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Ministry was an industrial metal band , formed in 1981 by Al Jourgensen (alias Hypo Luxa ). The band started as a group of synth rock oriented music made. The late 80s, the band changed its sound industrial with lots of speed metal influences . in 1984 it had a hit with (Every Day Is) Halloween . The group finally broke through with their fifth studio album, Psalm 69 , in 1992.

After the death of bassist Paul Raven , on October 20, 2007, the band was lifted. Raven has also played with Killing Joke , Prong and later Godflesh .

On August 7, 2011 in Wacken was announced that the band will perform in 2012 back to Wacken Open Air . On November 30, 2011 Dour Ministry announced that theDour Festival is 2012 edition. Meanwhile, they are already attached to the Lokerse festivals (August 5), and they have a new album on March 23, 2012, called Relapse.

Band members edit ]Edit

Last Known occupation


  • Aaron Rossi (drums)
  • Al Jourgensen (vocals, guitar)
  • Mike Scaccia (guitar)
  • Tony Campos (bass)
  • Tommy Victor (guitar)
  • Sin Quirin (guitar)
  • John Bechdel (keyboard)

Discography edit ]Edit

Albums


  • 1983 - With Sympathy
  • 1986 - Twitch
  • 1988 - The Land Of Rape And Honey
  • 1989 - The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste
  • 1992 - Psalm 69
  • 1996 - Filth Pig
  • 1999 - Dark Side Of The Spoon
  • 2003 - Animositisomina
  • 2004 - Houses Of The Mole
  • 2006 - Rio Grande Blood
  • 2007 - The Last Sucker
  • 2008 - Cover Up
  • 2012 - Relapse
  • 2013 - Enjoy The Quiet, Live at Wacken 2012 (DVD)
  • 2013 - From Beer To Eternity

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