ministry in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

FIREBALL MINISTRY To Support DISTURBED

The Los Angeles-based hard rock quartet FIREBALL MINISTRY will soon return to the road for a series of shows alongside multi-platinum rockers DISTURBED. The groups — who performed a sold-out California show together in January — will tour America and Canada for two weeks beginning on May 20. These will be DISTURBED's final North American ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SATYRICON: Live Interview To Air Tonight

SATYRICON will be the featured guests on the Norwegian metal radio show "Tinitus", airing tonight (April 5) between 20:00 (8:00 p.m.) and 22:00 (10:00 p.m.) on P3. The show is also available on the Internet: www.nrk.no/tinitus. An official press release from "Tinitus" reads as follows: "Guitarist Steinar Gundersen and Obsidian C [a.k.a. Arnt ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HELLOWEEN, CELTIC FROST, DARK FUNERAL, ANNIHILATOR Confirmed For Spain's METALWAY FESTIVAL

HELLOWEEN, CELTIC FROST, DARK FUNERAL, ANNIHILATOR and MINISTRY are among the confirmed bands for the Metalway Festival, set to take place July 28-30 at the campo de fútbol Santa Lucia in Gernika (Bizkaia), Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ANNIHILATOR BARON ROJO CELTIC FROST DARK FUNERAL DREAMAKER EDGUY GAMMA RAY GOTTHARD HELLOWEEN ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VREID, CALIBAN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

VREID and CALIBAN have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NOCTURNAL RITES Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish melodic metallers NOCTURNAL RITES have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist FRIEDMAN Featured In New Japanese TV Show

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's official web site has been updated with the following message: "The sequel to last year's hit [Japanese] TV show 'Hebimetasan' is called 'Rock Fujiyama' and [it] makes its debut April 3rd! Marty and the rest of the cast can be seen every Monday night at 1AM on TV Tokyo. "'Hebimetasan', ...

Read more

Posted in: News

REVOLTING COCKS: Members Of SOCIETY 1, DRAIN STH Join Touring Lineup

REVOLTING COCKS — the side project of MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen — have announced the lineup for their upcoming tour as the support act for MINISTRY. The trek, dubbed MasterBaTouR, will kick off in early May and will also feature the San Antonio, Texas-based band PITBULL DAYCARE. REVOLTING COCKS' 2006 touring lineup: Al Jourgensen (MINISTRY) ...

Read more

Posted in: News

WHITESNAKE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

WHITESNAKE have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END OF GREEN FINNTROLL ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LEAVES' EYES Frontwoman LIV KRISTINE Confirmed For Germany's M'ERA LUNA FESTIVAL

LEAVES' EYES/ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY frontwoman Liv Kristine has been confirmed for the M'era Luna Festival, set to take place August 12-13 in Hildesheim, Germany. Other acts scheduled to appear at the festival include APOPTYGMA BERZERK, DEATHSTARS, DIE KRUPPS, DOPE STARS INC., ELIS, EPICA, FRONTLINE ASSEMBLY, GOTHMINISTER, IN EXTREMO, MINISTRY, THE GATHERING, TRISTANIA and WITHIN TEMPTATION. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

RIOT: More European Tour Dates Announced

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have added more European dates to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is shaping up as follows: Mar. 17 - Palencia, SPA @ Carabel Mar. 18 - Bilbao, SPA @ Santana 27 Mar. 19 - Madrid, SPA @ Copernico Apr. 08 - Lauda – Konigshofen, GER @ Tauber Franken Hall Apr. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLIPKNOT: Special Videocast Available Online

"Metal Injection" has once again uploaded their "Slipknot Mixtape", featuring two interviews with the band where they discuss their live shows, videos and the future of SLIPKNOT. Also included is SLIPKNOT live footage and videos. The videocast can be downloaded for FREE by clicking here. SLIPKNOT capped off an amazing two years on ...

Read more

Posted in: News

WE And THE DOGMA Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian quartet WE and Italy's THE DOGMA have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLIPKNOT: GRAMMY Win Bittersweet For Percussionist CLOWN

Launch Radio Networks reports: SLIPKNOT capped off an amazing two years on Wednesday night (February 8) by winning its first Grammy Award, in the category of "Best Metal Performance", for "Before I Forget" from 2004's "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)". The win was also bittersweet for SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan, who choked up as ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SCORPIONS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Long-running German hard rockers SCORPIONS have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SLIPKNOT Win GRAMMY Award For 'Best Metal Performance'

SLIPKNOT were honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 48th annual Grammy Awards, which are being held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Wednesday night (Feb. 8). The Iowa-based band, who were nominated for the sixth consecutive year, won for their single "Before I Forget", ...

Read more

Posted in: News