MINISTRY: Australian Tour Dates Announced

Industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY have lined up the following dates in Australia:

Oct. 08 - The Arena Ent. Complex – Brisbane, AUS
Oct. 09 - The Big Top at Luna Park – Sydney, AUS
Oct. 10 - The Palace Complex – Melbourne, AUS
Oct. 12 - Metropolis Fremantle - Perth, AUS

As previously reported, MINISTRY's video for the song "Lies Lies Lies" has been posted online at The clip was directed by Zach Passero at the 13th Planet Studios and The Pershing Theatre in El Paso, Texas and features the following lineup:

Tommy Victor (PRONG) - Guitar
Al Jourgensen - Vocals, Guitar
John Bechdel (FEAR FACTORY, KILLING JOKE) - Keyboards
Mike Scaccia (RIGOR MORTIS) – Guitar
Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT) - Drums
Paul Raven (KILLING JOKE) – Bass

"Lies Lies Lies" comes off the group's latest CD, "Rio Grande Blood", which was released in early May. The CD sold just under 7,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 134 on The Billboard 200 chart. The follow-up to 2004's "Houses Of The Molé" was produced by MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen at 13th Planet Studios in El Paso, TX, mixed at The Saltmine in Mesa, AZ, and mastered at DNA Mastering in Studio City, CA. The album features guitarist Victor, Raven and drummer Mark Baker, with guest appearances by Jello Biafra (ex-DEAD KENNEDYS) and Sgt. Major.



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