MINISTRY: 25th Anniversary Collection Due In September

Sanctuary Records has set a September 27 release date for MINISTRY's 25th anniversary collection, entitled "RaNtologY". The 15-track release features "redux, remixes and alt mixes" by MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen and the previously unreleased "The Great Satan", heralding the forthcoming 2006 MINISTRY release, "Rio Grande Blood", according to a posting on the group's web site.

The pre-order launch campaign for "RaNtologY" (view artwork by Paul Elledge at this location) begins August 15, exclusive to the MINISTRY estore. Snippets of "RaNtologY" tracks will be posted on the band's official web site commencing August 5.

As previously reported, MINISTRY will be teaming up with REVOLTING COCKS and SPYDER BABY for the MasterBaTour 2006, a two-month trek set to kick off May 2006..

MINISTRY last year completed a U.S. tour in support of their latest CD, "Houses of the Molé", available now on Sanctuary Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Animositisomina" was recorded at El Paso's Sonic Ranch studios and marks the group's first release since the departure of longtime bassist Paul Barker.


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