine

Bass (2008-2010)

Shandi's Addiction

Bass (2003)

Sharp Young Men

Bass (1981-1982)

The Animated


The Chickenfuckers

Vocals (1984)

White Trash Debutantes

Bass (1986)


As Bill Gould:

2012 Nr. 4: Songs Exhaled Unknown (track 1)


2008 Killing Music Bass (track 14)

Corvus Corax

2022 Era Metallum Bass (track 13)

Fear Factory

1991 Los Angeles Death Coalition (Split) Keyboards
2005 Transgression Bass (tracks 6, 7)


1990 ¡Demoniaco! (EP) Producer
2000 Brujerizmo Producer (as "Güero Sin Fe")
2003 The Mexecutioner! - The Best of Brujeria (Compilation) Producer (tracks 13-19) (as "Güero Sin Fe")

Faith No More

1989 The Real Thing Lyrics (track 6)
1997 Last Cup of Sorrow (Single) Producer
1997 Ashes to Ashes (Single) Producer
1997 Album of the Year Producer
1997 Stripsearch (Single) Producer
1998 We Care a Lot / I Started a Joke (Single) Producer
1998 Who Cares a Lot? (Compilation) Mixing, Producer
1999 Who Cares a Lot: Greatest Videos (Video) Surprise You're Dead! Director
2003 This Is It: The Best of Faith No More (Compilation) Producer
2011 Original Album Series (Boxed set) Producer
2015 Superhero (Single) Recording
2015 Sol Invictus Mixing, Producer, Engineering
(show all)

Fear Factory

1991 Los Angeles Death Coalition (Split) Producer (tracks 3-4)
1991 Demo 1 (Demo) Producer


1996 Red Producer

Napalm Death

2005 The Code Is Red... Long Live the Code Engineering assistant (Jello's parts)
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