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MINISTRY Schedule Chicago In-Store

Industrial-metal pioneers MINISTRY will be taking part in an in-store meet-and-greet at Tower Records in Chicago on Sunday, October 10 between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tower Records is located at 2301 N. Clark St. MINISTRY will then perform at the Vic Theatre, to be followed by MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen's Birthday Bash at Neo's ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Involved In Van Accident

FIREBALL MINISTRY were involved in an accident when their van collided with a deer last week. Fortunately, no one in the band suffered injuries in the early-morning incident, except for the deer, which, unfortunately, did not survive the crash. The group's van sustained two thousand dollars' worth of damage, forcing the band to borrow multiple ...

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JELLO BIAFRA To Perform With MINISTRY

DEAD KENNEDYS legend Jello Biafra will be joining MINISTRY on stage to perform several LARD songs at MINISTRY's upcoming gigs in Los Angeles (only on Sept. 24), San Francisco (Sept. 26), Portland (Sept. 28), Seattle (Sept. 29) and Vancouver (Sept. 30). MINISTRY are touring in support of their latest CD, "Houses of the Molé", available ...

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ANTHRAX Change Title Of Upcoming CD

ANTHRAX have changed the title of their upcoming collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs performed by the band's current lineup to "The Greater of Two Evils" from the previously announced "Metallum Maximum Aeturnum". "What, no one speaks Latin any more?" ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian joked in a posting on the band's official web site. With ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN: America Needs Different Baggage

MINISTRY founder Al Jourgensen sounded off politically in a Q&A with Jeff Inman of Las Vegas City Life. "The whole left is more energized because we all can see what is happening," Jourgensen said. "This is an intense time in social history. We're at the beginning of, or potentially in the middle of, a change ...

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DIO, ANTHRAX, FIREBALL MINISTRY: First Tour Dates Announced

The first couple of dates have been announced for the forthcoming U.S. featuring DIO, ANTHRAX and FIREBALL MINISTRY. They are as follows: Sep. 28 - Northern Lights – Clifton Park, NY (ANTHRAX only?) Oct. 01 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA (w/ MOTÖRHEAD) Oct. 02 - Beacon Theatre – New York, NY More dates will ...

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DIO, ANTHRAX, FIREBALL MINISTRY To Team Up For U.S. Tour

DIO, ANTHRAX and FIREBALL MINISTRY will be teaming up for a three-week tour of the U.S. beginning in late September. So far, only one date has been confirmed: October 1 at the Palladium in Worcester, MA (the billing for the Worcester show also includes MOTÖRHEAD). Exact cities and dates are expected to be announced later ...

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AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT Announce Toronto Show

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, will be performing at The Vatikan in Toronto, Canada on Saturday, August 21. Also appearing on the bill will be DELICA and PULSE PLANT. AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT released their self-financed debut album, "District 6", in May 2003. The group's sound is being described as a ...

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REVOLTING COCKS: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new REVOLTING COCKS track, entitled "Prunetang", is currently available for download via the Revolver magazine web site at this location (free registration and copy of the new issue of Revolver magazine required). MINISTRY side project the REVOLTING COCKS, now featuring MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen alongside Phil "Phildo" Owen (SKATENIGS), John Monte (M.O.D., ...

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Former KITTIE Members To Collaborate On New Material

Former KITTIE members Fallon Bowman (guitar) and Talena Atfield (bass) will be collaborating on new material for Bowman's solo project AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, according to a posting on Fallon's web site. "I think it will be good," she writes. "I go through these times where riffs just happen. Other times, nothing. I'm sure every musician knows ...

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MINISTRY: Fall Tour Dates Announced

The first dates have been announced for MINISTRY's fall 2004 headlining tour. They are as follows: Sep. 14 – Meridian - Houston, TX Sep. 17 - Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO Sep. 21 - 4th and B - San Diego, CA Sep. 22 - House of Blues Anaheim - Anaheim, CA Sep. 24 - House ...

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MINISTRY: 'No W' Video Posted Online

MINISTRY's video for the track "No W" has been posted online at this location (courtesy of RollingStone.com). "No W" comes off the band's latest CD, "Houses of the Molé", available now on Sanctuary Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Animositisomina" was recorded at El Paso's Sonic Ranch studios and marks the group's first release ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: MINISTRY, SCORPIONS, MOTÖRHEAD, HOLLYWOOD ROSE

MINISTRY's new album, "Houses of the Molé", has sold 5,081 copies in the U.S. during its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Meanwhile, SCORPIONS' latest, "Unbreakable", shifted 4,541 units, while MOTÖRHEAD's "Inferno" registered a first-week sales tally of 3,178. Perhaps most surprisingly, "The Roots of Guns N' Roses", a collection of the very ...

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DISBELIEF Replace GRIMFIST At Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

German death metallers DISBELIEF have replaced Norway's GRIMFIST at the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. GRIMFIST were forced to withdraw from the festival following their split with drummer Horgh (HYPOCRISY, ex-IMMORTAL). The complete list of bands confirmed ...

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AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT: Ex-KITTIE Guitarist's New Band To Make Live Debut

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, will make their live debut on July 17 at The Vatikan in Toronto, Canada. Says Bowman: "I'm actually really excited. REALLY excited. EVERYBODY SHOULD GO. EVERYONE. It's really a release party for PERDITION, a Toronto-based industrial/gothmetal band." AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT released their self-financed debut album, ...

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REVOLTING COCKS: 45-Year-Old Juvenile Delinquents Having A Gas

MINISTRY side project the REVOLTING COCKS, now featuring MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen alongside Phil "Phildo" Owen (SKATENIGS), John Monte (M.O.D., MIND FUNK, DRAGPIPE), Mike Scaccia (RIGOR MORTIS, MINISTRY) and Mark Baker (ex-FEAR, HELLIONS, SHADOW REICHENSTEIN), are currently in the studio recording a new album, tentatively due before the end of the year. "It's pretty fucking ...

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IRON MAIDEN Frontman To Interview SLIPKNOT For BBC's 'Rock Show'

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson will be interviewing SLIPKNOT for the June 12 edition of his "Rock Show", airing Saturday nights between 11:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. on BBC 6 Music. Dickinson's guests on the show the following week (June 19) will be industrial-metal pioneers MINISTRY. As previously reported, this weekend's edition of BBC 6 ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: Touring Plans Announced

Relapse Records recording artists THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN have announced forthcoming tour dates in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Miss Machine". "Miss Machine" will be released on July, 20 in the U.S. and August 2 in Europe. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN will kick off a five-week European headlining tour beginning June 5 with ...

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MINISTRY Frontman Pens Track For Videogame

MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen has written the theme song, "Bloodlines", for the videogame "Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines" (web site), due in stores around Halloween through Activision, according to a posting on the group's web site. The track will be released exclusively to iTunes in the fall. As previously reported, MINISTRY have set a ...

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