Ministry

That Tour Was Awesome: Ministry/Helmet/Sepultura (1992)

October 27, 2016

The frontmen for each band—Ministry‘s Al Jourgensen, Helmet‘s Page Hamilton and Sepultura‘s Max Cavalera—share stories from one of the most oddly perfect mixes of diversified brutality in metal history. Get ready for tales of heroin, highway crashes and a puke-covered Eddie Vedder.

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Ministry’s With Sympathy

July 24, 2015

While derided by Al Jourgensen and some fans With Sympathy contains some of Al’s most iconic songs and tips the hat to what followed in his still evolving career.

Aesthetic Mess: Crappy Legacy Metal Act Cover Art in the 21st Century

April 23, 2013

Guys in metal bands grow old. We know that. It’s natural and can’t be helped. Sometimes they continue to put out good music, sometimes they lose the fire that drove them back in the day. That’s fine. We aren’t here to talk about the music. We are here to take a look at some of…

No Chimes in Decibel-land

February 8, 2012

About two weeks ago, a massive set of Bob Dylan covers compiled to honor 50 years of Amnesty International—4 discs, 73 tracks and 73 different artists—hit shelves.  Sure, it’s fascinating to see an expansive and eclectic roster that includes old-timers like Pete Townsend, Jeff Beck and Mark Knopfler alongside relative newcomers like The Gaslight Anthem,…

Ministry – “The Mind is a Terrible Thing to Taste”

September 28, 2011

I distinctly recall the first time I heard Ministry’s The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste.

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Ministry’s “Filth Pig”

January 19, 2011

Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, every Wednesday morning, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and moan at length as to why everybody’s full of shit and said dud is, in fact, The…