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Ministry: Ministry of Offence

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 10 July 1982

THE AIRPORT at Minneapolis is surprisingly big, considering the town itself is hidden away up towards Canada in the big blank heart of the mid-West. ...

Ministry: The Land Of Rape And Honey (Sire LP/Cassette/CD)

Review by Edwin Pouncey, New Musical Express, 11 February 1989

BRIAN JOURGENSEN and Paul Barker, the men from Ministry, work together in a world of seemingly self inflicted pain and torture. A ceaseless metal-machine beat ...

Ministry: The Ritz, New York NY

Live Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 27 January 1990

REMEMBER MINISTRY? That hot Dance act from Chicago who influenced House and soaked up exclusively European acts? Well, they've changed. It's 1990 and all that, ...

Minister of Carnage: Alain Jourgensen

Interview by John Robb, Sounds, 30 June 1990

PERHAPS THE core dude to all things Waxtrax is the mad fucker retro byker figure of Alain Jourgensen. Careering through Ministry's New Order-styled early ...

'Looza Takes All

Report by Steffan Chirazi, Kerrang!, 8 August 1992

The LOLLAPALOOZA II festival winds its way around America with a bill as exotic as its name. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ministry and Pearl Jam ...

Lollapalooza 2: One Nation Under a Groove

Report by Andrew Mueller, Melody Maker, 15 August 1992

It's Glastonbury on wheels, a mobile Reading, the lovechild and legacy of ex-Jane's Addiction frontman and all-round chap, Perry Farrell. It's LOLLAPALOOZA, in its second ...

Ministry: Live at the End of the World!

Report and Interview by Simon Price, Melody Maker, 14 November 1992

The Lollapalooza tour and the Psalm 69 album have turned MINISTRY into industrial metal superstars, the only band of their kind big enough to play ...

The Man From Ministry

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Vox, December 1992

AFTER A promising start, Ministry headman Al Jourgensen put his career into reverse, burying the band in a hideous dark noise which has transformed them ...

Ministry: Filth Pig

Review by Edward Helmore, MOJO, 1995

FROM AN ABANDONED whorehouse 50 miles outside of Austin, Texas, comes Filth Pig, the latest sonic roadkill of heavy-riffing industrial grooves and big beats from ...

Ministry: Academy, Manchester

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 3 July 2003

BEFORE MARILYN MANSON and Nine Inch Nails, Chicago's Ministry pioneered industrial music and outrage. Journalists visiting the studio of Al Jourgensen and Paul Barker would ...

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