MINISTRY's previously announced North American tour with MUDVAYNE and IN FLAMES is far from a done deal, according to MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen. In addition, the group are contemplating launching their own summer tour in the U.S. "with a full line-up of decent bands for a change," according to Al.The following is Jourgensen's latest posting to the band's official web site: "[On the upcoming headlining tour] we [will be] playing four songs off the new album, five off 'Filth Pig', five off 'Psalm 69: The Way To Succeed and To Suck Eggs', two off 'Dark Side Of The Spoon', three off 'The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste', two off 'Land Of Rape and Honey'. No intermission. That's for posers. "Expect different arrangements on a lot of the songs. Keep things fresh, you know? We'll know after Al Paso what works and what doesn't. But the way things are sounding at rehearsals, I would recommend bringing an extra set of lungs. "This will be a hootenanny, I promise. "As far as openers for the tour, we're mulling some things over, but nothing is definite yet, except that we will be touring North America starting somewhere 'round March 20th - ish. "We'll tour the States for eight weeks, then go back to Europe, war or no war. After that, we'll have to wait and see. There's a lot of possibilities this summer. One might be to do our own festival...with a full line-up of decent bands for a change. "What do you guys think? "Either way, we'll be around. "Back to work. "Al-qaeda Jourgensen"
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