Ministry's mainman Al Jourgensen has a new project called Surgical Meth Machine. The band has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records for their self-titled debut album. The record, which was recorded primarily at Jourgensen's home studio in Burbank, California with his longtime engineer Sam D'Ambruoso, will be released on April 15th worldwide. There is still no music available but the album cover and tracklist have been revealed.
2015 is shaping up to be a busy time for Ministry, as the band just announced a string of tour dates. The industrial metallers didn't tour in support of the band's supposedly final album From Beer To Eternity, but now the band is announcing some shows for next year in North America and Australia. And "Al" Jourgensen promises that more dates will be announced.
Industrial metallers Ministry have recently launched the Ministry Mondays series where they offer weekly free downloads. Each Monday the band will post a song from their From Beer To Eternity remix album in the same order as on the album. Following that, they will also continue the series with remixes of material from their Relapse album. This week we have "Permawar" which you can download at this location. You can download the MP3 version but there is also a link to the full 320 experience.
Industrial metallers Ministry have confirmed that Al Jourgensen will check into a rehabilitation facility on February 3rd for alcohol addiction. The frontman has battled addictions to drugs, and now the goal is to have a sober life. He admitted he "needs help" beating his addiction to alcohol. The band's supposed final album From Beer To Eternity was released last year.
Industrial metal pioneers Ministry have debuted today the new video for a song from their "final" album From Beer To Eternity. You can hear the new song "PermaWar" and watch the trippy video produced by Angelina Jourgensen and directed by Zach Passero right here. What do you think?
Earlier this year, Ministry announced the release of their final album From Beer To Eternity. Whether or not it will be indeed their final album it remains to be seen, but the industrial metallers have today revealed its cover, release date and more. Ministry's 13th studio album will drop on September 6th via 13th Planet Records. There is also a new DVD on the horizon.
In a new interview with Noisey, Al Jourgensen revealed that Ministry will release a new and their final album, titled From Beer To Eternity, this upcoming September with material written during 19 days in last December, where the band wrote and recorded riffs for 18 songs with late guitarist Mike Scaccia. The band also released some footage with music used in the song "Thanx But No Thanx", which features William Burroughs' A Thanksgiving Prayer. You can watch the video below and see the album tracklist.
US industrial metallers Ministry have cancelled tonight's scheduled performance at L'Étaples Rock en Stock festival in France because frontman Al Jourgensen had to be hospitalized yesterday after collapsing at a show in Paris.
"Ghouldiggers", the new video clip from US industrial metal band Ministry has debuted and is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's new album Relapse, which came out on March 23rd through AFM Records. The video is the creation of Zach Passero.
Relapse, the new album from US industrial metallers Ministry is currently streaming online in its entirety at this location. Relapse hit stores today in Europe and will be released on March 26th in the US via AFM Records. More album details here and here. The video for the single "99 Percenters" is also available for viewing at this location.
"99 Percenters", a brand new song from US industrial metallers Ministry is currently streaming online at this location. The song is the first single taken from the band's upcoming studio album titled Relapse, set for release on March 23rd in Europe (March 26th in the US) via AFM Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.
"Double Tap", a brand new song from US industrial metallers Ministry is currently streaming online at this location. The song is the second single taken from the band's new studio album titled Relapse, which will be released on March 23rd in Europe (March 26th in the US) via AFM Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.
US industrial metallers Ministry have announced a series of European summer shows in support of their upcoming new release Relapse. Ministry's touring line-up includes Al Jourgensen (frontman/vox/guitars), Mike Scaccia (Ministry/Rigor Mortis) guitars, Casey Orr (Rigor Mortis) bass, John Bechdel (Ministry/Killing Joke/Fear Factory) keyboards, Aaron Rossi (Ministry/RevCo) drums and Sin Quirin (Ministry/RevCo) guitars. Soulfly's bassist Tony Campos is not performing due to scheduling conflicts.
After unveiling the cover art, US industrial metallers Ministry have now revealed the tracklist for their forthcoming new album Relapse, which will be released on March 3rd, 2012. Before that, the single "Double Tap" will be released as a maxi-single on February 24th.
US industrial metal veterans Ministry have signed a worldwide deal with AFM Records. The band will release their highly-anticipated comeback album Relapse on March 3rd, 2012. Prior to the album, Ministry have released a digital single, entitled "99%" on December 23rd, 2011, now available on iTunes. Currently, Al Jourgensen is finalizing the last mixes on the new material. In the meantime, the band revealed the new album cover art, which can be seen below.