MINISTRY will be taking part in a signing session at Tower Records in West Hollywood, California on Thursday, May 18 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Present for the session will be the group's entire current touring lineup, which consists of the following: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 The first 200 people to buy MINISTRY's new release "Rio Grande Blood" or the new REVOLTING COCKS "Cocked and Loaded" CD will receive a free MINISTRY poster. They will also have a chance to win two tickets to one of MINISTRY's House of Blues shows (May 19-20) MINISTRY recently completed a video for the song "Lies Lies Lies", taken from their latest CD, "Rio Grande Blood". The clip was directed by Zach Passero at the 13th Planet Studios and The Pershing Theatre in El Paso, Texas. A photo of the brand-new MINISTRY touring lineup has been posted online at this location. "Rio Grande Blood" 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.