Lykotonon are a Denver side-project composed of members from Blood Incantation, Wayfaerer and Stormkeep to name but a few. The band, who have assumed aliases for the purposes of the project; pseudonyms so unusual that they give Elon Musk‘s son X Æ A-12 a run for his money.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, IndustrialMetal giant Ministry was forced to cancel their 2022 European tour. Rather than close out their year quietly, they chose to perform Industrial Strength Live streamed via the high-def 4K Hitkor platform.
System Of A Down, Incubus, Korn, Evanescence and Deftones will headline Sick New World Festival, a new music festival in 2023 featuring some of the biggest names in nu-metal. Among the dozens of bands on the bill, it will mark the reunions of both Flyleaf with lacey Sturm and Coal Chamber. The event will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the site of the recent When We Were Young Festival, that was forced to cancel one day of the fest due to high winds.
Industrial metal — of a recognisably early 90s style — lives on in 2022 in the form of Body Prophecy (20 Buck Spin) by Oklahoma’s Black Magnet. Following up Hallucination Scene — the project’s debut album — this latest release arrives with more than a casual nod to Nine Inch Nails, Ministry, and Godflesh (from which Justin K. Broadrick even lends his mixing talents on the album’s closing track). Continue reading →
Wednesday 13 has joined Ministry and their long awaited Moral Hygiene European Tour 2022! The band is replacing 3TEETH, no longer on the bill.Finnish goth rockers The 69 Eyes are the direct suppoort to Ministry. Wednesday 13 has also announced that the band has been forced to cancel their previously booked UK headline tour. Check out our review of the current US Ministry tour. Continue reading →
Al Jourgensen will bring his legendary Industrial Metal circus Ministry and their long awaited Moral Hygiene European Tour 2022! The band will perform tracks from their new album Moral Hygiene, released last year via Nuclear Blast, and their classic hits. On the run of dates, which includes headlining Damnation Festival, Ministry will be accompanied by two special guests – Finnish goth rockers The 69 Eyes and American industrial metallers 3Teeth. Check out our review of the current US Ministry tour. Tickets will go on-sale on this Friday 25th March @ 10am GMT via the below links.Continue reading →
The Wellmont Theater in Montclair NJ was burning inside when Ministry,Melvins and Corrosion Of Conformity took the stage on Saturday night.
The theater itself seats about 2000 people with general admission on the floor which is perfect for a swirling mosh pit. Built in 1922 as an old vaudeville house, it was enovated and reopened in 2008. Now under the Live Nation umbrella, it hosts some major acts and The Montclair Film Festival. It should be noted that if you are going to a show there, plan to arrive early as parking can be a challenge of Herculean proportions.
Louder Than Life Festival has announced its lineup for 2022, seeking to top the epic edition in 2021. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot and KISS will headline the festival of 100 artists over 4 days! Joining them will be Rob Zombie, Bring Me The Horizon, Alice In Chains (And A Separate Set From Jerry Cantrell), Alice Cooper, Incubus, Evanescence, Lamb Of God, Tenacious D, Yungblud, Chevelle, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Mastodon, In This Moment, The Pretty Reckless and many more! Taking place from September 21st – 25th 2022, the fest takes place at The Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center Passes are on sale now for $10 down (through March 31) at the link below. Continue reading →
Ministry has shared a new music video for the song “Sabotage is Sex” from last years’ album Moral Hygene. The track and video features Jello Biafra, in his first music video appearance ever. Jello and Al Jorgenson had an industrial/punk side project in the late 1980s, LARD. Created by director Joel Smith of Mad Minute Productions (previous work includes Activision, Audi, Black Eyed Peas, U2, The X Games), you can watch the video now!
Nine Inch Nails has booked on a 2022 U.S. tour this spring. The trek will include three shows in April and May, followed by more than half a dozen dates in September and is the replacement the full US tour canceled in 2021. The September 24 at the Blossom Music Center in Cleveland, will include support from Ministry and Nitzer Ebb. The tour includes appearances at the Shaky Knees festival in Atlanta and the inaugural Primavera Sound in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale on Friday, February 11 at 10 a.m. local time.