Ministry Keeps Ranting With New Album, Tour
Veteran rock act Ministry will celebrate its 25th birthday with a new album due next month and an extensive tour in 2006.Veteran rock act Ministry will celebrate its 25th birthday with a new album due next month and an extensive tour in 2006. The 15-track "Rantology" rounds up such favorites as "Jesus Built My Hotrod" and "N.W.O." retooled by group leader Al Jourgensen as well as live versions of "Psalm 69," "Thieves" and "The Fall."
Due Sept. 27 via Sanctuary, "Rantology" also sports the new song "The Great Satan," which will appear on a new Ministry studio album next April. A snippet of the cut can be sampled on the group's official Web site.
In addition, the first 1,000 copies of "Rantology" ordered from the site will be autographed by the band.
Meanwhile, Ministry is gearing up for the MasterBa Tour 2006, which will also feature Revolting Cocks and Spyder Baby. At deadline, the only four confirmed dates are May 19-20 in Los Angeles, May 28 in Seattle and June 14 in New York, but the trek is expected to run through July.
Here is the track list for "Rantology":
"No W" (Redux)
"The Great Satan"
"Wrong" (Update Mix)
"N.W.O." (Update Mix)
"Stigmata" (Update Mix)
"Warp City" (Alternate Mix)
"Jesus Built My Hotrod" (Update Mix)
"Bad Blood" (Alternate Mix)
"Unsung" (Alternate Mix)
"Psalm 69" (Live in Paris)
"Thieves" (Live in Seattle)
"The Fall" (Live in London)