Ministry (band) | references
With its bouncy synthpop rhythms and lyrics all about woe-begotten Goth life, it's up there to 'Bela Lugosi's Dead' on the short list of universal Goth anthems ...
In 1996, after the release of their album Filth Pig, pioneering industrial rock troublemakers Ministry set out on a worldwide tour, leaving dazzled and dazed audiences in the wake of their brutal live shows.
nine inch nails might sell more records, but the Al Jourgensen-led Ministry is the most influential American industrial-rock band.
Industrial metal veterans MINISTRY debuted a new song called "Antifa" during their May 27 appearance at this year's edition of the "Blackest Of The Black" festival, which took place May 26–27 at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, California.
... one of Jourgensen's latter-day descriptions is more accurate: The music he prefers to call 'aggro' is 'erotic, neurotic, psychotic, cyberaggresive, new-beat dance, country new wave punk with a metal edge ... and just a touch of insanity.'
Everyone puts us in this 'We're an industrial band' [stuff]. I don't know about industrial because I never worked in a construction site or an industrial site. What is industrial? ZZ Top uses drum programming and samples and stuff. Is ZZ Top industrial? I don't think so. So I've never considered us an industrial band. We're an industrious band. How about that? We're still around after 35 years. That makes us industrious. But I don't know about industrial.