MINISTRY Announces Summer 2020 Tour With KMFDM And FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

MINISTRY Announces Summer 2020 Tour With KMFDM And FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

MINISTRY has announced a summer 2020 U.S. tour with support from KMFDM and FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY. "The Industrial Strength Tour" will celebrate the 30th anniversary of MINISTRY's "The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste" album. Released in 1989 and featuring hit singles "Thieves", "Burning Inside" and "So What", the record further cemented MINISTRY and Al Jourgensen as music innovators ahead of their time and produced a voluminous, aggressive sound that became a trademark for the industrial music genre.

"'The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste' just turned 30. Who knew we'd still be around to see this day," says Jourgensen. "But since we are alive and kicking, we figured we'd hop in the way-back machine and recreate the infamous original tour with KMFDM, and add in FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY as well. Don't miss it this time because we’ll be in wheelchairs for sure in another 30 years. May the fence be with you!"

A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale will begin on Tuesday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m. local time and end on Wednesday, January 15 at 10:00 p.m. local time. When prompted, type in the presale code "STRENGTH" to access tickets before the general public.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, January 17 at 10 a.m. local time.

Tour dates:

Jul. 01 - Seattle, WA @ The Showbox Sodo (buy tickets)
Jul. 02 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater (buy tickets)
Jul. 03 - Missoula, MT @ Wilma Theatre (buy tickets)
Jul. 05 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre (buy tickets)
Jul. 07 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue (buy tickets)
Jul. 09 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE (buy tickets)
Jul. 10 - Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre (buy tickets)
Jul. 11 - Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre (buy tickets)
Jul. 12 - Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theatre (buy tickets)
Jul. 13 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre (buy tickets)
Jul. 15 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues (buy tickets)
Jul. 16 - Huntington, NY @ The Paramount (buy tickets)
Jul. 17 - Montclair, NJ @ The Wellmont (buy tickets)
Jul. 18 - Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall (buy tickets)
Jul. 19 - Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage (buy tickets)
Jul. 21 - Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle (buy tickets)
Jul. 22 - Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live (buy tickets)
Jul. 24 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues (buy tickets)
Jul. 25 - Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live! (buy tickets)
Jul. 26 - San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theater (buy tickets)
Jul. 28 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater (buy tickets)
Jul. 29 - Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren (buy tickets)
Jul. 30 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues (buy tickets)
Jul. 31 - Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues (buy tickets)
Aug. 01 - San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom (buy tickets)

MINISTRY recently added several of the songs from "The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste" to its tour as the support act for SLAYER on the thrash metal band's final dates of its farewell world trek.

Released in March 2018, MINISTRY's latest album, "AmeriKKKant", was produced by Jourgensen and was recorded at Caribou Studios in Burbank, California. The artwork was created by Mister Sam Shearon.

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).