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MINISTRY Releases Trippy 'Victims Of A Clown' Video

Like a mid-20th century funhouse gone mad, MINISTRY's just-released video for the track "Victims Of A Clown" is a relentless hallucinogenic ride through images of creepy clowns roaming circuses where there are no exits, men parading in ghoulish gas masks, psychological messaging, physical reality bending, and nightmarish suburbia. And then there's DJ Swamp's couture. You ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN: 'Everyone Knows' TRUMP Is An Idiot

MINISTRY's mainman Al Jourgensen was recently interviewed by France's United Rock Nations Radio. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the lyrical themes covered on MINISTRY's new album, "AmeriKKKant": Al Jourgensen: "It's not really a manifesto against [U.S. president Donald] Trump. ...

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MINISTRY Announces Summer 2018 European Tour

Industrial metal veterans MINISTRY have announced an extensive tour of Europe. Kicking off in Spain, the trek will bring Al Jourgensen and his troop to the summer festivals and will see them perform several headline shows with various special guests, such as the haunting CHELSEA WOLFE, hardcore punk combo CONVERGE and post-rock highflyers GRAVE PLEASURES. ...

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PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, GODSMACK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Set For This Year's MONTEBELLO ROCKFEST

PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, GODSMACK and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS are among the scheduled performers at the 2018 edition of the Montebello Rockfest, set to take place June 14-16 in Montebello, Quebec, Canada. Rockfest will celebrate its 13th anniversary with a back-to-roots edition featuring over 70 rock, metal, punk-rock, hardcore, and hip-hop acts. ...

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KORN Members Featured In Inspiring Rock Documentary 'Mind Over Matter'

The award-winning feature documentary "Mind Over Matter" tells the unbelievable story of Brandon Mendenhall who was born with cerebral palsy, a neurological condition that affects movement, coordination and balance. It's an incurable disorder, and one that could have greatly limited Mendenhall's life. But he had other plans. The film shows how Mendenhall worked strenuously to ...

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Video Premiere: MINISTRY's 'Twilight Zone'

Industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY have releases a surreal and provocative new music video for the track "Twilight Zone" from the band's upcoming album, "AmeriKKKant", due out March 9 (Nuclear Blast). Building upon the themes of the song, the "Twilight Zone" video takes the viewer on a macabre excursion through the current U.S. news media climate ...

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DIMMU BORGIR And THE HELLACOPTERS To Headline PSYCHO LAS VEGAS Festival

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR and reunited Swedish garage rockers THE HELLACOPTERS will headline this year's edition of the Psycho Las Vegas festival, set to take place August 17-19 at venues throughout the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Festival billing: DIMMU BORGIR THE HELLACOPTERS SUNN 0))) GODFLESH ENSLAVED AMERICAN NIGHTMARE BORIS CKY ...

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SIXX:A.M. Members JAMES MICHAEL And DJ ASHBA Launch PYROMANTIC

SIXX:A.M. members James Michael (vocals) and DJ Ashba (guitar) have launched a brand new project called PYROMANTIC. The "American songwriting duo" is putting the finishing touches on an album's worth of music, to be released later in the year. PYROMANTIC will film a video for its debut single "in a couple of weeks" in Las ...

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MINISTRY: Lyric Video For 'Wargasm' Song From 'AmeriKKKant' Album

The official lyric video for the song "Wargasm" from industrial metal veterans MINISTRY can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "AmeriKKKant", which will be released on March 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc will feature guest appearances by DJ Swamp (Beck), Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY), Arabian Prince ...

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Reunited VIO-LENCE Plus Members Of TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN Perform At 'Killian On Command' Benefit Concert (Video)

TESTAMENT, EXODUS, FORBIDDEN and VIO-LENCE members performed at a benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian last night (Saturday, January 20) at The Midway in San Francisco, California. "Killian On Command: An Evening Of Vio-Lence" saw the musicians play only VIO-LENCE material spanning the band's entire catalog of songs written from 1985 through 1992. They ...

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Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN Moves To Larger Venue

Due to high ticket demand, the previously announced benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) is moving to a larger venue. The event, originally scheduled for Saturday, January 20 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California, will now take place the same night at The Midway (900 Marin Street) in San Francisco. This ...

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IGOR CAVALERA Doesn't Think Production On 'Bestial Devastation' And 'Morbid Visions' Did SEPULTURA's Early Sound Justice

United Rock Nations conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) prior to their December 6 show at Lùsine in Istres, France as part of the "Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots" tour where they were celebrating the 20th anniversary of ...

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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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