Tag: Ministry

Video: Ministry, ‘GhoulDiggers’ — second video from comeback album ‘Relapse’

Video: Ministry, ‘GhoulDiggers’ — second video from comeback album ‘Relapse’

With Al Jourgensen’s reformed Ministry opening its very short U.S. tour this Sunday in Denver, the band this week released a second music video from its comeback album ‘Relapse.’ The clip for ‘GhoulDiggers’ features some fine ranting by Uncle Al, a bit of cartoonery and some animated, grave-digging ducks.

New releases: Dexys, Ministry, David Bowie, Propaganda, Germs, Bob Mould’s Sugar

New releases: Dexys, Ministry, David Bowie, Propaganda, Germs, Bob Mould’s Sugar

This week’s new releases include the first new album in 27 years from Dexys Midnight Runners (now named Dexys), plus reissues from David Bowie (‘Ziggy Stardust’), Propaganda (‘Wishful Thinking’), Germs (‘GI’) and Bob Mould’s Sugar (‘Beaster’), as well as a new collection of Ministry remixes and covers.

New releases: The Smiths reissues, plus Ministry, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Paul Weller

New releases: The Smiths reissues, plus Ministry, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Paul Weller

This week’s new releases include individual reissues of each album in The Smiths’ catalog, plus MInistry’s first new album in five years (‘Relapse’), the U.K. release of Grinderman’s new remix album (‘Grinderman 2 RMX’) and the U.S. release of Paul Weller’s just-released solo album ‘Sonik Kicks.’

The Week in Rock: March 18-24, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 18-24, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, Morrissey, Bob Mould’s Sugar, Dave Gahan, Dead Can Dance, The Wedding Present, Paul Weller, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Ministry and a joint tour with The Cult, The Mission and Killing Joke.

Video: Ministry, ‘99 Percenters’ — pro-Occupy single off upcoming ‘Relapse’

Video: Ministry, ‘99 Percenters’ — pro-Occupy single off upcoming ‘Relapse’

Al Jourgensen’s newly reformed Ministry next week will release ‘Relapse,’ the band’s first new album in five years, and they’re promoting it with a new music video for pro-Occupy Wall Street single ’99 Percenters’ (‘1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 99 percent!’), which you can see here via Revolver.

The Week in Rock: Jan. 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: Jan. 22-28, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Ministry, They Might Be Giants, The Chameleons, The Cure, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Kate Bush, Social Distortion, Black Francis, Pulp and Dinosaur Jr — plus our Q&A with Howard Jones.

Stream: Ministry live at Misfits in Chicago, March 1982 — earliest live recordings

Stream: Ministry live at Misfits in Chicago, March 1982 — earliest live recordings

For fans of Ministry’s early synthpop incarnation, here’s a real treat: Four tracks recorded live in Chicago at the short-lived Misfits club in March 1982, the earliest known live recordings of Al Jourgensen and Co. made nearly 30 years ago — and long before the group morphed into an industrial giant and then near-metal act.

New releases: Public Image Ltd. and Modern English reissues, plus Bauhaus, Buck Satan

New releases: Public Image Ltd. and Modern English reissues, plus Bauhaus, Buck Satan

This week’s new releases include reissues of 10 albums by Public Image Ltd., plus John Lydon’s 1997 solo album, as well as reissue of the first three Modern English albums, a digital-only Bauhaus live album and the long-awaited debut by Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters, aka Ministry’s Al Jourgensen and guests such as Rick Neilsen of Cheap Trick.

Ministry to release pro-Occupy single ‘99 Percenters’ in advance of ‘Relapse’

Ministry to release pro-Occupy single ‘99 Percenters’ in advance of ‘Relapse’

Al Jourgensen’s newly reformed Ministry will release its first original music in four years later this week in the form of the pro-Occupy Wall Street single ’99 Percenters,’ which will go on sale digitally on Friday and then be streamed from the industrial juggernaut’s Facebook page beginning Christmas Day.

New releases: This Mortal Coil box set, plus Wayne Hussey, Brian Eno, Chris Connelly

New releases: This Mortal Coil box set, plus Wayne Hussey, Brian Eno, Chris Connelly

This week’s new releases include a new HD, career-spanning box set from This Mortal Coil, plus new albums from The Mission’s Wayne Hussey and former Ministry member Chris Connelly, plus a new Brian Eno EP.

The Week in Rock: Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2011

The Week in Rock: Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2011

Here’s this week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs news round-up, including posts about New Order, The Cure, Morrissey, Big Country, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Ministry — plus our interview with Peter Murphy

Video: Ministry’s ‘The Making of Relapse’ — in the studio with Al Jourgensen and Co.

Video: Ministry’s ‘The Making of Relapse’ — in the studio with Al Jourgensen and Co.

Al Jourgensen not only has reactivated Ministry for a new album and tour next summer, but he’s decided to chronicle the recording of the ‘Relapse’ record with a series of short ‘webisodes,’ the first of which can be watched here. The album is due out in spring, with a limited number of U.S. dates next summer.

The Week in Rock: Sept. 4-10, 2011

The Week in Rock: Sept. 4-10, 2011

Welcome to Slicing Up Eyeballs’ new weekly feature: the Week in Rock, which, as its name implies, rounds up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past, uh, week. Basically, it’s one-stop shopping for any readers who might have been too busy during the week to keep tabs on all the headlines.

New releases: Icehouse best-of, Ministry’s ‘Psalm 69’ on vinyl, Freeez reissue

New releases: Icehouse best-of, Ministry’s ‘Psalm 69’ on vinyl, Freeez reissue

This week’s new releases include the ‘White Heat’ best-of from Australia’s Icehouse, plus a vinyl reissue of Ministry’s ‘Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs’ and the first-ever CD release of ‘Gonna Get You,’ the second album from Freeez.