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Review: Ministry — From Beer to Eternity

Review: Ministry — From Beer to Eternity

As anyone who’s followed Ministry’s career (or read Al Jourgensen’s recent autobiography) can tell you, Uncle Al has threatened to scupper his groundbreaking industrial-metal project many times before, only to unexpectedly revive it again. But coming in the wake of longtime guitarist Mike Scaccia’s tragic death last December, this particular “final album” is probably the […]

Album of the Week: Altars,  Paramnesia

Album of the Week: Altars, Paramnesia

In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Altars to the top spot, for their album Paramnesia. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Altars – Paramnesia 2. Ministry – From Beer To Eternity 3. Gemini Syndrome – Lux 4. Turbocharged – Area 666 5. Fit For An Autopsy – Hellbound […]

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

This week sees new shit from Ministry, Fit For an Autopsy, Death Ray Vision, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as […]

Album of the Week: Avenged Sevenfold,  Hail to the King

Album of the Week: Avenged Sevenfold, Hail to the King

In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Avenged Sevenfold to the top spot, for their album Hail to the King. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King 2. DevilDriver – Winter Kills 3. Until Rain – Anthem, To Creation 4. Ministry – […]

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

This week sees new shit from Avenged Sevenfold, DevilDriver, Ministry, Tarja, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as […]

Final Six: The Six Best and Worst Album Covers of 2012

Final Six: The Six Best and Worst Album Covers of 2012

Chris Krovatin is the author of three young adult novels, Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He is currently working on multiple new writing projects, as well as new material with his local New York metal band Flaming Tusk. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as […]

Ministry Cancel Festival Appearance After Al Jourgensen Collapses Onstage

Ministry Cancel Festival Appearance After Al Jourgensen Collapses Onstage

Ministry have cancelled their performance at France’s L’Etaples France Rock en Stock Festival after frontman Al Jourgensen collapsed onstage during a show in Paris last week due to apparent heat exhaustion. An official statement from the Ministry camp reads: “July 27, 2012 PARIS 9:05 pm Ministry Front man Al Jourgensen collapsed on-stage during the live […]

Photos: Ministry in Chicago

Photos: Ministry in Chicago

On June 28 and 29, Industrial-metal pioneers Ministry returned to the town that birthed them, Chicago, on their reunion tour. Photographer Brigette Sullivan of Outer Focus Photos was there on the first night, which saw dubstep outfit BlackBurner opening the show. Check out the photos she captured for us below–you can also follow her on […]

Interview: Prong Frontman Tommy Victor on New Album, Carved into Stone, “electro metal,” and Knotfest

Interview: Prong Frontman Tommy Victor on New Album, Carved into Stone, “electro metal,” and Knotfest

Metal iconoclasts Prong recently released their acclaimed ninth album, Carved into Stone, and the band will play the Slipknot-curated Knotfest in August. In celebration, the group–which also feature Tony Campos of Static-X– is giving away a Schecter guitar signed by main man Tommy Victor (enter to win right here). Victor spoke to us about his […]

Ministry Premiere New Music Video, “Ghouldiggers”

Ministry Premiere New Music Video, “Ghouldiggers”

Recently resurrected industrial-metal titans Ministry are hitting the road in support of this year’s comeback album, Relapse–check out their exclusive US tour dates below. In the meantime, main man Al Jourgensen & Co. have unleashed the music video for Relapse‘s lead-off track, “Ghouldiggers.” Watch the animated clip below and let us know what you think […]