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MINISTRY Releases Trippy 'Victims Of A Clown' Video

Like a mid-20th century funhouse gone mad, MINISTRY's just-released video for the track "Victims Of A Clown" is a relentless hallucinogenic ride through images of creepy clowns roaming circuses where there are no exits, men parading in ghoulish gas masks, psychological messaging, physical reality bending, and nightmarish suburbia. And then there's DJ Swamp's couture. You ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN: 'Everyone Knows' TRUMP Is An Idiot

MINISTRY's mainman Al Jourgensen was recently interviewed by France's United Rock Nations Radio. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the lyrical themes covered on MINISTRY's new album, "AmeriKKKant": Al Jourgensen: "It's not really a manifesto against [U.S. president Donald] Trump. ...

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MINISTRY Announces Summer 2018 European Tour

Industrial metal veterans MINISTRY have announced an extensive tour of Europe. Kicking off in Spain, the trek will bring Al Jourgensen and his troop to the summer festivals and will see them perform several headline shows with various special guests, such as the haunting CHELSEA WOLFE, hardcore punk combo CONVERGE and post-rock highflyers GRAVE PLEASURES. ...

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Video Premiere: MINISTRY's 'Twilight Zone'

Industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY have releases a surreal and provocative new music video for the track "Twilight Zone" from the band's upcoming album, "AmeriKKKant", due out March 9 (Nuclear Blast). Building upon the themes of the song, the "Twilight Zone" video takes the viewer on a macabre excursion through the current U.S. news media climate ...

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DIMMU BORGIR And THE HELLACOPTERS To Headline PSYCHO LAS VEGAS Festival

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR and reunited Swedish garage rockers THE HELLACOPTERS will headline this year's edition of the Psycho Las Vegas festival, set to take place August 17-19 at venues throughout the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Festival billing: DIMMU BORGIR THE HELLACOPTERS SUNN 0))) GODFLESH ENSLAVED AMERICAN NIGHTMARE BORIS CKY ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN On DONALD TRUMP: 'I Predict He's Going Down This Year'

On November 9, 2016, MINISTRY's Al Jourgensen woke up feeling a little bit nauseous. "Disgusted and depressed/we know the world is just a mess/Distortion of reality/The truth is under arrest"..."This is the twilight zone." These are the words that begin "Twilight Zone", the lead-off track from MINISTRY's upcoming album, "AmeriKKKant", due out March 9 (Nuclear ...

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TERROR UNIVERSAL: 'Through The Mirrors' Video

"Through The Mirrors", the new slasher flick-inspired video from TERROR UNIVERSAL, the "horror metal" band featuring ILL NIÑO drummer Dave Chavarri (who also previously played with SOULFLY), can be seen below. The song is taken from TERROR UNIVERSAL's full-length debut, "Make Them Bleed", which was released on January 19 via Minus Head Records. The disc ...

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Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON On Overcoming Recent Health Issues: 'There's No Way I'm Not Going Back Out On Tour'

Drumtalk, the video podcast by German drummer and videographer Philipp Koch, conducted an interview with former SLIPKNOT and current VIMIC/SINSAENUM and drummer Joey Jordison. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what he loves most about drumming: Joey: "The simplest beats, on what rock music ...

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IRON ANGEL: 'Ministry Of Metal' Video

"Ministry Of Metal", the new video from IRON ANGEL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Hellbound", which will be released on May 4 through Scandinavia's premiere metal-rock label Mighty Music. IRON ANGEL is one of the true cult legends of the German speed metal genre. Formed in the ...

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Former EXODUS Singer ROB DUKES: Lyric Video For 'All Lies' Song

The official lyric video for the song "All Lies" from former EXODUS and current GENERATION KILL and FRAGILE MORTALS singer Rob Dukes can be seen below. The track is taken from Dukes's first solo EP, which was released in October via all digital music retailers. The effort features Scott Reeder (KYUSS, FIREBALL MINISTRY) on bass ...

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Former EXODUS Singer ROB DUKES: Video For 'Disaster' Song

The official video for the song "Disaster" from former EXODUS and current GENERATION KILL and FRAGILE MORTALS singer Rob Dukes can be seen below. The track is taken from Dukes's first solo EP, which was released in October via all digital music retailers. The effort features Scott Reeder (KYUSS, FIREBALL MINISTRY) on bass and special ...

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IRON ANGEL: Teaser For 'Ministry Of Metal' Video

IRON ANGEL will release its new album, "Hellbound", on May 4 through Scandinavia's premiere metal-rock label Mighty Music. Watch a teaser for the "Ministry Of Metal" video below. IRON ANGEL is one of the true cult legends of the German speed metal genre. Formed in the Hamburg-area back in 1980 and known for two classic ...

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MINISTRY: Lyric Video For 'Wargasm' Song From 'AmeriKKKant' Album

The official lyric video for the song "Wargasm" from industrial metal veterans MINISTRY can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "AmeriKKKant", which will be released on March 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc will feature guest appearances by DJ Swamp (Beck), Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY), Arabian Prince ...

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Post Self - GODFLESH

A few decades after BLACK SABBATH first extracted heavy metal from the human spirit in Birmingham, England, hometown younglings GODFLESH burst forth welding that heavy metal with clanging industrial steel on 1989's "Streetcleaner". Sure, across the big pond MINISTRY was playing with its own industrial/metal hybrid a year earlier with "The Land of Rape and ...

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NUCLEAR BLAST Partners With ADA

The world's biggest independent heavy metal label, Nuclear Blast Records, and top independent distributor, ADA (owned by Warner Music Group), have announced a global partnership. ADA will provide worldwide physical and digital distribution, excluding certain territories in Central Europe, as well as offer additional services to support Nuclear Blast's incredible roster of iconic bands and ...

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