MINISTRY Announces Spring 2018 North American Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available
December 12, 2017
Industrial metal veterans MINISTRY will embark on a five-week North American tour in the spring. The trek, which kicks off on March 22 in Anaheim, California, will feature support from CHELSEA WOLFE.
A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale will begin on Wednesday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m. local time and end on Thursday, December 14 at 10:00 p.m. local time. When prompted, type in the presale code "CORRUPTED" to access tickets before the general public.
The general on-sale for U.S. dates is Friday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
MINISTRY will be touring support of its new album, "AmeriKKKant", which will be released on March 9, 2018 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc will feature guest appearances by DJ Swamp (Beck),Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY),Arabian Prince (N.W.A.) and Lord Of The Cello.
Produced by mainman Al Jourgensen, recorded at Caribou Studios in Burbank, California between January and May this year, and with striking artwork created by Mister Sam Shearon, the album's psychedelic, politically influenced and very much in-your-face nine tracks are rooted in Jourgensen's unadulterated anger for what’s happening in America today — the waning respect for the U.S. Constitution, the growing acceptance of one’s opinions replacing facts, the decline of our leaders' sense of morals, ethics and personal responsibility to the country and to their constituents, and the mad man in the White House.
"This album, 'AmeriKKKant', will provide FEMA-type relief for the devastation 'Hurricane Cheeto' has brought upon us," stated Jourgensen.
The official music video for the song "Antifa" can be seen below.
In 2016, Jourgensen announced plans to record a new MINISTRY studio album to follow 2013's "From Beer To Eternity", despite previously saying there would be no further MINISTRY records after the death of longtime guitarist Mike Scaccia in 2012.
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