Unless it’s a bands debut album, it’s unheard of that anyone plays every song from their latest release. In fact, … More
“If an artist tries to cater to what they think the listeners want to hear then you’ve really defeated the whole purpose of art.”
A colossal album that will remind you of why you came to love the band & why they remain vital to modern music today.
You can always count on Ministry to give you a visceral, louder-than-hell performance.
There’s a sense of urgency in these recordings that perfectly illustrate what made industrial music perverse and powerful in 1990.
“I would take really perfect photos & knock them down a little bit by doing things to them. Which is basically what Al was doing with sound.”
When “Thieves” ended most of us just stood there in disbelief that this set just flew by in front of us. It was intense and completely satisfying.
Ministry’s first show of the year showed zero signs of rust and all signs that they remain a live act to be reckoned with.
It’s the kind of album that allows you to discover more with each repeated listen.
“We would be sitting across from each other & he would look at me and say, “Well, what do you think we should do here?” And I’m like, “What? You’re Al Jourgensen, man!” – Sin Quirin